At last, the house that you have fondly loved, but no longer meets your family’s needs, is on the market and the estate agents have worked their magic. It’s time for the house viewings. (Also see our guide to choosing an Estate Agent and finishing off the snag list: preparing your house to sell). You’ve got a couple of house viewings booked in, and you … Continue reading House Viewings: How to sell your house quickly
I spent the first eighteen years of my life living with my family; my two parents, my little sister, a dog, and a cat. A busy household with school, parents’ careers, and animals running around. It was great. Then went the big move to university. All of a sudden I had higher bills, smaller space to myself… But I had a lock on my own … Continue reading Co-op Living: why shouldn’t adults have housemates?
Lowering the cost of your mortgage isn’t just a case of finding a lower interest rate. Over a typical 25 year term, a £100,000 mortgage costs over £177,000 to repay (assumes interest rate of 5%). To celebrate UK Financial Planning Week, Danny Cox CFP, Head of Financial Planning at Hargreaves Lansdown looks at ways to cut the total cost of buying your home. You’ll find … Continue reading 5 ways to reduce the cost of your mortgage
We received this fun infographic from Real Oak Floors on what to look out for when moving home. It’s not all location location location, but maybe location, education, price, and square footage… Enjoy! Continue reading Infographic: moving house
When it’s finally time to move, you’ve exchanged and your completion date is in sight, then it’s time to notify all the businesses and services that have integrated themselves into your life over the years. But where to start? Copse Magazine brings you this handy list for you to print and tick off as you go. Utilities Water Sewage Electricity Gas Telephone Broadband Mobile phone … Continue reading Moving house checklist
You’ve decided to sell the house and you’ve selected the right estate agent, now it’s time to fix all those little jobs that have needed doing for weeks, months or years – the snag list, in order to ensure you get the best price for your house. You know what it’s like, after a while living in your house you become selectively blind to the … Continue reading Getting the snag list done: Selling your house quickly