Yiannis Aresti director of David Astburys
The average time to sell a property hits a three-year high of 12 weeks, while buyers are negotiating hard according to recent Zoopla research. We look at the regions where homes are selling fastest, the discounts buyers are getting and what you can do to speed up your home move with David Astburys.
A 35 year mortgage could cost you an extra £75,000
The days of the 25 year mortgage aren’t over, but there’s definitely a trend to longer term products being offered. 35 or even 40 year terms are now being offered to allow borrowers a way of keeping their monthly payments down. But a longer term could be costing you an extra £75,000. David Astburys can look at how to make a longer term mortgage work for you.
Guide to Buy to Let mortgages
If you’re thinking about buying a property to rent out, or of renting your own property, you’ll need a buy to let mortgage, rather than a standard residential one. But what are the key differences and what do they cover? Find out with our Guide to Buy to Let Mortgages on our website www.davidastburys.com.
George Sifonios director of David Astburys
Local authority searches explained
Local Authority searches are an essential part of the home buying process. The information they reveal can be used to renegotiate your offer and may even make you pull out of the purchase. But what do they cost, what do they include and what can go wrong? Call us at David Astburys and we can advise – 020-3000-6787.
New Build vs Existing Home – The Pros and Cons
When it comes to deciding between a new build or an existing property, there are advantages and disadvantages with both. You need to weigh up what is important to you, and which type of property ticks the most boxes on your ‘must-have’ list. Call or email us to find out what are the pros and cons of both.
How to start planning for your home extension
If you’re thinking of embarking on a home extension in the new year, it’s time to start thinking ahead. To help get you started, we take it from the top with pointers on planning rules, building regulations, through to handling the neighbours and finding a builder. Call us to arrange a meeting to discuss further.
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