FIRST TIME BUYER MYTHBUSTERS
With the large sums of money involved and language all of its own, is it any wonder buying a home can feel overwhelming, especially for first-time buyers? But, buying a home for the first time need not be daunting if you’re armed with the right information.
IF YOU’RE LOOKING TO SELL, NOW’S THE TIME
If you’re looking to sell your home, now’s a good time to do it, according to the latest signs in our House Price Index. As the cost of inflation continues to bite, property prices are showing the lowest monthly price growth since December 2019. Buyer demand is still 40% up on the five year average.
The step-by-step guide to buying a home
Are you ready to put your moving plans into action? Our handy guide will take you through each step of the process, from working out your budget to making an offer, exchanging contracts and moving in. Take the first step towards your next move, today. Here’s how to get started…
How does an EPC rating affect my mortgage?
What is a good EPC rating and how can it affect your mortgage? Here's everything you need to know. With sustainability playing an increasingly important role in the housing sector, there has been more discussion around whether EPC ratings affect mortgages.
When Is The Best Day and Time of Year to Move House?
Friday is the UK's most popular day to move house whilst Sunday is the cheapest day to move house. Summer is the UK's favourite month to move, with the majority of house moves happening in August, according to new Compare My Move data.
Average UK house price hits record £250,000
The average cost of a UK home has broken through the £250,000 barrier for the first time to stand at a record of £250,200. Both the time taken to sell a home and the number of price reductions on properties have increased, according to our latest House Price Index. While the rate at which property values are rising is likely to ease during the rest of the year, house prices are not expected to fall.
On your marks: How to position yourself for a quick home purchase
In times of rising interest rates, buyers need to be nimble. Here we explain why its never too early to start the mortgage and conveyancing process.
Should I downsize?
There are a number of reasons why downsizing to a smaller home is a good idea. As the number of over 55’s looking to downsize in the UK grows, we take a look at the pros and cons of downsizing your house to help you decide whether it's right for you.
Tips to make a house a home
How do you make a house a home? Do you unpack straight away or prefer to take your time? Redrow spoke to some of their home buyers about how to make a house a home and sought some stress-free interior design ideas from their in-house expert Alysha Alli to make an instant impact.