Do you remember the excitement you felt when buying your first home? The moment it caught your eye, the viewing when you fell in love, and the joy as your offer was accepted…

There is always an air of excitement when you accept an offer – you’ve found your new home and you can’t wait to move in and make it your own. But now you’re entering the sales process, that period of time where wobbles happen and stress levels rise, but even worse – the stuff of nightmares – what if the sale falls through?

As the weather warms, the stamp duty holiday is announced and new homes flood the market, you might be thinking that it’s time for a change. Follow our tips to make buying your next property less stressful, less time-consuming, and less expensive.

For a tenant renting a property, the situation can make them feel insecure; there is a certain amount of security that owning a property can bring that renting just can’t.

Once you have decided to rent out your property, it is important to keep it occupied at all times if possible. If you don’t, the mortgage, council tax and any other bills will be coming straight out of your own pocket. Here’s a few tips to ensure you avoid any ‘empty property’ periods…

Our home is a place where we should feel safe and able to relax. As we’ve been confined to our properties for such a long time in West Kensington, Hammersmith and Fulham and we need them to be a space of calm.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a stamp duty holiday which will run until 31 March 2021 in a bid to boost the housing market following the coronavirus pandemic.

In West Kensington, Hammersmith and Fulham we have certainly been busy with new properties coming onto the market and buyers eager to view. Lockdown has meant we have spent many an hour at home and, as such, you could have been contemplating what improvements you could make.

Being a landlord isn’t easy, and it helps to get assistance from a professional. Many landlords utilise the services of agents, but sometimes, this agent isn’t the optimal choice for a landlord. If you would like to explore your options, you have probably asked yourself how easy it is to switch agents during a tenancy?

External space can often be a weak spot when it comes to selling your property. Flaking paint, cracked paving stones, a garden that looks difficult to maintain, a shed that’s falling to pieces – none of these things are going to give your potential buyer the right impression.

Moving home is a stressful activity at the best of times, but for first-time parents, the process seems daunting. Caring for a young child is often more than enough to keep parents busy, but when you are moving to a new home, and unsettling their routine, you will face plenty of obstacles.

If you plan on buying a property, you may have come across property descriptions such as leasehold and freehold. You must understand the differences between these statuses and how they affect the property owner. We are here to help you consider both situations, and if you have any questions regarding leasehold and freehold property, please get in touch.