The Definitive Guide To Buying A Home

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So, you’ve decided that it’s time for buying a home.  For many people, the prospect of buying their first home can be daunting and filled with endless documents featuring indecipherable language.  If you don’t know your amortization from your appraisal, don’t panic – we’ve put together the following guide to tell you (almost) everything you need to know. Money, money, money Before you start browsing those real estate sites, it’s time for a reality check.  Shopping for your first home can be really exciting but, first, you need to take…

Ain’t nothing going on but the rent – is buy to let a good idea?

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We’re always told that, when it comes to investment, the smart money’s on property; something that became apparent with the introduction of specialist buy to let mortgages in the 1990s.  There’s no doubt that property is still a sound investment but, with increased regulations and guidelines, is buy to let still all it’s cracked up to be?  We’ve put together our guide to everything you need to know before embarking on a buy to let purchase. Put simply, buy to let is the process whereby an individual purchases a property…