Home for Sale? Ask Your Estate Agent These Questions

When you are looking to put your home up for sale,you will work with your chosen estate agent to come up with an appropriate plan of action. You are paying them a good fee so it’s only fair you ask what they are going to do for you. The best estate agents will be able to

What Are Common House Survey Problems?

If you are in the process of buying a property you will at some point be thinking about getting a survey. Surveys give you an idea of the structural state of the property and will highlight any issues, which can save you money further down the line if repairs are needed. It can also become

Buying A New Build Home

New-build homes are a popular choice for many people. First-time buyers might consider taking advantage of the government’s new Help to Buy equity loan scheme which will run for two years from 1 April 2021. Applications opened on 16 December 2020.  But with such a huge range of new-builds on offer, from flats to spacious

Is Part Exchanging Property A Good Idea?

Are Part Exchange Properties A Good Idea? Property experts have forecasted a downturn in the housing market in 2021 due to the end of the stamp duty land tax (SDLT) holiday in March and rising unemployment levels. Selling homes will therefore become increasingly difficult but builders and developers are offering part-exchange schemes to help their

Why Hasn’t My House Sold?

If your house has been on the market for more than three months, there are some questions you need to ask your estate agent to find out why it hasn’t sold or had much interest yet. You are paying them a good fee so it’s only fair you ask what they are going to do

How Long Does It Take To Buy A House?

How Long Does It Take To Buy A House In 2021? In order to purchase and sell a property or land, you must first deal with comparing, choosing and/or visiting estate agents and go through the legal process of conveyancing. Conveyancing is the process that transfers legal ownership of a property from one person to

Is It Becoming Easier To Get A Mortgage?

There has never been so much choice of mortgage deals on the market as there is now, since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. This is fantastic news for many as the past year has seen high rates and a decline in good deals. Compare Agents takes a look at what is happening to the

What Is Joint Ownership Of A Property?

Whether purchasing alone or jointly with another/others, we advise you to compare estate agents, especially since the process of searching for and moving into a new home during a pandemic is different.  The best estate agents, conveyancers and other professionals will have modified how they work to accommodate the rules surrounding this. Joint Property Ownership:

Am I A First Time Buyer?

Especially for First Time Buyers, we have compiled the most important information and tools you need when embarking on the property ladder. With regards to Covid-19, current guidance states that people who wish to move home can do so as long as all safety measures are followed. Estate agents are able to visit homes in

When Is The Best Time Of Year To Sell My Home?

Here at Compare Agent, we analyse the performance of every estate agent in the UK and provide you with a list of agents that cover your area and how they perform against each other. With the best online and high street estate agents at our fingertips, we have all the info you need when it