Help and Advice on Moving house

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

What is negative equity?

Put simply, this is when the amount of money that you owe on your house is greater than the sale value if you were to try and sell it now

Conveyancing, Selling a home

Moving out for the first time

Moving out of your parents’ house can be daunting, exciting and a little bit sad all at once. There’s a lot to think about, from finance and planning to packing and furnishings. There’s a lot to remember, so have a look at our top tips.

Removals, Buying a house, First time buyer

Why do I need a home survey?

As a first time buyer, your first home purchase is probably the most significant and most important financial transaction you will have made to date.

Surveys, Buying a house, First time buyer

Exchanging house contracts

This article gives first time buyers all the information they need to deal with the process of exchanging house contracts

Conveyancing, Buying a house, First time buyer

What happens after mortgage offer is accepted?

First and foremost, congratulations are in order! You’ve already jumped through numerous hoops to get to this stage in the home-buying journey, and the offer for your first home has been accepted. So what happens next?

Surveys, Buying a house, First time buyer

What is conveyancing?

Buying your first property can be an overwhelming experience without the help of an experienced property lawyer to guide you through the conveyancing process – but what exactly is conveyancing you may ask?

Conveyancing, Buying a house, First time buyer

Buying a new build home versus buying an existing home

To a first time buyer, both new builds and existing homes have advantages and disadvantages - you just have to decide what you want.

Conveyancing, Before you buy, First time buyer

Freehold vs leasehold properties

Even if you know what leasehold and freehold properties are, figuring out which is the best option for you can be confusing.

Conveyancing, Before you buy, First time buyer

Mortgage incentive schemes for first time buyers

For many first time buyers, the idea of getting a mortgage is overwhelming. But there are lots of great mortgage incentive schemes out there.

Conveyancing, Buying a house, First time buyer