Escape to the country (or seaside, or suburbs)

With our eyes always on the property market, there’s a new trend that we’ve noticed emerging lately – and that’s a change in which spots buyers are looking to settle in. Over the past 6 months, there’s been a shift in perspective on what makes certain locations ‘desirable’ to live in, and others…maybe not so […]

Online estate agents vs high street estate agents

Should I use an online estate agent to sell my home? When thinking of selling your house, one of the first questions you may be asking is: should I use one of the new online estate agents? Are they as good as traditional high street estate agents? Of course, there are pros and cons to […]

Bigger house or smaller mortgage? What’s best when buying a new home

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Bigger house or smaller mortgage: what’s best when buying a new home? So, you’re thinking of buying your next home. If you are anything like most of our members, you’ll be spending a lot of time on the Homefinder map, looking at the different places you could afford. One of the questions that […]

New Stamp Duty Rates for First-Time Buyers

First-time buyers, rejoice! If you’re buying a property for less than £300,000, then you don’t have to pay any stamp duty. Saving you up to £5,000. Read on to find out how to take advantage of the new stamp duty rates for first-time buyers. Update: November 2020 – Please note that there is currently a […]