f you’ve been saving away for a deposit, it’s hopefully sitting in a savings account earning interest. It's always a good thing to keep an eye out on which banks or building societies are offering better interest rates in the market and compare it with the interest rate you are earning and move the money to a different account if there’s a better rate available.
UK government is to introduce a £60m annual fund to help areas of England with high levels of second-home ownership. £60m is to be shared by 150 councils over five years, this will go into providing "affordable" housing for first-time buyers in places where demand is high. This fund has been raised through increases in stamp duty.
It is virtually impossible to drive past an industrial estate on the outskirts of a large town or city without spotting a huge, self-storage facility. The rapid growth of the self-storage industry is a sign of the times – we have too much stuff, not enough storage space in the home and need somewhere to keep it
Shopping around on price comparison websites for the cheapest energy provider can help bring costs down a little, the smarter way to cut your heating bills is to take better control of how much energy you’re using in the first place. So what’s the best tool for energy saving? A smart thermostat.
As a first time buyer you may have spent months, if not years, looking at properties in estate agents’ windows or online staring at the asking prices and watching house prices rise. Brexit now, gives you the possibility, post-Brexit showed signs of slowdown in the housing market, you may see a glimpse of light at the end of the tunnel now.
As the biggest holiday of the year approaches, you or your tenants will be putting up Christmas trees, holiday decorations, and interior and exterior lights, among many other things. So now would be a great time to send out a reminder to your tenants of things to do and don’t do this holiday season