Solar panels – a good investment, or not?

Solar panels – a good investment, or not?

Solar panels are a greener option for energy, and if you’re looking to reduce your personal carbon footprint, you might consider solar panels for your home. For some people, the pull to become more environmentally-friendly is enough to make the decision to install...
Should you use a local conveyancer?

Should you use a local conveyancer?

Should you use a local conveyancer? The short answer is that you don’t need to use a local conveyancer.  You can choose somebody 100 miles away in another city if you want to. And, if you’re moving cities, you might choose to instruct somebody in the city you’re...
Is buying “off-plan” a good plan?

Is buying “off-plan” a good plan?

  Is buying “off-plan” a good plan?  Buying a new build ‘off-plan’ broadly comes down to one big question: does the benefit of the discount outweigh the risk of delays?  The answer to that will depend on your own circumstances, but we can have a look at the benefits...
Equity release: benefits and pitfalls

Equity release: benefits and pitfalls

  Equity release is a way to free up cash that’s tied up in your home. You might be thinking about it if you want to make renovations to your home, help your children onto the property ladder, or go on that dream holiday you always wanted to take. It’s only available...
How to stop a repossession

How to stop a repossession

In the past year or so, nearly everyone with a mortgage has experienced a hike in their monthly repayments due to the rise in interest rates. Coupled with the cost of living crisis, more and more people are finding it hard to keep up with their monthly outgoings. It’s...