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Time to review your buy-to-let portfolio?

While many owners of buy-to-let properties have chosen this as business or as a deliberate investment strategy to save for their pension, many have found themselves in the role of landlord by accident.  They have found themselves renting out a property that they inherited or couldn’t sell at the price they wanted; that they no […]

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Five problems with a leasehold property

If you are looking to buy a new home, you may find many of the properties within your price range are leasehold. Recent stories of leaseholders exploited by unscrupulous landlords have dominated the press, even giving rise to the term ‘fleecehold.’ Should you be concerned? Susan Ward a residential conveyancing expert with Mooney Everett Solicitors […]

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Top tips for sellers

Every seller dreams of a quick sale while still getting the best possible price for their house. On average it takes 102 days to sell a house, with most sellers getting an offer in three months, according to a recent report from the Post Office. While estate agents will be able to help with the […]

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Buying a home for your retirement: five things you need to consider

The United Kingdom’s population is aging rapidly and, fortunately, higher living standards mean most of us will enjoy a long and active retirement.  As we grow older our housing needs often change and, if you are approaching retirement you may have already started to think about your options. In this article, Susan Ward, residential conveyancing […]

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Dreaming of a holiday home on the West Lancashire coast?

Lancashire has a stunning coastline from the Ribble Estuary Nature Reserve to the sandy beaches of Southport and Crosby where you can stroll amongst the 100 cast iron figures comprising sculptor Anthony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’.  There is nothing like a bracing walk by the sea to blow the cobwebs away, and many people choose the […]

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