Buying your second home in Spain.

October 1st, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property No Comments »

Buying a house in Spain is very different from buying a house in the UK. The legal system and the steps you have to take differ from the UK and many homeowners in Spain currently have had problems because they weren’t aware of certain factors before purchasing their home. Follow some of our advice below when you begin the process of buying your second home in Spain and feel confident that you are aware of all the information you need to make the wisest decisions when dealing with the Spanish policies and rules.

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Is it still possible to get on the property ladder?

September 23rd, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property, Property Market No Comments »

Getting on the property ladder can be a daunting prospect especially due to the fact that it is a huge financial commitment. However, owning your own property is a way of investing in your future, and the future of your family, as well as giving you more stability. If you are a first time buyer you need to be aware of all of your options and choose the scheme that is right for you and your financial situation. This blog gives advice on how to get on the property ladder and the processes you will go through to get the keys to your new home.

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Selling or renting? 13 things that put off buyers and tenants

September 6th, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Rental Market, Selling Property No Comments »

If you’re thinking of renting or selling your home, remember first impressions count! You’ll want to get the best price, so putting some time and effort in first could really pay for itself.

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Checklist for new tenants. Act now to protect yourself when you leave.

August 19th, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Landlords, Rental Market No Comments »

When you move into your new apartment or house you need to make sure you protect yourself from the beginning to avoid additional charges later when you decide to move on. By following some of the guidelines below you will avoid losing your deposit for previous damage to the property when you leave and will avoid paying for updates that are the responsibility of the landlord.

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How to Give Your Rental Property a Facelift

July 6th, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Insurance, Landlords No Comments »

Tenancies can start to seem fleeting through the eyes of a seasoned landlord, but it’s important to remember that your prospective tenants are looking for their next home, so they will apply the same critical eye as any buyer would. Read the rest of this entry »

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Five Things Your Need to Know When Buying A House

June 27th, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property, Property Conveyancing No Comments »

Whether you’re a first time buyer trying to get on the first rung of the property ladder or you consider yourself a bit of an expert when it comes to buying a house there are still several things you need to consider each and every time you’re looking to buy.

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Moving House? Storage Advice

June 6th, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Property Market, Top Tips No Comments »

If you’re currently in the process of trying to sell your home and are looking to move to another property, then space and storage will become a major part in this process. When selling your home you want to make it look as spacious as possible and having things packed away ready can help speed up the moving process. Equally, if you are downsizing, you’ll need to start thinking about just what you do/don’t need in your new home.

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UK House Price Record Reaches £250m

May 21st, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in News, Selling Property No Comments »

Located next to the Queen, a London home has gone on sale for £250 million, looking set to smash the price record for Britain. With the average London property costing approximately £370,000, this home is worth a whopping 700 times more but boasts views of St James’s park and the biggest living space in all of central London.

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Thinking of Downsizing? Things to Consider.

May 14th, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Property Market, Selling Property No Comments »

The thought of downsizing your home may be something you’d thought about for years down the line when the kids have moved out and you’re getting older; but more people are considering downsizing their property to make all-important savings. For example, choosing a smaller property could help to increase cash flow with reduced mortgage repayments and lower energy bills.

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Sticking to a Budget When Selling Your Home

May 6th, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Property Market, Selling Property No Comments »

It’s a well-known fact that selling your home is one of the most stressful things you can do in your lifetime; add in the current economy and your stress levels may be going through the roof before you’ve even started to do anything about selling your home. Equally, when it comes to selling your home you’re often encouraged to make various home improvements to make the property more appealing to potential buyers – but what do you do if you simply cannot afford to make these kinds of improvements?

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Failure to Complete Following Exchange of Contracts

April 25th, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Property Conveyancing, Property Market No Comments »

At any time during Conveyancing transaction up to the point that contracts are exchanged both the buyer and the seller are free to withdraw from the transaction. They can do so without incurring any penalty and they do not need to give any reason.

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