Put some energy into maintenance this November

A badly maintained building cannot be an energy efficient building. That's the key message of SPAB's (Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings) 2012 National Maintenance Week Campaign at the end of November The week takes place each year to remind anyone...

Should I help my adult children buy a property…..?

That is the question…there are several options available if this is a step you are considering or may consider in the future. In the current economic climate many mortgage deals are only available to those with a 25% deposit.  If your child...

What are the REAL costs of letting for new landlords?

The current financial climate is  forcing people to rent.  There have therefore been many recent reports of an increase in landlords applying for buy-to-let mortgages. "New landlords need to do their research into how much it's really going to cost  , comments...