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Buy your first home without a deposit

Buy your first home without a deposit

By Vin Parmar on 26 Apr 2018 in Buying

Many people struggle to save for a deposit to buy their first home. Sound familiar? Well now you can. The Post office has launched the family link mortgage where first-time buyers can get onto the property ladder without a deposit. The mortgage gives first-time buyers a 90 per cent loan-to-value mortgage secured against the property […]

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The easiest and hardest places to get planning permission in England

The easiest and hardest places to get planning permission in England

By Bea Patel on 19 Apr 2018 in Home Improvements

The process of applying for planning permission yourself or through an agent can be difficult and frustrating. Thousands of applications are still denied each year resulting in numerous re-attempts. Overlooking/loss of privacy was the main reason for declining applications. However, it’s now easier to get planning permission in England, with 88 per cent of applications […]

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Locations revealed: Britain’s next boom

Locations revealed: Britain’s next boom

By Vin Parmar on 12 Apr 2018 in Industry News

New research shows towns across Britain are looking at the cost of properties per square metre. Some towns and cities have cheaper properties, but a study reveals which areas show their best investment returns based on their size. According to Zoopla the typical property in Britain now costs £211 per square foot, which is an […]

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Feng Shui: tips for creating a calm space in your home

Feng Shui: tips for creating a calm space in your home

By Bea Patel on 5 Apr 2018 in Home Improvements

Have you heard of the ancient Chinese philosophy of Feng Shui? Can it transform your head space and create a positive impact on your mental, physical and emotional wellbeing? We look deeper into this ancient philosophy – at what you can do in your home to positively change your performance and the way you feel. […]

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