10 straightforward and low-cost ways to improve the look of your home and impress would-be buyers - boosting the realistic asking price in the process.
In studies on ‘most stressful life events’, ‘moving home’ is nearly always present, rubbing shoulders with 'relationship breakdown’, ‘divorce’ and ‘starting a new job’. But with moving home, you usually have more time to prepare. Here is our moving home check-list for planning before, during and after your move.
A property survey is not required by law but it can highlight any issues early on - so you know if a home really is worth the asking price. Any identified defects can support a lower offer price. Learn the difference between a RICS Home Condition Report (HCR); a HomeBuyer Report (HBR); and a RICS Building Survey.
Thinking of buying your first home? Read our comprehensive guide to getting on the property ladder – from saving a deposit to finding a mortgage.