Monthly Archives: August 2011

Top 10 tips for would be Buy to Let landlords

There is a certain kind of dinner party where the favourite topic of conversation is who has invested in a buy-to-let investment property, who has yet to take the plunge, and where the next best place to become a landlord is likely to be. Yet buying a property for investment purposes is very different from buying a home, and there are a number of hazards to avoid. Continue reading

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10 simple rules for choosing an Estate Agent

Professional Memberships The first thing to do when searching for a quality estate agent is to check that they belong to a professional body like the NAEA. This is because all members have to complete a accredited qualification on estate … Continue reading

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Think about your new home

Spend some time thinking about what it is you want from your new home. What kind of property will suit your lifestyle? What location is most desirable and affordable? Do you want a garden? How many bedrooms do you need? … Continue reading

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What is an Energy Performance Certificate?

An Energy Performance Certificate is designed to give prospective purchasers an illustration of the energy performance of a property. An energy assessor will need to inspect the property to prepare the EPC and will take into consideration whether the house … Continue reading

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