Selling Your House?

The peak homebuying season may be over, but there are still steps you can take to ensure a speedy sale. Setting the right price and making an excellent first impression are both essential to...

To Buy or Not To Buy

Owning your own home is a huge commitment, not just to the building you buy and the area you choose to live in, but also to your life (and to another person if you are buying with a loved one or...

Freehold Vs. Condo

Condos can be a great choice for many people, including first-time buyers looking to get into the market and build equity. A condo unit can be a good starting point since it is usually less...

The Art of House Hunting

There comes a time when having the freedom to up sticks and move around starts to lose its shine. You begrudge lining someone else’s pockets with rent. You begin to long for something other than...

The Perfect Apartment

It’s so easy these days to find listings and visit apartments. But don’t let your eagerness get the better of you. Be prepared by taking a moment to determine exactly what you’re...

5 Steps To Buy A Home

First of all, have your credit checked. Homebuyers to have their credit checked six months before buying a place to make sure their FICO score is where it needs to be. Know what you can afford...

Moving House

How do you move everything you own into your new home without losing your mind? By reading our moving home guides. Handy hints and tips to help you pack up and settle in.. Choosing a Removal...

Renting to Own

Rent-to-own, also known as rental-purchase, is a type of legally documented transaction under which tangible property, such as furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances, is leased in...

Buy or Sell First?

Most people sell their current home at the same time as buying a new one, forming a property chain. Selling before you buy has risks, but it can also have great advantages Advantages of selling...

Cash Vs. Mortgage

Paying cash for a home eliminates the need to pay interest on the loan and many closing costs. When buying a house with cash, there are no mortgage origination fees, appraisal fees or other fees...

First Property Search

Moving to your own place? If you’re renting for the first time follow Shelter’s top tips to avoid the common pitfalls. Be sure it’s safe Check the gas safety certificate before you move in...

The Home Inspection

A home inspection is a limited, non-invasive examination of the condition of a home, often in connection with the sale of that home. Home inspections are usually conducted by a home inspector who...