Choosing the right estate agent

Selling, buying or renting a home can be a stressful, time consuming and an expensive time in your adult life. This can be made a lot more expensive, not to mention frustrating, if you have chosen the wrong estate agent. So, how do you choose the right one? When dealing with one of the most… read more

Everything You Need To Know About Stamp Duty As A First Time Buyer

What is Stamp Duty? Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) must be paid if you buy a property (or land) that costs above a certain amount in England or Northern Ireland. How much do I have to pay? If you are a first-time buyer in either England or Northern Ireland, you will not pay any Stamp… read more

Tenants: What to expect from a house inspection

House inspections normally take place once or twice a year. They are typically done by the landlord or property manager. What is inspected? A thorough inspection should cover all aspects of the rental property from top to bottom: Electrical – You should check all the power points are working, by plugging in a small appliance… read more