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27 Mar 2017
650 reasons not to worry about student intake from the EU in 2017
You may have noticed a renewed flurry of post-referendum pessimism in early February as UCAS published its January 2017 deadline application figures.
Overall application numbers down by 5%,
and EU applications down by 7%
- proof positive of the devastating effect of the referendum vote on the future ... [Read more]
01 Feb 2017
Getting your home rent-ready
Finding a good letting agent
When you decide to rent your home, finding a good letting agent
is crucial. While it may seem tricky because the letting industry is unregulated (unlike estate agents who buy and sell, letting agents don’t fall under the 1979 Estate Agent act), there are thankfully a few
... [Read more]
26 May 2016
Student property tips 2016: Where is the best place to invest this summer?
As demand swells for student homes in the summer months, 2016 has presented a better opportunity to put money into the sector than ever before.
Student property has been a popular asset class now for some time. Rising from the lower end of the scale and shaking off its reputation as a niche asset for... [Read more]
21 Jul 2015
Bridging loan in the property sector
The property sector can be a difficult place to boom, especially if you’re not able to access the money that you need quickly. A lot of the time, the property sector requires a quick turnaround. If you’re new to it then it can be very difficult to know where to start. You either need to go in to it ... [Read more]
31 Mar 2015
Why Wimbledon is Such a Great Place to Live for Renting Couples
Wimbledon is known mostly for the annual tennis tournament
that holds here but it has a lot to offer residents including renting couples. Apart from bringing some of the biggest names in tennis to the area, it offers powerful rain and tube links to Surrey as well as the centre of London. Wimbledon... [Read more]
13 Jan 2015
So why is it SO hard to move up the housing ladder?
We've been hearing so much about first-time buyers in the press and the problems they've had getting onto the first rung of the housing ladder over the last few years. There have been numerous schemes to try to help them: from the Help to Buy programme to David Cameron's pledge that he will offer mo... [Read more]
22 Oct 2014
Three London hotspots you don’t want to miss
The capital’s bright lights attract people around the world for a host of different reasons. Finding a good spot to settle is difficult, though with rising house prices and property investors always looking out for the next hotspot. Here’s a few locations where you can still find value in the London... [Read more]
28 Jul 2014
England’s cost of living crisis: Should we move elsewhere?
Over the course of the past 12 months, much of the UK’s political discourse has been dominated by discussions over whether we’re in the middle of what Ed Miliband has dubbed a ‘cost of living crisis’
. With the price of supermarket shopping rising and rental rates shooting up to astronomical levels, ... [Read more]
28 Jul 2014
London versus the Rest of Britain: Where to Live?
Whether you’re just out of university and trying to pinpoint where you next want to live, or you’re a professional already established in a career and are looking to give yourself the best possible opportunities for further upward movement in your field, one of the questions anybody moving home in t... [Read more]
20 Jun 2014
Is property a good investment?
Property is perhaps one of the best investments a person can make. No matter how one chooses to use the property – whether it’s to live in or rent out – properties are almost always guaranteed to produce a return on that investment. This return may occur down the line, when you decide to sell the pr... [Read more]
16 Jun 2014
Four alternate ways to find a mortgage
Looking for a mortgage is an arduous process that most of us would much rather forgo. But unfortunately, if one is to get the best possible deal on a property, one must also get the best possible deal on financing. This means finding a mortgage, speaking to advisors, shopping around, negotiating whe... [Read more]
03 Jun 2013
BuyProperty4Less helps investors do just that
BuyProperty4Less is an investment portal that helps buyers to do just that. The newly launched specialist site, part of the Lead Galaxy network of real estate portals, is tailored to meet growing demand for investments in bricks and mortar at a time of economic uncertainty.
As budgets are tightened d... [Read more]
31 May 2013
Sell My Property Tips: Choosing the right buyer
If you are looking to sell your house fast
, SellMyProperty.org has already covered the basics. From putting up the best possible listing photos to presenting your house in the prettiest light, attracting buyers to your house has never been more straightforward.
But how do you know the buyers you are ... [Read more]
19 Apr 2013
Relaunched TheMoveChannel.com puts people at the centre of property news
TheMoveChannel.com has launched an updated news service to put people at the centre of its property coverage.
The overseas property portal, powered by lead generation
network Lead Galaxy, is one of the leading news hubs for the overseas real estate industry, covering the latest market statistics, inv... [Read more]
18 Apr 2013
Sell My Property Tips: How to prepare your home for the spring rush
If you want to sell your house fast
, then spring is the time to do it: the market is at its busiest during the spring bounce, with buyers turning out to look for properties in the warm post-winter weather. But with lots of buyers come lots of sellers, as the market responds to the increased demand. ... [Read more]
11 Apr 2013
Why invest in residential properties in London?
London is one of the world's most global cities - its population of over eight million people is dazzlingly diverse, and the bustling, vibrant atmosphere makes it a uniquely exciting place to live. For property investors, the English capital offers a wealth of choices when it comes to purchasing hom... [Read more]
22 Sep 2011
Houses for sale in Bathgate
The West Lothian town of Bathgate has existed in some form or other since the 1100’s. It’s therefore no surprise that it is steeped in history, and was the site of an important Royal Castle, given by Robert the Bruce to his daughter as a wedding present. The town’s original name means ‘House in the ... [Read more]
11 Aug 2011
Holiday homes in Fife – what, where?
Fife, the Kingdom of Fife, to give the county its full name is slap bang between Dundee and Edinburgh, two of Scotland's major cities. None the wiser?
Then think St Andrews, the 'home of golf', the R&A, The Open Championship, or picture in your mind's eye the opening sequence of the 1981 Oscar-wi... [Read more]