Douglas Allen

Mortgage rule are changing in April 2014 – what does it mean for you?

10 March 2014

You may not have heard of the Financial Conduct Authority, but they’ve been reviewing the way that mortgages have been sold and drawn up some new checks that mortgage advisors must make.

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Why we’re selling properties you won’t find on the web

06 February 2014

To say that we can work faster than the internet is quite a claim, but put us to the test and you’ll realise what we mean. Information doesn’t magically appear online – someone has to put it there..

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How can I check mobile coverage when buying a house?

03 February 2014

Poor mobile reception doesn’t have to get in the way of finding your perfect home. We explain how to check for signal coverage and what to do to improve call and data quality.

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Introducing Sale by Tender

13 January 2014

Sale by Tender is an alternative method of selling your house. Buyers make sealed offers, which are opened at the same time. You choose which, if any, you want to accept.

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Sale by Tender Explained

13 January 2014

Unlike an ordinary sale where you are told about offers as they are made, offers are made as sealed bids based on a guide price. They are all opened at once on a date you choose. You then choose.

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Why it's time to get rid of Stamp Duty

04 December 2013

Everyone has to pay Stamp Duty when they buy a house. The "Stamp out Stamp Duty" campaign from the TaxPayers' Alliance is hoping to persuade the Government to abolish this tax. In fact, even.

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Should I Remortgage Now Before Interest Rates Go Up?

26 November 2013

Mortgage repayments have been at their lowest for years thanks to thanks to the Bank of England keeping interest rates down. Both will rise at some point so making a decision now will make sure you.

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What Can Be Done To Keep My Mortgage Repayments Down?

20 November 2013

The Bank of England will increase interest rates at some point and so preparing to remortgage could save money as well as making financial planning easier. We’re here to help with both the advice.

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Don't Let Your Lawn Let You Down

13 November 2013

Keeping the garden under control is one of the most important things you can do to make a good impression. The good news is that it is quite possible to mow a lawn in winter. Ways to beat the.

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Don't Let Winter Force You Into Leaving A Lawn Untidy

13 November 2013

A neat lawn is probably one of the first things people will notice in a property and keeping it tidy can often feel like a never-ending job. Even so, research by the Telegraph suggested that a good.

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