Essentials when choosing your home insurance policy

February 3rd, 2014 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Financial Products, Insurance | Comments Off on Essentials when choosing your home insurance policy

There are many options available to you when it comes to choosing your home insurance policy and, as a result, it isn’t as straightforward as you would hope. There are some key elements of your policy that you need to ensure you have to make sure you have covered all of the important property in your home.

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New places to invest in property in London

January 27th, 2014 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Property Market | Comments Off on New places to invest in property in London

The demand for property in London is soaring and new little nuggets of opportunity are popping up all over the capital as new transport links are opening up making it easier for commuters. If you have some money to invest, it is certainly worth keeping your eye on some of the following hotspots. The new infrastructure will see house prices leap up and you could make a quick penny or two on a home in the following places.

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What to Consider when Designing Your Kitchen

January 20th, 2014 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Home Improvements | Comments Off on What to Consider when Designing Your Kitchen

If you’re designing a new kitchen for your home this is something that could add a lot of value to the overall property price, so careful planning and consideration are a must. It’s the one room of the house that prospective buyers will be really scrutinising as many like to be able to move into a house with a kitchen they can use and like for at least six months.

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Top 5 property websites; buying or selling or earning extra income

January 13th, 2014 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property, Rental Market, Selling Property | Comments Off on Top 5 property websites; buying or selling or earning extra income

Selling your home or buying a new home can be a difficult task to face and sometimes we feel like we need all the help we can get. Lucky for us, the Internet was invented and now we have a multitude of websites available to guide us in the right direction with advice, property and statistics.

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How to downsize from your family home

December 29th, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Property Market, Selling Property | Comments Off on How to downsize from your family home

Downsizing to a smaller home can be a very stressful and emotional experience. You family home holds so many memories and letting go of that stage in your life can be heart-breaking. Making the experience as easy and smooth as possible is vital for your own sanity and this blog aims to help you with each process from making the decision to looking towards the future with a positive outlook. Take a deep breath and let’s talk about downsizing.

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How to Find the Home of Your Dreams

December 20th, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Home Maintenace, Property Market | Comments Off on How to Find the Home of Your Dreams

Many people in the world have the same basic dream when they’re younger. They want to be successful, they want a loving family, and they want to live in a big, safe house with a nice yard, a picket fence, smack dab in the middle of a niche neighborhood. The home of your dreams is something you will undoubtedly try to make a reality at different points throughout your life.

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3 tips for finding bargain flats for sale in Newcastle upon Tyne

December 11th, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property, Property Market | Comments Off on 3 tips for finding bargain flats for sale in Newcastle upon Tyne

Property in the UK increased in value by an average of 3.1 per cent between October 2012 and October 2013. However, while the UK as a whole is witnessing signs of life, the property market in the North East is seeing a slow recovery.

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How to add value through renovations

December 5th, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Home Improvements, Property Market | Comments Off on How to add value through renovations

According to a survey carried out by high street mortgage provider, Halifax, as seen in The Guardian, house prices have risen by 6.9% since October 2012. This is said to have been fuelled by the early release of the Government’s Help To Buy scheme.

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Buying a property online

December 4th, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property, Property Conveyancing | Comments Off on Buying a property online

Ever since the emergence of e-commerce, a lot of us have ditched the shops in favour of ordering online from the comfort of our homes. In fact, as The Guardian reports, internet shopping is set to account for the biggest proportion of sales yet.

You may be familiar buying our clothes and even groceries on the internet, but have you ever considered buying a property online? Advancements in technology have made this possible, so here is everything you need to know.

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Financial help for low-income homeowners

December 2nd, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Financial Products, Home Maintenace | Comments Off on Financial help for low-income homeowners

In the current economic climate, everyone is feeling the pinch. Throw in the added cost of Christmas and our budgets are stretched to breaking point. Now more than ever, we are looking to save money.

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New vs old houses: A guide for first-time buyers

November 29th, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property, Property Conveyancing | Comments Off on New vs old houses: A guide for first-time buyers

One of the most basic yet difficult decisions when buying your first home is deciding whether to purchase a new-build or an older property. You can decide beforehand in order to streamline the selection process, but you can also use pros and cons to determine the best option when weighing up one type of property against another post viewing.

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