It is no secret that climate change is having an impact on the UK. With summer temperatures seeing the mercury soar and snowstorms seeing the country grind to a halt, nobody can argue that weather patterns have changed. During the past 18 months climate change has been a widely discussed topic in the media, particularly with the protests held by Extinction Rebellion calling for … [Read more...] about Can I Increase the Value of My House by Going Green?
The value of a home is something that’s often on the mind of those who are thinking of buying and selling in the future. It’s not always possible to ascertain clearly whether house prices are on the rise or not – but even with recent reports suggesting that Manchester house prices may be some of the highest in Britain, it’s worth taking steps to ensure that your home’s value is … [Read more...] about How to add value to your home for the future
When it comes to mortgages, there are more than you might think. We aren’t just talking about all the different lenders available, but also the various types of mortgage available. When thinking about purchasing a property have you thought about a Tracker mortgage? A Buy-to-Let mortgage? A Home Mover Mortgage? A First Time Buyer Mortgage? Don’t panic. While there are a … [Read more...] about The Different Types of Mortgages
Increasing numbers of homeowners are turning to online estate agencies for the convenience and instant accessibility they offer. However, there is frequently a considerable discrepancy between the online house valuations from agencies such as Property Price Advice, Zoopla and Yopa and the final price that the property realises. Consequently, there is much doubt over the … [Read more...] about Are Online House Valuation Tools Accurate?
The financial crash of 2008 caused house price growth to decline for the first time in over a decade, in turn prompting many home owners to find cost-effective ways to add value to their properties. While small improvements are easy ways to add to the general appeal of a home, they are not likely to add a significant amount to its value. Instead, it’s the larger, more expensive … [Read more...] about Which home improvements add the most value to your home?