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A Guide to Choosing Landlords Insurance

Most people have some kind of home insurance. How comprehensive this insurance is will entirely depend on your needs. Some people opt for full coverage of both their property and their contents, whilst others will choose one or the other. Insurance needs will vary from person to person; the type, size, value and location of your property will all play a role in determining what kind of cover is... ❯❯❯

5 Tips to Help You Transition From a Large Home to a Tiny Apartment

Moving from one home to another always takes a bit of an adjustment. Packing and shipping everything is stressful, and if you’re headed to an unfamiliar town or even across state lines, it can take you several months to start feeling comfortable again. But if you’re making the transition from a full-sized home into a much smaller apartment, those reverse growing pains will be intense.... ❯❯❯

Top 5 Warm and Inviting Bathroom Design Ideas

If you’d like to spend a bit of time and money redecorating one of the rooms in your home, you might want to consider starting with the bathroom. Although the kitchen gets more foot traffic and the bedroom requires a design that creates relaxation, it’s the bathroom that often needs the most help. This forgotten space is one of the key factors in home prices. The bathroom is also used... ❯❯❯

Landlords: How to Find the Right Conveyancer

Finding the right conveyancer is crucial for a smooth, quick and stress free purchase of property. It is even more vital when you are trying to buy property to let it out, as you want to be able to get someone in as soon as you can. Follow these tips and you’ll be able to find a conveyancer who’ll deliver a great service. Shop Around Never ever go for the first quote that you get.... ❯❯❯

Rental Income Properties

Anybody that has ever considered purchasing a property with the intent to rent it out to generate income would be advised to do a lot of research before moving ahead with the plan. While it can be a lucrative investment opportunity it is a business and therefore cannot be approached the same way as typical home ownership. The very first question to be answered is can you afford the bank payment if... ❯❯❯

When it is time to Downsize

The dream of many apartment dwellers is to someday own a house. What many people forget is there is a time when children have gone that many homeowners want to downsize to an apartment again. Whether it is to reduce cost of upkeep and taxes or simply to lower work associated with owning a home there are many reasons people decide an apartment suits their lifestyle better. Selling you home also... ❯❯❯

How to Extend Your Shareholder Lease

There are two main types of property ownership; freehold and shareholder. The difference between the two is that a freeholder will own their property outright, whereas a shareholder will own a lease to their property. A shareholder lease does not mean that a person is renting the property. Instead, it means that they have signed a contract which gives them ownership rights for a pre-agreed term.... ❯❯❯

Five Handy Tips for Finding a Buyer for Your Home

Perhaps the most difficult part of selling a property is trying to find the right buyer. This is especially true in today’s housing market, when buyers are still thin on the ground and sellers are suffering as a result. There are, however, a few things which you can do to help you find the right buyer for your property, and thereby speed up the sale of your home. These handy hints will help... ❯❯❯

5 Great Tips for Letting Your Property

If you have a property which you’re thinking about letting, you may be wondering about the best way to make this happen. Letting is a complicated process and there are many guidelines and regulations which prospective landlords need to abide by, even before they put their property on the rental market. Because letting out a property isn’t always as straightforward as we might hope,... ❯❯❯

Five Great Money Management Tips for Expats

Deciding to move abroad can be incredible exciting! Whether you’ve planned carefully or thrown caution to the wind, there’s nothing more adventurous than taking off to begin a new life in a new country.  But if you are setting sail for new shores, it’s always important to bear in mind that – no matter where you go, or how light you travel – you will always need a... ❯❯❯