Boom or Bust – Yet another misleading headline !!

The Government has just announced another initiative on top of the Help to buy scheme. Do you think a Discount of 20% is just more tinkering with the Market or will it make a significant differrence for first time buyers and the property market as a whole?


What must I look for in an Estate Agent?  Do they have a website?  Is it easy to navigate Are they members of a recognised professional body, i.e. National Association of Estate Agents?  It should be noted that estate agents are not legally required to have any formal qualifications to be or practice as an estate agent. Are they members of the relevant Ombudsman Scheme? Do they give a professional and businesslike image? Do they have Professional Indemnity Insurance, should they make a serious error or if they are negligent? How long has the firm/company been in business? What areas or districts does the firm/company cover?  Are they local or have wider or national coverage. What methods of communication do they use, i.e. telephone, e-mail, text messaging, fax, post. What are their terms of business? What do they do for

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Why Buy To Let?

Good Afternoon Everyone. Today I thought I would talk about the Buy to Let market and in particular answer the following three questions:-1. To buy or not to buy?2. To sell or not to sell?3. What are the risks?A Buy to Let property is normally a UK property being purchased usually with the aid of a mortgage to be let at a monthly rent following completion to individuals or companies on a monthly rent.If you listen to the media, be it television, radio or newspapers, you will be hearing that the property market is in free fall and prices are therefore dropping.In the light of these predictions, it is important to understand why you may wish to purchase the property and what are the advantages.The first point to recognise is that entering into the Buy to Let market cannot be

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