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Countrywide Launches New “MOT Style” Property Survey

In the property world last week, Countrywide, the UK’s largest property group, announced the launch of a brand new “game changing” survey report called HomeFact – a product which they say “combines all the expertise of our surveyors with other online information sources that we’ve gathered about the property and its surrounding area.” After conducting a study involving over 15,000 buyers and identifying a “knowledge gap” in the current types […]

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Save For Your First Home And Earn a 25% Bonus On Your Deposit

If you’re aged between 18-40 you could kickstart saving towards your first home – and receive a 25% bonus on your deposit! The Lifetime ISA savings scheme was launched by the government in April 2017 as a way to encourage more people to save money towards a property or a bigger pot for their retirement. What is a Lifetime ISA? A Lifetime ISA (also known as a LISA) allows you […]

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Can I Get A Mortgage With Poor Credit?

So, you’re looking to take the first step on the property ladder or maybe you’re due to remortgage, but your credit history isn’t great… Does that mean you’re automatically out of the mortgage market? Absolutely not. But your options will be limited and it could prove more difficult for you to secure approval from a lender when they consider your financial history. However, there are options available for those with […]

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What To Know When Buying A Repossessed Property

The process involved in buying a repossessed property differs significantly from that of a standard residential sale. There are many more factors to consider so it’s wise to be aware of what to expect. A repossession is a property that has been seized by the bank as the owners have failed to maintain their mortgage payments. As standard in any mortgage agreement, the bank will take control of the property […]

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A Guide To Shared Ownership

I am often asked about the Shared Ownership scheme and I tend to find that a lot of buyers are unsure how the process works, or have several misconceptions and unanswered questions. The Shared Ownership scheme is a fantastic alternative that allows people the chance to get on the property ladder and affordably purchase their first home – but not everyone will qualify for it. Read below to learn more […]

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Official Launch

Welcome to The Property Network! I am incredibly pleased and excited to announce that The Property Network has officially launched! My name is Jordan and I have years of experience working in the UK property industry. I decided to launch The Property Network with the aim of providing you with the best advice, tips, news & more about all things property. Whether you’re selling, buying, renting or investing, The Property […]

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