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Selling a House at Auction vs Estate Agent: What Are The Pros and Cons?

Selling a House at Auction vs Estate Agent: What Are The Pros and Cons?

So, you need to sell your property and you’re wondering which is the right path for you. Auctions have their benefits, but so does selling via an estate agent, so which is better for your situation?

If you’re wondering whether you should sell your home via auction vs an estate agent, here’s an overview of the pros and cons to help you decide.

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Jan 20, 2022


Is your mortgage coming to an end? If so, it might be wise rather than to go onto a standard variable rate to have a look into a remortgage. This can be done either via your current lender or a different one, this way you can go onto another fixed rate mo

Is your mortgage coming to an end? If so, it might be wise rather than to go onto a standard variable rate to have a look into a remortgage. This can be done either via your current lender or a different one, this way you can go onto another fixed rate mo

Are you thinking about investing in landlord insurance? While it may not be a legal requirement, you’re leaving yourself open to a huge amount of risk without it.

Here are the most important things you should know about landlord insurance, including what it is and what type of insurance you should get.

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Jan 10, 2022


When is Probate Required?

When is Probate Required?

If you’ve inherited a property that you want to sell, you’ll usually need to undergo probate before you can progress. The process can be complex, but working with the right estate agent and solicitor can make the sale as smooth and painless as possible.

In this article, we’ll explain what probate is, when it’s required and how to sell a property when probate is required.  

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Dec 22, 2021


Property Market Update: What’s Been Happening In The UK Property Market – November 2021

Property Market Update: What’s Been Happening In The UK Property Market – November 2021

The UK property market has seen a drop in sales, but prices continue to rise. Meanwhile, the happiest place to live in Britain has been named in a survey, and one mortgage lender has launched an extraordinary new fixed-term product.

These are just some of the headlines this month in November’s UK property market update. Read on to find out more.

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Dec 15, 2021


What Type of Survey Do I Need When Buying A House?

What Type of Survey Do I Need When Buying A House?

Buying a house in Thanet, Kent is such an exciting time. Looking at areas, looking at different styles of property, different gardens, locations, schools, transport links….and of course, no one loves looking at property more than us! We adore it when our clients find the home of their dreams and move in ready to start a new chapter.

But wait. Of course, there’s more to buying a house in Thanet, Kent than simply falling in love with it. You have to make sure it’s a sound property and isn’t going to cause you headaches and turn your dream into a nightmare.

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Dec 6, 2021


How Long do Local Authority Searches Take in Margate, Kent?

How Long do Local Authority Searches Take in Margate, Kent?

Local authority searches are a mandatory requirement when buying a property in Thanet and therefore, they are a vital part of the homebuying process. Local authority searches can often take some time due to the details required in the search.

What Are Local Authority Searches?

Local authority searches are queries into the local area and land where you’re planning to buy a property.

They include things such as:

  • Whether the property is a listed building
  • If it’s located in a conservation area
  • If there are development plans in the local area
  • If there is planning consent for a nearby property

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Nov 23, 2021


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