The Advantages Of Buying a New Home

House hunting can either be a real pain or a total joy – it all depends on the type of houses you get to view. If you’ve spent the weekend traipsing around looking at damp, crumbling fixer uppers that you just can’t see the potential in, then you’re probably going to feel a little disheartened. […]

Simple DIY Tips to Increase the Value of Your Property

Forget you ever heard about a loft conversion; your garage doesn’t need to become a spare room. Yes, these methods will ultimately boost the value of your house but the effort spent can be spared via much more cost-effective methods. New carpets and floor-planks have very little effect on the overall value according to surveys […]

London Prime Property Prospects Remain Strong

Property investment has long been viewed as one of the safest ways to invest money, with ‘bricks and mortar’ investments providing strong returns in the build-up to the financial crisis that began in 2007. Since the crash, the property market has rebounded – although it is still yet to reach the highs seen five years […]

Edinburgh Festival Drives Up Demand For Properties To Let

Every August, thousands of visitors from all over the world descend on the capital city of Scotland to enjoy Edinburgh’s International Festival and the Fringe Festival. All in all, over twenty separate festivals, including such diverse celebrations as The International Film Festival, International Book Festival and the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, keep visitors, residents and workers […]

Restrictive Covenants – How They Affect A Property

Restrictive Covenants – How They Affect A Property

Restrictive covenants are placed on a property to prevent future buyers doing or not doing something to the property or the land it is built on. They are commonly found on new housing estates where the developer is keen to maintain the appearance of the properties they have just built. However, a land owner can […]

Increasing Your Property Value Through Simple Redecorating Tasks

You may be looking to sell your house; or maybe renting out a property; or perhaps thinking ahead to a time in the future when it is likely be more advantageous to sell. Increasing your property value through simple redecorating tasks is a sound investment idea. Most people, when considering how to increase their property […]

Brook Green Estate Agents Stay Composed in Recession

Brook Green Estate Agents Stay Composed in Recession

Brook Green, an affluent suburb of Hammersmith in West London, is a highly sought after neighbourhood. Brook Green estate agents boast a number of properties on their books valued in excess of one million pounds. Despite the double dip recession, which has led to stagnation of the property market around much of Great Britain, sales […]

Young Professionals Raise Profile of Flats to Let in Glasgow and Edinburgh

Young Professionals Raise Profile of Flats to Let in Glasgow and Edinburgh

The major Scottish cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen are likely to become the recognised hot-spots for young professionals seeking flats to let. The Bank of Scotland recently undertook a survey to ascertain the most popular areas for young Scottish Professionals wishing to buy property. The top ten areas are distributed among the three biggest […]

Scottish Property Bucks The Trend For Homes in Glasgow and Edinbugh

Scottish Property Bucks The Trend

As Britain enters a double dip depression for the first time since the 1970s, Scottish property prices are reported to be rising amid increased home sales, particularly at the high end of the market. According to the latest figures released by Registers of Scotland (RoS), Glasgow City recorded the highest quarterly sales volume with 1,570 […]

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The Conveyancing Process – and the Fees You Need to Pay

What is Conveyancing? Conveyancing is the term used to describe the legal work that must be carried out when buying or selling a property. Buyers and sellers usually hire the services of a solicitor or a licensed conveyancer to act on their behalf. There are a number of essential tasks that the respective solicitors will […]