Tracker mortgages: How they compare with fixed rates
There are a huge number of mortgages available, and the choice can sometimes be overwhelming.
From fixed and variable rate deals to capital repayment and interest-only mortgages, choosing the right mortgage for you can be daunting.
One type of mortgage you may have heard of is a tracker mortgage and in this guide we explain everything you need to know about how trackers work and how they compare with the more common fixed rate deals.
Low stock continues to dictate house prices
This new asking price record shows that once again, the property market exceeds all expectations, even during times of market uncertainty...
Buy to let: Houses vs Flats
Stepping into the world of buy-to-let commands prospective landlords to ask themselves countless questions before taking the plunge, one of the most pressing being; which type of property works best as an investment?
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.
Winter gardening ideas
While your garden may be largely dormant during the colder months, your work isn’t done, and late autumn and winter are ideal times to take on some key outdoor jobs.
Whether you’re planting hardy cold weather plants to give your garden some winter colour, or spending time preparing your outdoor space for spring, winter gardening is time well spent.
How to get your house ready for the spookiest season of the year
Halloween is creeping around the corner - it’s time to start hanging up bats and spiders, carving out Jack-o'-lantern smiles, and sprucing up your home for the spookiest season of the year.
Why is moving house so stressful?
Is moving house getting too stressful? Plan in advance with this house moving guide and keep the anxiety at bay.
What grants are available to landlords?
As the government push for energy-efficient homes, discover the grants available to you as a landlord, here.
What are the new stamp duty rates - September 2022
Thousands of buyers will benefit from the government’s permanent cut to stamp duty, which was announced today in Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s ‘mini-Budget’.
How to Create a Party-Ready Garden
As autumn swings around, festivities, parties and low temperatures follow close behind.
Ways to Make Your Rental Property Search Easier and Faster
Whether you’re a new landlord or thinking about becoming one, searching for the perfect buy-to-let property for the best return on investment is no easy task.
Am I Eligible for Right to Buy?
Right to Buy is a government scheme introduced to help tenants purchase their council-owned properties at a discounted rate.
What is conveyancing?
If you're not sure what the conveyancing process involves, this Martin & Co guide reveals everything you need to know.
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.
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 Biggest Property Turnoffs and What They Could Cost You
If you’re wondering how much your home is worth, new research suggests there could be a list of turn offs decreasing your home’s value. Here are some to consider…