Lease extension basics

Lease extension basics: How to extend your leasehold

A leasehold property’s value is linked to how much of the lease is remaining. But, what should you do if it’s running out? Try to negotiate a lease extension.

How to finance a second home

How to finance a second home

Buying a holiday home to enjoy a slower pace of life can be easy. However, with many options available, trying to finance a second home can be confusing.

improve your home's energy efficiency

16 Ways to improve your home’s energy efficiency

We’d like our homes to be energy efficient as it saves the planet and lowers run costs. Discover many low-cost ideas to improve your home’s energy efficiency.

How does equity release work?

How does equity release work?

Over 55 and want access to the cash tied up in your home? You should consider equity release and two schemes are available. So how does equity release work?

challenging your council tax band

Is challenging your Council Tax band possible?

Council tax burdens every household yet many never think to check if they’re on the right band. Challenging your Council Tax band is straightforward.

What is Council Tax

What is Council Tax and does it fund essential local sevices?

Discover what is council tax and how it funds local services you use daily. Find out if you’re paying the right amount and what to do if you’e not.

Mortgage Application Declined

Mortgage application declined? Here’s what to do

Having a mortgage application declined may seem like your homeownership dream is over. However, there are several steps you can take to improve your chances.

When to remortgage your home and why you might want to

When to remortgage your home and why you might want to

If your introductory mortgage rate is ending, you’re likely wondering when to remortgage and if you should. Being on the right mortgage deal has many benefits.

reduce your heating bills

How to easily reduce your heating bills this winter

On average we spend 4% of our annual incomes on energy. Heating accounting for the largest single expense. Here are some tips to reduce your heating bills.

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Property Finance

Property finance is a massive topic and one that’s easily misunderstood. For example, many spent years saving a house deposit yet with a few small changes they could have saved the money quicker.


Mortgages are another confusing topics which can have a wide-ranging impact, even a tiny change in your interest rate could cost you thousands.


Our finance tips and tricks will enable you to make smart decisions and make your money go further whether you’re saving for your first home, remortgaging or trying to reduce your bills.