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Home Staging - How the Americans Sell Their Properties

The American real-estate market has a fascinating support industry at its disposal, known as 'home staging'. It's the reason behind many a property sale, particularly at the upper end of the market, where differentiation and a professional approach is key. The purpose of home staging is to create a favourable impression during the sales process. It's more than cleaning and...

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Finding the Right Removals Company

Moving house can be one of life's most stressful experiences, particularly when it comes to moving day and you have to trust your beloved possessions to an unknown removals firm. However, there are steps you can take to make sure the process is as simple and worry-free as possible. Firstly, speak to people to get recommendations. There's nothing like word...

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The Importance of Maintaining Your Property in Winter

For homeowners, it's vital to maintain and care for your property, particularly if you're looking to sell or let in the near future. As with cars and other assets, a minimum investment in maintenance and care can help you avoid bigger bills later on for extensive repairs. As winter kicks in, make sure a professional has looked at your roof....

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Overseas Investment Boom Continues to Support Growth in London Property

A multi-billion pound property development in one of London's most desirable neighbourhoods has seen huge demand from Asian and European investors who are seeking out safe investment opportunities away from the turbulent eurozone. The same trend has seen the pipeline of top-end housing developments, both in construction or in planning, increase in London by over 66% in the past twelve...

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Property Surveys

Estimates from the conveyancing profession suggest that only 20% of homebuyers elect to commission a professional survey before they purchase a house. This is surprising when you consider that a property purchase is usually the biggest transaction an individual will ever make. However, a likely explanation for this figure may be that homebuyers believe that the mortgage valuation required by...

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A Quick Guide to Conveyancing

Conveyancing is one of the most important elements of the home buying and selling process and it's often a complex one. Conveyancing refers to the legalities of this process and the term is used for both licensed conveyancers and conveyancing solicitors. As a buyer, when you make an offer on a home, the estate agent managing the sale will request...

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