Considering a charming period property or an old barn conversion? While old homes have so much beautiful character, there is a few things you should know first before you put in that offer.

Being a landlord isn’t easy, and it helps to get assistance from a professional. Many landlords utilise the services of agents, but sometimes, this agent isn’t the optimal choice for a landlord. If you would like to explore your options, you have probably asked yourself how easy it is to switch agents during a tenancy?

When it comes to moving house there are many pitfalls and traps that you could fall into, but it doesn’t always have to be a stressful and problematic experience.

We’ve often heard about tales of tenants and the pertinent issues with landlords. Even if it doesn’t sound pleasant, the reality is true in most cases. However, there are exceptions no doubt and these often occur when the understanding and rapport between tenants and landlords works great; both perform their respective tasks, act in a timely manner and are rather open about what they actually seek from the other. A number of surveys were conducted at several places by researchers about the need fulfillment of landlords or, in other words, what they really seek from the tenancies. This largely differed in terms of the age groups who are given the rental flats or apartments; and hence the categories went something like - professional workers, young independents, small or large families on a tight budget or the elderly couples looking for spaces at their old age.

When you are giving your property to rent, you are trusting a stranger with your property. No matter what you do for a living, owning a property requires a lot of efforts. Property in UK does not come cheap, and the prices have risen over the past years. Whether you are renting out your property that you live in or some other property in your investment portfolio, you will want to have the best tenant. Also, there is some sentimental value attached to the property, so you need to be certain about who is living in it.

If you are selling at the same time as buying, you will likely find yourself in the middle of a chain with people both above you and below you. A property chain is only as strong as its weakest link – the more links, the higher your risk. There are a few steps you can take to minimise your risk, check out our tips below…

For landlords who are considering on how to market their rentals, they are often faced with two major questions, “Do I furnish it or not?” and “Can furnishing my properties increase my rental yields?”. Well, there are no simple answers to these questions, however, we have compiled some of the benefits accrue to you as a property owner, as well as some downsides of furnishing. Read on!

As summer draws closer, it’s important to shift our focus onto our kerb appeal instead of just the interior of our homes. The good thing is, you can do all of this on a budget and whenever you’re ready to sell your property.

First time buyers are finding it harder than ever to get the money together to finance their first home. As a result, many are turning to the Bank of Mum and Dad. Here’s what you need to know about helping your child buy a house…

Buying a house is exciting and stressful, both at the same time. There are so many properties to see, but finding the perfect one amongst them all is the reason for stress.

Find out if the reason your home isn’t selling is down to your pets, and prepare yourself to stop this issue before it wastes too much time.

Here's a selection of the best advice we've learned over the years to ensure you can find a home for yourself AND your furry companion…