A-Z of Property Jargon

The A-Z of Property Jargon Ever wondered what 'Gazundering' is?? Here's our list of Property Jargon and what it means, so you'll always be in the know! Arrangement feesThese are fees charged by a mortgage lender or broker to arrange a loan.Building survey: a report into the physical state of the property, this is also sometimes referred to as a full structural...

Buying a Gold Mine

Buying a Gold Mine Buying a property is the best investment you can make, here are some economic ideas to consider when choosing a property- to convert it into your own gold mine in the future. A Rental SuiteIf legal in your area, it is a great option to invest in setting up an area of your property to be suitable for renting. This could be the classic basement suite or room...

E-Volving your home

E-Volving your home  12% of all greenhouse gas emissions stem from the domestic/residential sector; this is greater than even the agricultural sector! The rise of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere is believed to be the single biggest factor to global warming, a process which is having devastating effects. If each individual household took action to make their home a little more...

Leasehold & Freehold – what’s the difference?

Leasehold & Freehold - what's the difference?   When buying a property in England or Wales there are two main types – freehold and leasehold. In a nutshell, they mean the following...  Freehold: Someone who owns the freehold of a property owns the property and the land it stands on.Owning the freehold means you own the property outright including the land it's built on,...

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