What does a letting agent do?
Being a landlord can be a rewarding investment, but it also comes with challenges. Letting agents can make your life easier. Here's how.
The Renters' (Reform) Bill: What you need to know as a landlord
Updated in May 2023, in this guide we’ll explain what the Renters’ (Reform) Bill is and examine the impact the legislation could have on landlords in England.
Ways to make your house more sustainable (and why it will appeal to tenants)
Receiving shared inheritance on a property: all you need to know
Inheriting a property is a major life event. Here is everything you need to know about receiving a shared inheritance on a property.
When is the right time to downsize?
Thinking it might be time to downsize your home? Here are some telling signs that you’re ready to uproot.
House prices were on the up again in March: Rightmove reveals
As we reach the busiest season of the year for the housing market, recent data from Rightmove* reveals that home hunters and sellers alike are making the most out of the warmer weather, brighter evenings and the market heating up...
How to plan your finances when moving home
It is important to carefully plan finances when moving home, but making these decisions can be challenging. This guide will provide tips on how to budget effectively for your move in the current climate.
Could mortgage rates be falling?
Confidence in the property market is returning like wildlife this spring as mortgage rates continue to fall, despite the Bank of England raising its base rate once again. Because of this, house prices appear to have picked up since February, according to recent data analysis...
What is mortgage agreement in principle?
Learn everything you need to know about mortgage agreements in principle. We explain what an agreement in principle means, how to get one and more.
Tenancy Agreements: all you need to know
The tenancy agreement is in place to protect both parties throughout the course of a tenancy, so if you’re keen to know the ins and outs to ensure that all your renting experiences run smoothly, we’ve broken down all there is to know about the agreement between you and your landlord...
How to keep your house warm
When winter approaches in the UK, the thoughts of homeowners and renters turn to switching on the heating.
But with energy prices rising and the government’s energy price guarantee now only lasting until April 2023, those thoughts are switching to saving money while also keeping warm.
Student guide: Moving into university accommodation
Looking for a list of essentials for university? With this printable uni checklist, you’ll find everything you need to pack.
Home improvement ideas to get your house ready for summer
If you’re thinking about opening your door to viewings this summer, take a look at these home improvement ideas to get the place looking as fresh as a daisy…
How to clear away Christmas and embrace New Year in your home
For some, New Year is a welcomed and refreshing season – for others, the January blues might be setting in. Whether there are still remnants of Christmas left behind in your home or you’ve boxed everything up, it’s important for your wellbeing to welcome the New Year into your home and say goodbye to the festivities. Here are some top tips to help you make the transition...
Here’s what you can expect from the property market in 2023
It’s a new year and the property market is shaping up to potentially look quite different in 2023. Here's what you can expect...
EPC ratings explained – Your guide to understanding EPC certificates
If you’re thinking about either buying or selling, renting or letting, EPC ratings will come up, and you’ll need to know what they mean.
What will the stamp duty extension mean for the property market?
Top hybrid working locations
The debate on whether hybrid working is here to stay rages on.
Forced upon the UK workforce due to the Covid-19 pandemic, hybrid working remained popular with both employers and employees after government guidance was lifted in February 2022.
The best London commuter towns in 2022
There are whole host of options when choosing a place to live with a short commute into London.
But you’ll also need to factor in property prices, monthly rents, and the price of a rail season ticket, as well as those all-important train times.
Here are 10 great options for you to consider…