Building an extension can be a sure fire way to add space and value to your property. From planning permission to costs, here’s what you need to know.
April 18, 2019
When would-be buyers of country houses dream about their perfect property, what’s often conjured is a handsome, square-built Georgian-era old rectory in a pretty village with its own land and far-reaching views of the surrounding countryside.
April 10, 2019
Downsizing brings with it a number of benefits, but as with any property purchase, there are a few things to consider. Here’s what you need to think about, plus the areas that are popular with downsizers.
April 03, 2019
These properties benefit from wonderful, luxurious cinema rooms. Enjoy the best seats in the house, watch a film and live like a star in these stunning properties.
March 20, 2019
The statistics vary slightly from year to year but approximately a quarter of parents with school-age children have bought or rented a house because it lies within the catchment area of a specific school. A further 30% of parents are considering moving for this reason within the next two years. Both in London and in the country house market, this can add a...
March 07, 2019
From picturesque Beaconsfield to historically-rich Canterbury, we round up the best commuter towns around London.
March 05, 2019
We can all agree that buying a house is a huge financial commitment, so it’s important to have an understanding of the costs involved in order to make the process as smooth as possible. Although your mortgage is by far the biggest financial outlay you make, it is by no means the only one.
March 01, 2019
Estate agents value so many properties in the course of their lives that they can almost do it on auto-pilot. But they are taking into account a whole range of factors which, taken together, hold the key to the market value of a property. Here are some of the main ones.
February 22, 2019
From historic Poole to the sought-after Sandbanks Peninsula, we round up the most desirable spots to buy a second home on the coast.
February 18, 2019
Market towns have often been described as the happiest places to live in the UK offering a quality of life that balances attractive architecture with plenty of amenities, shops and restaurants as well as easily-accessible countryside.
Couple all that with a mainline train station with regular services to London within an hour (or thereabouts) and you have the ideal location for those who are looking...
February 15, 2019
To help make your house move go as smoothly as possible, you’ll need to find yourself a good solicitor. We look into the process and the usual solicitors fees for selling a house.
February 13, 2019