Selling

Why you shouldn't sell your home on Friday 13th

Friday, 13 November 2015 | News

Do you worry about your fate on Friday 13th?

More people turning to equity release to fund lives

Friday, 31 July 2015 | News

Over-55s are increasingly turning to the partial sale of their homes through equity release to fund their lives - often as a retirement option.

Can we safeguard our house so that our daughters can inherit it?

Thursday, 14 May 2015 | Question and Answer

It's good news that you are thinking ahead and drawing up a will; 70% of the country are not as forward-thinking as you. However, you have asked a simple question that, unfortunately, does not have a simple answer.

Can I cut my Capital Gains Tax bill when I sell up?

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | Question and Answer

As you have lived in the home you plan to sell as your main residence, it will be regarded as exempt from CGT for those years.

73% of properties sold at less than the asking price

Thursday, 26 February 2015 | News

Some 73% of houses were sold in January for less than the asking price, according to a new report by the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA).

Can you still make money from property?

Wednesday, 07 January 2015 | Article

When house prices were flying before the financial crisis, doing up and selling on property was seen as a way to make easy money.

Seven tips for selling your home during the winter

Friday, 25 September 2015 | Article

"Quite often, it is the smallest changes to a property that can make it stand out over others.

Beware online agent fees for 'added extras'

Thursday, 20 November 2014 | Article

Online estate agent fees can vary by hundreds of pounds, depending on what service you opt for, according to research by the HomeOwners Alliance (HOA).

MPs back Help to Move loans for over-60s

Friday, 14 November 2014 | News

A third of homeowners over 60 would consider downsizing but up to half cannot afford to move to a retirement property locally.

Can my sons inherit my house without paying inheritance tax?

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 | Question and Answer

Whether inheritance tax will be due when you die will depend upon the total value of your estate.You are entitled to an inheritance tax nil-rate band of £325,000, which means that tax won't be liable unless your estate is...