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Could You Take The Leap from Renting to Buying?

18 September, 20170 Comments
There’s no doubt that taking the leap from renting a property to owning one outright is a huge step. However, it’s also a huge leap forward in the right direction and can be the catalyst that sets you up for years to come. However, renting is a lot different from owning as it comes with
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Hidden charges: Things you need to budget before buying a house

22 March, 20170 Comments
Once you’ve gone to all the trouble to save the deposit to find your first home, you’ll either be buying something you know needs renovation or a house that is ready to go. It’s the ready to go house that comes with risks, hidden maintenance costs and things you might not have budgeted in to
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Average UK tenant expects to rent for ten more years

15 September, 20160 Comments
A new study has revealed that the average UK tenant expects to remain part of the Private Rented Sector for a further decade. The research carried out by AXA shows us that fewer tenants say that they’re renting because they can’t afford to buy a property: In 2013 67% of tenants surveyed stated they rent because
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As Home Ownership hits 30 year low, rent guarantee insurance popularity increases

02 August, 20161 Comments
New research reveals major cities across the UK are experiencing the lowest levels of home ownership since the 1980’s, following a peak in the early 2000’s. In 1986 the average first time buyer could purchase a home for just £30,000, which would barely cover a deposit in 2016 – the average first time buyer now has to find at least £150,000 in today’s market. Firmly
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