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Make the most of your move to London with advice on house hunting for London property, and tips on making the move as stress-free as possible. Read our range of guides to help with moving to London.
For first time buyers looking to purchase property in London, there are a number of government-supported schemes aimed at making it easier for people to get on the property ladder.
Find out about subsidence in London: what it is, who can help you and how your London home may be affected.
Surveys, London moving advice
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have called for studies into the transparency of legal fees and services, in order to explore whether customers were able to make informed purchasing decisions.
Conveyancing, London moving advice, First time buyer
London’s property market presents unique challenges to those looking to buy their first home, with high house prices making it difficult for many would-be homebuyers to save the necessary deposit or meet mortgage lenders’ affordability criteria.
Conveyancing, Buying a house, London moving advice
If there’s one thing that can temper the excitement of moving to a new home in London, it’s the prospect of actually transporting your possessions and getting them all there intact across the busy and often narrow roads of London is a challenge. People love horror stories and the Internet is awash with them – many of them about removal companies – so how do you ensure you don’t end up being one of them?
London moving advice
The moving of a large, awkwardly shaped object that can weigh anything up to half a ton – and that also happens to be a delicate musical instrument – can present unique challenges. For many people, their piano is also a highly cherished item that, understandably, they won’t want to take any unnecessary risks with.
Engaging a conveyancer is an essential part of the home-buying process. Your conveyancer is the one who will deal with the exchange of legally binding contracts and the transfer of the property title to your name.
Finding and buying a flat in London can be a challenge. Properties can and do vary massively between different parts of the city, and even within the same borough you’ll often find a surprising degree of variation between properties that may only be separated by a couple of streets. Throw London’s high property prices and demand-driven market into the equation, and the very prospect of finding a flat to buy can turn into a headache.
We understand that navigating the London property market can be overwhelming, so here are a few practical pointers that will help you to take a step back and make more informed decisions about buying a house in London.
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