Why the right village shop can make a big difference to house values

The traditional local village shop is usually fairly central and stocks a variety of useful everyday items, along with some quirkier options. However, a new breed of village store is on the rise and if you’re lucky enough to have one of the newer takes on village convenience store, it could add thousands to the value of your property!

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What to Check when Choosing a Solicitor

Hiring a solicitor is a very important part of the homebuying process. You will need a solicitor to transfer the property’s ownership, sort out the Land Registry, work on the contracts, transfer the money, sort out stamp duty and more. They can also provide legal advice on any related areas.

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Investing Time Before Cash - Five Tips For Buy To Let Investment

Buying investment property in order to reap the rewards of monthly rent - it seems these days everybody’s at it, so it must be easy right?  Not quite. 

Buy To Let can be extremely profitable but it’s important that you know what’s involved before taking the plunge.  As many people have discovered to their detriment, being a landlord is not for everyone and, for a first timer, the process can be time-consuming, expensive and frustrating.  Don’t panic just yet though, we’ve put together the following guide to ease you into the complex world of Buy To Let.

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Dos and Don'ts for First-Time Buyers

Buying a home can be a stressful undertaking, despite all the excitement. You’ll want to make sure the whole process goes as smoothly as possible, so here are some key dos and don’ts to follow.

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Could my property purchase fall through?

When it comes to buying a new home, there are so many details to arrange, phone calls to make and nerves to settle. And, for all that it’s exciting to open the front door of your new home for the first time, the path to that point can be fraught and stressful. One reason for that stress is because until you exchange contracts, no one is legally bound to complete the transaction. That means anyone’s property purchase can fall-through until very late on in the process.

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Pros and Cons of Using a Removal Firm

When you buy a new place to live, moving home is one of the most stressful parts of the process. While exciting, it can also be incredibly hard work, and many people decide to hire the services of a removal firm to help them out. But is this always the best option for you? Here are some of the main pros and cons of using a removal company to help you decide.

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