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 the 95% mortgage scheme?

In April 2021, the government launched a mortgage scheme that lets users buy a house with a 5% deposit. So, how does the scheme work?

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, Mortgages

Should I buy my neighbour’s house?

If you are considering buying a second home, and your neighbours are selling, is it worth buying their home?

Conveyancing, Buying a house, Finding a house, Before you buy

Can you convert two properties into one?

You may have wondered whether you could purchase the house next door to yours and knock through to make one big house. What documentation would you need and how simple would the process be?

Conveyancing, Buying a house, Conveyancing Advice

Can I get a mortgage if I'm over 50?

It can be scary to feel like time is against you when it comes to getting a mortgage, or remortgaging your home. So is age really just a number in this case?

Mortgages

The benefits of moving to the countryside

With a recent increase in young people moving from London into the country, we look at the benefits moving to the countryside can have for you.

Finding a house

Moving into an unfurnished place – house essentials checklist

From packing to getting keys cut, there’s a lot to think about when you’re moving to a new place – but have you thought about what you need to buy?

General Moving Advice, Rentals

Renting a house or flat: which is right for me?

If you’re moving to a new rented home, you might be wondering whether a flat or a house is a better option.

Renting

Do I need a will after buying a house?

Once you’ve bought a new house, it may be time to consider planning some more for your future. Owning property means you should probably think about writing or updating your will.

Buying a house, First Time Buyer

What is property indemnity insurance?

If you or your conveyancing solicitor are anticipating legal issues to arise from your new property, it may be a good idea to consider property indemnity insurance.

Insurance