Purchasing a Property on Your Own: How it Can be Done

It may seem like a monstrous task but, it is possible to buy a house if you are on your own. There is no doubt that rising living costs and changing house prices has made many feel that their financial security is at risk or that the possibility of owning a home is now impossible.

Will the UK Housing Market Crash in 2022?

You probably have been seeing a lot of doom and gloom in the news recently relating to rising living costs, spiralling inflation, and tensions in the labour market, it has truly been an unnerving time for many. Today, we wanted to create an article from our home team to you, to provide some reassurance of

How to Save Money Fast

‘How to save money fast’ is probably the most common question from people looking to save for their new home, especially first time buyers. Today, our Marketing Manager Amey will be giving her tips on how to save money fast for your first house. If you are looking to drastically reduce your expenses immediately, your

Getting a Mortgage Agreement in Principle

A mortgage Agreement in Principle (AIP) is a document which shows that a particular lender would be willing to lend an individual a specified sum, based on the details provided about income, spending and debts. An AIP is not a 100% guarantee or a promise, it is not a formal mortgage offer either. Nor does

How to Sell a Help to Buy Property

When you’re ready to sell your Help to Buy property, you will also need to repay the equity loan that you have borrowed to buy the property in the first place. This means that there are a few extra hoops to get through during the selling process. Selling a Help to Buy property is a

Your Complete Guide to Getting on the Property Ladder

Buying your first home can be pretty daunting and knowing where to start can be a challenge. From finding a home that fits your needs to completing a sale and moving in, Boxall Brown & Jones will help you every step of the way. Keep reading to discover the various steps you need to take

What are the Rules for Inheritance Tax on Properties?

Inheritance tax can cost loved one’s hundreds of thousands when you die, yet it is possible to legally avoid huge amounts of it – or potentially pay none at all. The rules around inheritance tax can be hard to understand at first glance, however, it is important to get your head around it. Today’s guide

How to Find the Right Area for You

Are you looking to buy a property but you are not sure where yet? For this week’s Top Tip Tuesday, we will be giving you all the information you need to know about finding the right area to suit your needs. Buying a property is a big deal, and not just financially. The area you

Changing Your Home – How Nearly 9 Million Bedrooms Have Been Lost in the UK

According to research conducted by Zoopla, more than four in ten British homeowners have converted their spare bedrooms into offices, gyms, and even cinemas throughout the pandemic! Here are the key takeaways: During the pandemic, 41% of British homeowners have adapted their properties to suit their changing needs, with around 8.8 million bedrooms being sacrificed

Top Tips for Investing in a Doer-Upper

From finding the right spot to doing renovations in the correct order, here is how you can successfully fix up your new home. You cannot go wrong with a bargain, so the idea of snapping up a great property in need of modernising sounds hugely appealing to many. Renovation projects are a great way of

What is Home Staging, and Will it Help Sell my Property?

Has your property been on the market for a little while now? Are you worried that buyers are not interested? Today we will be sharing reasons why your home might not be selling right away and how you can make your home look ready to sell. Why is my home not selling? If your home

Moving Hacks: Top Tips for When you Hire a Van

Moving home and packing a van is not something many people do every day. When moving properties, you may hire a van to help you move your valuables from A to B and it is important to make the right choice for your needs. Depending on your budget you may choose to hire a van

What Homeowners Need to Know About Buying or Selling a Property in 2022

The last 18 months has been a wild ride for the property market – it has certainly presented its challenges but has also created opportunities for buyers and sellers alike. For some, the lively market has resulted in competing bids, multiple offers, and some successful sales. On the other hand, others have felt disappointed as

7 Practical Ways to Stretch Your Budget When Buying a Property

From selecting the less trendy styles, to taking advantage of government schemes, here is how you can find the find the right home for you at the right price. Can’t quite afford the property you are looking for? Do not despair! Today we are showing you how you can stretch your budget and save faster

What Type of Property Survey do I need?

Have you found ‘the one’? The next step is to make sure your property is in working order and as it should be. That is where a property survey comes in. Buying a new home is probably one of the biggest financial investments you will ever make, and no one wants hidden surprises when you

Boxing Day Bounce – The Busiest Festive Period EVER for the Property Market

Prospective home movers took to the internet in record numbers over the festive period to browse property listings. In what was a crazy year for the housing marketing in 2021, at Boxall Brown & Jones we have seen numerous enquiries from buyers and tenants. Even Rightmove reported that enquiries increased by 23% between Boxing Day

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