The legal process of buying a new build property is different and often more complicated than an existing property.
Usually, when buying a new build property, your offer is accepted by the builder before the property is structurally complete.
At Banner Jones, we understand that owning your new home is deadline driven. You'll have a dedicated and proactive member of the conveyancing team to handle your matter and we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
Thinking of turning your home into an Airbnb?
The restrictions on overseas travel has seen a race for UK holiday accommodation. Where property owners look to make money from ‘staycations’ by offering their homes on sharing platforms such as Airbnb, the ease of letting does not take away the responsibility to understand and keep up with relevant rules and regulations.
Tips for becoming a landlord
Help To Buy ISA - How Have They Done?
Recent government statistics have revealed that the Help to Buy ISA scheme is helping first-time buyers to get on the property ladder three years earlier than they otherwise would. The result has been calculated by looking at the average age of first-time buyers both with and without the ISAs. On average, those who use the ISA to buy their first home are three years younger than those who do not, with the median age of those using the Help to Buy ISA being 27.
Property Scam – A Cautionary Tale
It’s a troubling norm of today’s society that most people will have heard a horror story about property fraud from a family member, a colleague from work or simply reading online. Importantly, these stories need to be kept in perspective: remember, the tales of properties being rented and sold without any noteworthy problems are the ones people usually don’t bother sharing! However, it’s also worth taking heed of the negative experiences of others to ensure you do everything you can to avoid falling into similar traps.
A Guide to Buying a New Build Home
There are many advantages to buying a new build home. There is no chain, you can personalise all of the fixtures and fittings, and be safe in the knowledge that the home is your own and you’re the first to live in the property. There’s also no need for repairs and redecorating, and many new build homes come with a warranty. For more information, download our free guide.
What impact will an interest rate rise have on young homebuyers’ mortgage bills?
Recent official figures have revealed that homebuyers are being lent more money by banks than at any time since the global financial crisis a decade ago, with many of the borrowers being young people for whom stepping onto the property ladder is barely affordable. As such, billions of pounds of debt which may prove unsafe is being taken on by them at a time when interest rates are expected to rise.
Tips for Buying a New Build
There are many advantages to buying a new build home. As great as this sounds, there are still some things to keep in mind.
See our tips to buying a new build home in our guide.
How to Buy a Help to Buy Home
We have prepared an article compiling some key information breaking down the 3 stage process of buying a home on the help to buy scheme.
Need to Sort out Your Finances?
Around 50% of us make a New Year’s Resolution to 'sort out the finances’ but for most of us it's more of a wish than a firm commitment to take action. Looking at the January appointments we’ve had with wealth management clients here are the topics that we’ve discussed most often. If you’re determined to sort out your finances, these may give you some food for thought.
Bank Liable for damage to credit rating
The patient’s right to information
A woman recently won damages on behalf of her son for injuries sustained at his birth as a result of the alleged negligence of a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist.