Help and Advice on Moving house

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

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.

First Time Buyers, Mortgages, Shared Ownership

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

How to build good credit

Having a good credit score is vital if you want to secure a mortgage – but how do you build good credit?

First Time Buyers, Mortgages

How to set your own asking price

You’re ready to put your house up for sale – but how much should you ask for it?

Conveyancing, Finance, Selling a home

How to get a credit card for a mortgage

Improving your credit score is a very important part of the property-buying process, and a credit card is a great way to do that – but how do you apply?