Posted by & filed under Finance, Housing, Lifestyle, Mortgage, Moving Experience, News Round, Politics, Property Search, Uncategorized.

When Mr Osborne addressed the Conservative Party conference earlier this week, “We are the builders” was his most often repeated phrase. Among other things, the speech talked of investment in housing, in transport, and in the national infrastructure. He announced plans to give housing association tenants the right to buy, and we’re told that he’ll… Read more »

Posted by & filed under First Time Buyer, Mortgage, Moving Experience, Property Purchase.

We’ve recently been helping a couple of clients buy their first home under the shared ownership schemes that are available. Whilst working with these, and previous clients, a few interesting points have arisen that I thought that it might be worth sharing. If you’re not familiar with shared ownership, it’s an affordable housing scheme that’s… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Children's Critical Illness, Critical Illness, Jessie May Trust, Moving Experience, Protection Insurance.

Good afternoon, and thanks for looking at this post … I hope that this message finds you well, and that you have enjoyed a great summer. I’d like to warn you now, that this post is to ask for your help, and to invite you to what I believe will be a fantastic evening. As you may know from… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Finance, Mortgage, News Round.

You may be one of the many people having to take your family break during the most expensive time of the year, due to school holidays, and because you could be finding finances a little tight after indulging in a holiday, family days out, and / or sweet treats, you may be looking for new… Read more »

Posted by & filed under First Time Buyer, House Hunting, Lifestyle.

The Economist reported a year ago that Birth Rate figures had relentlessly risen from 2001 until there was dip to a little under 700,000 during 2013. Figures published by the ONS this week indicate a continuing downward trend with figures showing 695,000 new babies in 2014. These stats surprised me a little. Maybe its because I’ve become… Read more »

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After being nominated finalists in categories at the Bristol Post and Bath Chronicle Apprenticeship awards last year, we are thrilled to announce that this year we were awarded Micro-Employer of the Year 2015. The business would not be where it is today, if I’d not had the help and support of my team Yvette and Will, who both… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Jessie May Trust, Moving Experience.

This week is Jessie May week. It’s a chance to remember Jessica herself, on her birthday, and also to acknowledge International Nurses Day on 12th May, and International Families Day on 15th May. To celebrate, the charity has organised a week of special activities including the launch of their new fundraising initiative “Time for Tea”…. Read more »

Posted by & filed under First Time Buyer, House Hunting, Mortgage, Moving Experience, Property Purchase.

At Moving Experience we’re often frustrated by the “computer says no” mentality of some lenders when it comes to assessing mortgage applications. We regularly see that it can be difficult to place (what should be) great cases, for lovely clients. Our job as advisors is to fully understand your personal circumstances and needs, and find… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Estate Agents, Finance, First Time Buyer, House Hunting, Mortgage, Moving Experience, Property Purchase, Property Search.

Is it better to buy or to rent? This is a question that I have been asked on numerous occasions, and a decision that’s being faced by increasing numbers of people. There are advantages that can be argued for both options. For example, as a tenant: No maintenance costs to worry about Greater flexibility –… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Lifestyle, Protection Insurance.

A few tips for savings that can help you, and protect your family. I’ve been a Dad now for a little over 18 months, so I fully understand that having children can have a significant impact on household income and expenditure. You may want to reduce working hours (which depletes income) and there’s a whole… Read more »