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Effect of Brexit on the housing market

10 September 2019

We’re seeing a mixed bag of Brexit’s effects on business – but when it comes to the housing market we can gladly announce plenty of positives to take comfort in.

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Tenant Fees Act 2019 summary

25 June 2019

The Tenant Fees Act 2019 – otherwise known as the tenant fee ban – came into effect on 1st June.  But what exactly does it mean for today’s landlords and renters? If you’ve got queries about the.

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What do estate agents do?

21 February 2019

For us, it’s always surprising to learn how few people really know what estate agents do. Traditionally, estate agents supply a service – to sell or rent your home – but keep their trade secrets.

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Is now a good time to remortgage?

20 February 2019

So, is now the right time to remortgage? If you’re feeling the pinch from overspending at Christmas, on a recent holiday or on a new car, it might be a good time to find out if you can reduce.

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What can you expect from the housing market this year?

17 January 2019

You’re probably planning your next move if you’re buying, letting or selling your home. Douglas Allen’s latest guide could help you. Our newest biannual report explores the UK’s housing market.

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What is the timeline for buying a house?

16 January 2019

Congratulations – you’ve found your new home. But now what? Buying a home is a bit like jumping through hoops – once one job is done, another presents itself. But with our help, it needn’t be so.

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Property Jargon Demystified

21 November 2018

If you’re buying, selling or letting, property jargon can leave you scratching your head in confusion. Don’t worry, it’s a common problem. Long and wordy documents, quick-talking professionals.

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Why Open House Events are Most Likely to Sell Your Home

05 November 2018

Open house events are an increasingly popular way to sell your home and if carried out effectively, can contribute to a smooth and stress-free selling process.

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Budget 2018: How will it affect you?

02 November 2018

Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s 2018 Budget was announced earlier this week and with it came some positive changes to housing and planning. In addition to the expected extension of Help to Buy, Mr.

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What could the 2018 Budget mean for homeowners?

26 October 2018

The chancellor will outline the government's plans for tax and spending for the new financial year this Monday – so what could this mean for homeowners? It's predicted that buy-to-let landlords may.

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