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 a proof of mortgage deposit?

A look at the most common questions when it comes to proof of a mortgage deposit when buying a home.

Mortgages

How to choose utility providers for your new home

Choosing what utility providers to use once you’ve bought a home can come down to more than just money.

After Your Move

What to check when you move into your new home

Moving day is always a busy day, but don’t forget to thoroughly inspect your new house before you unpack those boxes.

After Your Move

What is a mortgage valuation?

When applying for a mortgage, a major step will be the mortgage valuation. But what does it entail, and what effect can if have on your home buying process?

Buying a house, Mortgages

Guide to the EWS1 form as a seller

Following the Grenfell Tower disaster in 2017, the EWS1 form was introduced to identify properties with potentially dangerous cladding. Here’s what you need to know about it if you are planning to sell a flat in a high-rise property.

Legal, Selling a home

Guide to the EWS1 form as a buyer

Following the Grenfell Tower disaster in 2017, the EWS1 form was introduced to identify properties with potentially dangerous cladding. Here’s what you need to know about it if you would like to purchase a flat in a high-rise property.

Legal, Buying a house, Before you buy

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