Help and Advice on Moving house

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

Feeling safe in your new home

How do you overcome those first night nerves in your new property? Make sure your new home is as safe and secure as possible.

After Your Move

9 great ways to save for a deposit whilst you're renting

Planning to buy, but still renting? Here’s how to minimise those costs to save for that deposit.

What to look out for when buying a new-build property

Home developer Strata teaches us what we should look out for with new-build properties.

Buying a house

10 things you need to consider before renting a property

It's easy to rush into taking the first available property in your price range - but take the time to consider it in detail.


11 tips for making a home of your rented house

Just because you’re renting, it doesn’t mean you can’t make your property feel like home.


Online estate agents - should I use one?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using an online estate agent, compared to a high street firm?

Estate Agents

How to get out of an estate agent contract?

Estate agents contracts can be confusing and lengthy. Before you sign any agreements, it is vital that you understand what you are agreeing to. Consider your rights, length of the contract and the procedure and implications of cancelling the contract.

Buying a house, Selling a home, Estate Agents

How much are estate agent fees?

The cost of selling your home can be expensive. Legal fees and of course agency fees soon mount up. In order to prevent any nasty surprises upon the completion of your house sale, it is important that you are aware of the estate agency fees right from the outset.

Estate Agents

How to complain about an estate agent.

Prevention is better than cure. Choosing an estate agent is not a decision which should be taken lightly. Selling your home can be a very stressful experience and ideally your estate agent should work to lighten the load. So before we discuss complaint procedures, let’s think about how to choose the right agency in the first place.

Estate Agents