If you’re on a tight budget, buying a flat above a parade of shops should make your money go further. Depending on the type of business underneath, you can save between 10 and 20 per cent of the price of an equivalent property on a local residential street. You’re...
It’s well known that buying a flat is generally a more complex operation than buying the equivalent house. This may explain why quotes for conveyancing mushroom significantly in size as soon as you utter the dreaded word ‘leasehold’. So what exactly is all the fuss...
By arranging your home survey directly online - rather than via a mortgage lender - you can save the large chunk of the survey fee that the banks normally keep. They may still want to instruct a valuer to carry out their mortgage valuation, but don’t let them try to sell you an expensive Homebuyer or Building Survey from one of the large, target-driven, corporate firms on their 'panel'.
“We would like to put on record how impressed we were by the service we received. Rightsurvey unfailingly followed up our enquiries and concerns, and Nick’s advice on maintaining an older property is proving invaluable.”
Peter Spink, Sheffield
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