Moving House

How do you move everything you own into your new home without losing your mind? By reading our moving home guides. Handy hints and tips to help you pack up and settle in.. Choosing a Removal Company. Moving items out of your current property and...

Renting to Own

Rent-to-own, also known as rental-purchase, is a type of legally documented transaction under which tangible property, such as furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances, is leased in exchange for a weekly or monthly payment, with the...

Buy or Sell First?

Most people sell their current home at the same time as buying a new one, forming a property chain. Selling before you buy has risks, but it can also have great advantages Advantages of selling before you buy Disadvantages Tips If you do sell...

Cash Vs. Mortgage

Paying cash for a home eliminates the need to pay interest on the loan and many closing costs. When buying a house with cash, there are no mortgage origination fees, appraisal fees or other fees charged by lenders to assess buyers. A cash home...

First Property Search

Moving to your own place? If you’re renting for the first time follow Shelter’s top tips to avoid the common pitfalls. Be sure it’s safe Check the gas safety certificate before you move in. You should also make sure you’re happy with the...

The Home Inspection

A home inspection is a limited, non-invasive examination of the condition of a home, often in connection with the sale of that home. Home inspections are usually conducted by a home inspector who has the training and certifications to perform...

Working With A Realtor

A Realtor is a broker or agent who is a member of the Board of Realtors, an organization that follows a code of ethics beyond state license laws. It is realtors who sponsor the Multiple Listing Service to which every real estate agent in the...

Home For The 1st Time

Moving to your own place? If you’re renting for the first time follow Shelter’s top tips to avoid the common pitfalls. Be sure it’s safe Check the gas safety certificate before you move in. You should also make sure you’re happy with the...

Step-by-Step Buying

First of all, have your credit checked. Homebuyers to have their credit checked six months before buying a place to make sure their FICO score is where it needs to be. Know what you can afford. Realtors insist that prospective homebuyers “contact...

Remodel or Refinance?

Let’s see. Do I want to refinance now or wait until I finish with my home improvements? Or do I go ahead and get a construction loan, complete my addition, then refinance both my mortgages when the addition is complete? Do I need the value...