What Are The Hidden Costs Of Buying a Home?

If only securing a mortgage were a simple and quick process. The entire endeavour would be rewarding and hassle-free. Unfortunately, applying for a home loan is more complex than ever before — and more expensive. If you’re buying a home for the first time, it’s important to get a handle on all the costs involved. more

9 Things You Need to Know About Saving for a House Deposit

Saving for a house deposit

Since the housing crisis of 2018, banks have imposed a range of tighter restrictions on mortgage applications. The days of the zero per cent mortgage are long gone. You’ll need a minimum of a five per cent deposit. And because house prices are at record levels, you’ll need several thousand pounds to be considered for more

Do Broadband Speeds Affect House Prices?

Do broadband speeds affect house prices?

Broadband speeds are still woefully low in many areas of the UK. People in rural areas are still struggling to get speeds that can handle streaming the likes of Netflix and Amazon Prime. And if you’re a homeowner affected by this issue, it might be doing damage to your property’s market value. A 21st-century problem more

Getting on the Property Ladder: A First-Time Buyer’s Guide

First-time house buyer tips

The UK housing market is still in rude health, but raising finance is still difficult for first-time buyers. The days of the 100 per cent mortgage are long gone. If you’re a first-time buyer trying to get on the property ladder, you need a good credit rating and a hefty deposit. Buying your own home more