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Is a Condo the smarter move than buying a house?

Is a Condo the smarter move than buying a house?

Are homes becoming old news these days? Well, whether they like it or not, in a way yes homes are. This is because more and more people are finding out they cannot get on the housing ladder. For one reason or another, they just can’t manage to buy a property for the first time and so are stuck with smaller and less stable places to live in. However, the market outside of homes has reacted perfectly to this conundrum. Now we see that a condo, apartments, high-rise buildings and bungalows are evolving and becoming much more modern and even more enticing. Most of these alternatives will come with funiturishing, or at the least partially furnished. So you don’t have to spend more money filling up the home with things you need to live comfortably. You also have better location for work purposes if you have a job in the city. ...

House-hunting in the UK: What You Should Be Aware Of

House-hunting in the UK: What You Should Be Aware Of

The greatest challenge when looking for a house to buy is finding the money to buy that dream home. In many cases, home buyers don’t have the cash to buy a home because their money is tied up as equity in a current home or like us you simply do not have that kind of money saved up. Looking for mortgage deals can be stressful too. Until that home is sold, the money to pay for a new house simply isn’t available. However, a lack of money to finance a new home purchase is now available via a bridge loan. VIEW the POST

An easy guide to moving house

Whether it is your very first time or you are a seasoned pro, moving to a new home can be a stressful time with a seemingly endless list of things to think about. A new home means that you are uprooting life as you know it and embarking on a new chapter, even if you may only be moving a few streets away! To give you a helping hand during this lengthy process, this guide will give you three great tips for how to get through before, during, and after your move with aslittle hassle and worry as possible.

5 Tips to help your moving day go smoothly

5 Tips to help your moving day go smoothly

We know that moving is one of the most stressful things that we can put ourselves through. There’s so much to think about, two properties to manage, all the kids to contend with, paperwork, money exchanging hands, heavy lifting and the worry of something being forgotten or broken in transit. There’s no getting away from the fact that moving house is not easy, and no matter what it’s going to get stressful, but there are some things you can do to make it run a little smoother…VIEW the POST

How to make moving to a new house enjoyable

How to make moving to a new house enjoyable

Moving to a new house is widely regarded as being one of the most stressful times a person can go through during their life. When there are kids involved, this can be considered even more true. Stress levels are high, money seems to be draining, and it seems like it might not be worth it. Yet you can turn moving into something that is a fond memory, rather than one associated with bad times. As long as you follow the right tips, you can turn the frowns in your family up into happy smiles, and make this a time to remember- for the right reasons.VIEW the POST

My growing frustrations with estate agents

Just a vent really. Since looking to buy a house, which seems to have been forever, we have had many dealings with estate agents. Some are just processes that really frustrate me and some are personality traits. These people, some of these people, are just autobots I am sure of it. This is my little rant, I had to get it off my chest. The annoying things that estate agents do: