On Rental Affordability For Young People
General / April 5, 2017

Whenever discussions shift towards housing affordability, the first thought that crosses many people’s minds is the ability to buy a house rather than rental affordability. In as much as we can go a long way arguing over whether or not youths need to give up their latte, or whether how worse or better the economy has grown or fallen over last 20 years or so, the issue of rental affordability needs to be equally paid attention to. In the recent years, rental prices have been significantly dragged to the general low inflation growth. It is true that housing prices have risen by a notable margin. In some parts of the world it is at 1.2%. Approximately two decades ago, almost 30% of first time home buyers were the young- just under 25 years of age. Currently, only 16% of first time home buyers are under 25 years. Following reports from recent surveys, it is reported that more homes are rapidly becoming overcrowded as a result of house shares. It has led to scenarios where many young people are paying rent equivalent to half their salary or even slightly more. Many young people find themselves paying a lot of cash commuting to…

A Guide On Investing In British Luxury Property
General / April 4, 2017

Landing the right property to invest in the UK sometimes is not a walk in the park. This is especially for those who are moving into the country. This article aims at giving you some heads up on what you need to know concerning Investment in British Property First and foremost, for any new investor in the UK, you need to do the following to be on the safe end; 1.     Make an inspection on the property   Having identified property that has caught your attention, it is wise to travel to the UK and personally make an inspection on it. Sometimes photos and written documents can be very misleading and can make smaller rooms look much bigger than they actually are. Besides, you can never be too sure of the locality of the property, not until you visit it yourself. If you ignore this step you may end up purchasing a property which isn’t what you bargained for. This may result to a negative influence on renters and consequently affect the return on investment. 2.     Investigate the demographics It is also important to look at the demographics of the area. It may be a wise move to choose localities…

How To Sell Your House Around The UK- A Step By Step Guide
General / April 4, 2017

1.     Make your house in great shape This doesn’t mean complete renovation- rather; ensure the house is clean, neat and free from clutter that may put off potential buyers. If it looks good on the outside, make it look good on the inside too. Survey the house to know what problems to fix when. By doing this, you will confidently demonstrate to buyers how good your house’s condition really is.  2.     Make at least three valuations Have at least three different local real estate agents value your house. Engage their expertise by asking them why they feel your home is worth the amount they have suggested. Also ask them what they would do to help you land the best price from the most appropriate buyer. You can use best Great Britain instant cash service PropertyCashBuyers.com and see your house value. 3.     Make a decision of who will sell your home Many people may prefer to use a traditional high street real estate agent. Another viable option which would potentially save you money would be using an online real estate agent or even selling privately if you believe you can do it. Of course there will be pros and cons to…