Help and Advice on Moving house

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

Mortgage fees and costs guide

When applying for a mortgage, you’ll consider the overall price but there might be fees and costs you weren’t expecting. Know what to look for with our guide to mortgage costs.

How to buy a house with cash

If you can afford it, it might seem sensible to minimise your debt by not taking out a mortgage. But is buying a house with cash the best option for you?

Conveyancing, Conveyancing Advice

How to add value to your home

We look at simple ways to add value to your home, from conversions and extensions to decluttering and decorating.

Selling a home

How to check your credit score

If you’re eager to get a mortgage, one of the first things to consider is your credit score, as it may have an impact on how much you can borrow and what rate of interest you pay.

Buying a house, Before you buy

How much can I borrow?

If you know you want to buy a property and you’ll need a mortgage, it’s worth assessing how much money you’ll need to borrow, and whether you’ll be able to get it.

How to choose a buy to let property

Our guide on what to look for when choosing a buy to let property.

Rentals

What is a property chain and how do I break it?

Property chains can be an added complication, in the run up to buying and on moving day – so what can you do about it?

Conveyancing Advice

What is buy to let?

If you’re thinking of buying to let, it’s important to understand how buy to let works and what options and challenges come with a buy to let mortgage.

Rentals

How to get a mortgage

You’ve done your research, you know what kind of property you’re looking for, but now you have to figure out which mortgage is best for you, and how to get it.

Finance