What does the latest house price data mean for you?
Will your home keep rising in value? When’s the best time to sell in the next year? And how could moving help you with the cost of living? Here’s what the latest data from Zoopla’s House Price Index means for you.
Green homes can sell faster and for 16% more
Rightmove’s Green Homes Report confirms what many in the industry already suspected about the appeal of energy-efficient housing for both homeowners and investors. There’s a distinct positive correlation between new-build homes and their energy efficiency ratings.
12 home staging tips to speed up your house sale
Staging your home can attract buyers, speed up your sale and even get you a higher price. Here are 12 DIY home staging tips to help your home look its best. Staging your home is a way of styling it to appeal to more buyers and encourage a higher sale price. Home staging can add 10% to your sale price and sell your home 3 times faster.
Will more first-time buyers lock in longer mortgage terms?
If you’re looking to buy your first home right now, you’ve probably been hearing a lot about rising house prices and interest rates, as well as the cost of living.
With so much uncertainty, it’s really important to carefully consider how much you can afford to pay when buying a home, including your mortgage costs.
Will house prices keep rising, and is it a good time to move?
The housing market heatwave across Great Britain continues this month, as temperatures soar up and down the country.
Asking prices have hit a record-high for the sixth month in a row, rising by 0.4% (+£1,354) to £369,968. In London, the average is now £692,828.
Pandemic housing boom creates 270,000 property millionaires
Demand for property was up nearly 60% over the last two years, while supply drained to 40% below the norm. Which meant only one thing: house prices increased as the nation got moving.
Moving With Kids
We all know that moving house is chaotic and stressful. Moving with kids just adds to the difficulty. As every parent knows, even regular life with kids can be overwhelming. And if there’s a major disruption in your children’s routine? Then you had better be prepared. That’s why we’ve compiled these tips to deal with a move with children.
HOW MUCH VALUE CAN YOUR GARDEN ADD TO YOUR HOME?
It’s not uncommon knowledge that the property market has been booming over the last 18 months. Due to lockdowns meaning we’ve all spent a lot more time at home, people have realised just how important having outdoor space is to them.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO MOVE IN 2022?
We’re sorry for mentioning Christmas in July. But bear with us. If you’re thinking of moving, chances are you’ve pictured yourself in your new home in time for the end of the year. What better place to spend the festive season, and kick off 2023, than in your new pad.
MORTGAGE STRESS TESTS TO BE SCRAPPED IN AUGUST: HOW COULD THIS AFFECT YOU?
Borrowing to buy property could become easier for many as the Bank of England plans to remove mortgage stress tests this summer after eight years. Since 2014, lenders have been required to carry out a particular set of ‘stress tests’ on each mortgage application as a way of ensuring affordability. The criteria was brought in as a reaction to the financial crisis as a guard against people taking on too much borrowing.