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Rightmove's Year in Review: 2019 in Numbers

07 January 2019  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

A great summary from our partner at Rightmove of online search trends for the 2018 housing market Rightmove’s year in review: 2018 in numbers Traffic dipped as Royal Wedding guests arrived, Bristol was the most-searched for place and Scottish p

Spotlight on Lewisham

29 October 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Lewisham is a Borough of South London that is undergoing significant regeneration and investment in recent years. Younger couples and families are moving to the area, as Lewisham has become more accessible with the DLR and the National Rail services,

Mortgage news - January 2018

10 January 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of the key changes and announcements in the mortgage market for this week. Accord Mortgages have continued with their changes to their lending with the announcement of £500 cash back on some Buy to Let deals. This is a sector

Winter Energy Saving Tips

18 December 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Winter can really take its toll on your finances, so it’s essential to keep your energy costs as low as possible until the warmer months arrive.Here are five super ‘Winter Energy Saving Tips’ to help you survive the harsh weather co

UK Cities House Price Index - August 2017

13 October 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Hot off the press ... Zoopla's UK CIty House Price Index. Check out the latest inflation growth and what areas are falling down.. UK city house price inflation at 4.9%, down from 6.6% in August 2016. Manchester is the fastest growing city (7.3%). The

Do you need to call in the chimney sweep?

15 September 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Now that the nights are drawing in, thoughts will be turning to cosy nights in. And one of the things that is often overlooked by property owners and landlords, whether they have just bought a new property or as part of their routine maintenance, is

Safety checks following Grenfell Tower fire

26 June 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

The Department for Communities and Local Government has issued a letter of advice to owners of private residential buildings in England regarding cladding tests following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower. This important information has been released

Spotlight On Shenfield?

11 April 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

As part of I Am The Agent's guide to property hotspots, we will be spotlighting areas every week. This week we are looking at living in Shenfield. Looking at commuting from Essex? It won’t be long till Crossrail is complete and the commute to E

Mortgage deals: how to get the best rate and avoid high fees

24 November 2015  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

Cheap rates may look good value, but borrowers searching for the best deal should watch out for eight key fees that could eat into savings... Remortgaging has surged as borrowers seek to take advantage of low fixed rates that offer interest savings r

Renting Out Your UK Property: A Guide for Ex-Pats

29 September 2014  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

Imagine packing up your belongings, heading off to an exotic location and settling into a new home, while still earning an income from your property back in Blighty – it’s the stuff dreams are made of! Thousands of Brits have fled these s