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Improving your home’s security

As the nights are drawing in and we occupy ourselves with the wintery joys of hot chocolate and cosy evenings, it is easy to forget that it is during these wintery months when burglaries are most rife. Lloyds Bank noted that there are 35% more claims for forced burglary during...


Landlord winter property guide

As we head towards the Winter months, now is the optimum time for landlords to prepare for the potential issues that may arise from the harsher weather. Spending a little time and effort now may well save money further down the line in the event of an accident or repair cost...


What do homebuyers value most in a property?

According to recent research, homebuyers regard traditional features as one of the most important factors in a property when looking for their next home. With the prevalence of first-time buyers in the marketplace, traditionally important factors such as school catchment areas...


November is the last month to start your Help to Buy ISA

This is the last month that Help-to-Buy ISAs can be opened before they end on November 30 th , with no new applicants accepted onto the scheme past this period. If you have any aspirations of getting onto the property ladder, now is the time to open your account - you only need...


Mortgage market remains competitive

Whilst the mortgage industry continues to face difficulties when it comes to finding good returns, borrowers are continuing to benefit from low rates, according to the latest month-on-month data. Moneyfacts.co.uk has discovered that competition within the market is continuing...


How will the general election affect the property market?

Over the past few years, Brexit has dominated the political landscape of the United Kingdom, but for the next month the general election will take up the headlines. Here, we investigate what the general election, and its result, could mean for the property market. With the...