Buying a House

Buying a Property in England & Wales – A Guide to the Process

August 27, 2015

Buying a property can be a daunting experience especially if you are a first time buyer but once the process is broken down into steps it can seem a lot less stressful. Finding a property is the first big step to buying a house, you need to ensure that the house you have your heart […]

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What is the True Cost of Buying a House?

June 22, 2015

If you’ve decided it’s time to get onto the property ladder and have begun budgeting for a house, don’t be caught in the trap of thinking it is just the deposit you need to save for. There are a number of other costs that you need to factor into your calculations that you may not […]

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The facts about Help to Buy ISAs

April 14, 2015

In his recent Budget, Chancellor George Osborne announced an expansion to the Government’s Help to Buy Scheme with the introduction of the Help to Buy ISA. Designed to help first time buyers save for their deposit, the Help to Buy ISA gives people the opportunity to access up to £3,000 of Government funds towards their […]

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Legal Guide To Buying an Off Plan Property in the UK

February 22, 2014

It’s becoming increasingly difficult to pick-up a bargain in the UK property market these days. Demand exceeds availability, so vendors can afford to overprice their property with the reality of getting a quick sale. However you may be still able may pick-up a good deal by purchasing an off-plan property. So what is off-plan property? […]

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Top 5 tips on buying a property abroad

January 13, 2014

Buying a property abroad isn’t always a planned venture. Sometimes, as you’re exploring a fabulous destination during a holiday, a bargain can present itself and you’re suddenly making enquiries about purchasing a house, either as a second home or an investment. If you find yourself in such a situation, take a look at this guide […]

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A Survey of the Rental Market in Phoenix, Arizona

December 10, 2013

The Phoenix Rental Market: Boom or Bust? Editor’s note – looking for a great real estate lawyer? See our guide here. A curious dynamic is playing out in Phoenix’s real estate market. Once considered one of the fastest growing housing markets in the country, the Valley’s rental properties were booming, until very recently. As of […]

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Five reasons to invest in Spain NOW

December 6, 2013

Five reasons to invest in real estate in Spain After more than five years of crisis, uncertainty about when to recover the brick industry has given way to a widespread optimism, thanks largely to the closure of operations of foreign investors. “It has opened a new stage in the Spanish property market. In recent months, […]

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A Guide to Buying or Selling Your Home

November 22, 2013

The normal property conveyancing process takes between 2 and 3 months. Sellers will have to draw up an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC), before they can attempt to sell the building. They must also make their offers through their estate agent, if they’ve decided to work with a third party company to sell their property. Once […]

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Trends in the Real Estate Market of Hawaii

November 19, 2013

Real estate values throughout the United States have been plummeting for years; but now housing prices are starting to climb. In Hawaii, prices are climbing even faster than average. Sellers find themselves receiving multiple offers for their homes thanks to high demand for homes in Hawaii. On top of high demand, there are fewer homes […]

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A guide to buying your first home

November 18, 2013

Buying your first home is an exciting and momentous occasion by anyone’s standards. Not only is it a new opportunity, becoming a homeowner is a symbol of your independence and maturity. However, as The Independent recently suggested, around a third of people are confused by the home buying process. That’s why we’ve put together this […]

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