Buying your first home can often be both a daunting and exciting experience. While it’s likely that you’re thrilled about the concept of starting a life inside of your own property, and getting your foot on the real-estate ladder, there are plenty of hurdles and problems that you’ll need to avoid if you want to… More
There are many good reasons to buy a house, one being that it is becoming ever more expensive to be a renter. According to the Association of Residential Lettings Agents, first-time buyers looking to purchase a house in 2017 will have already spent an average of £52,900 on rent – a cost that will add… More
If you aim to get onto the property ladder in the UK, you have your work cut out for you, as a host of challenges await first time house buyers. And if you have aspirations for buying in London and aren’t rolling in money, you may be out of luck. In a January 2016 story… More
In the years since the financial crisis, there have been numerous changes in the banking and mortgage industries in the UK, presumably to lessen the risk of another similar catastrophe. But certain alarming financial trends, such as a surge in consumer debt over the past few years, have prompted many to wonder if we’re headed… More
Unless you were hiding under a rock somewhere in 2016, you’ve surely heard about the housing crisis in Britain: inflated prices, deflated inventories, and a host of initiatives that have made life more challenging for homeowners and renters alike. One problem that has received considerable attention is that despite initiatives by the government to help… More
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