Monthly Archives: February 2021

Mortgages and separation

What happens to your mortgage after your separate?

Separations are never easy, but when they involve a jointly owned property there is an additional administrative burden to take care of. If you find yourself in this situation, here are answers to some of the common questions people have.

Leasehold reform could save you thousands

New measures will make it cheaper and easier to extend your lease

If you own a leasehold property in England, you’ll soon have the right to extend your lease by up to 990 years, with no ground rent – potentially saving you thousands of pounds.

Keeping your property transaction on track

How to avoid gazumping, gazundering, and other derailments

According to one study, more than 300,000 property transactions collapse every year, at an average cost to the seller of £2,700 [1]. If you’re keen to keep your transaction on track and avoid these unexpected costs, here are our tips.

How to locate a quiet property

House hunting tips for the noise-sensitive

Anyone who has lived in a property with a noise problem understands how disruptive this can be to a peaceful life. It can be very disappointing to discover such a problem after you’ve bought and moved into a new home. So, check our guide first to see how you can avoid this mistake.