Help and Advice on Moving house

Read our wide range of articles on moving house, updating your rented homes and dealing with estate agent.

Shared Ownership: What percentage should I buy to begin with?

How to decide what percentage of a Shared Ownership property to buy.

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, First time buyer

Shared Ownership: who owns the rest of the property?

For some, the idea of not owning the whole of a property can be nerve-wracking, and the biggest concern is over who owns the rest of it, and what control do they have?

First Time Buyers, First time buyer

How to sell a Shared Ownership property

If you’re looking to sell your Shared Ownership property, you might be wondering what the process is.

Selling a home

How much does it cost to staircase?

Staircasing is a great route to owning your own home outright – but how much does it cost, and is it worth it?

Conveyancing, First Time Buyers, Costs and Fees

Shared Ownership mortgages explained

Looking to buy a Shared Ownership property, but not sure how the mortgage will work? We explain it here.

How much rent can I afford?

You’ve decided to rent a new place – but how much rent can you afford?

Renting

10 forgotten costs when buying a home

Everyone knows that buying a new home can be costly, but the cost of buying a home includes so much more than simply paying for the house itself. Make sure you don’t get caught out with some of these often-forgotten costs.

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, Costs and Fees

Can you get a mortgage with bad credit?

If you’ll need a mortgage to buy your property but you’ve got a bad credit history, there are options.

Conveyancing, Mortgages

How does credit card debt affect getting a mortgage?

If you’re going to need a mortgage to buy your property, your debts should be the first thing you think about.

Mortgages