Posted by & filed under Brexit, Finance, First Time Buyer, House Hunting, Housing, Lifestyle, Mortgage, Moving Experience, News Round, Property Purchase, Property Search.

You could be forgiven for thinking that current housing market news is all about Brexit, and the possible impact of the referendum result in the short to medium term. However, there’s other interesting news of which (I think) you should take note. Help To Buy – Less than three months and counting. At the start… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Children's Critical Illness, Critical Illness, Family Income Benefit, Family Protection, Finance, Income Protection, Jessie May Trust, Life Insurance, Lifestyle, Moving Experience, News Round, Protection Insurance.

As I type, I have to confess that following yesterday evenings on-track fun & games, this morning I’m feeling some aches and pains! I may no longer be wearing my race suit, or gloves, or helmet, but I still have the sense that my inner-annual-racer has been unleashed!! Huge thanks, and credit, must be given… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Estate Agents, Family Protection, Finance, First Time Buyer, House Hunting, Housing, Lifestyle, Mortgage, Moving Experience, News Round, Property Purchase, Property Search.

Quite a lot, it would seem, if that number’s your postcode. I can tell you from experience that it’s not just an urban myth that families will move lock, stock and kitchen table in order to give their children access to the best schools. It was reported in The Scotsman that a recent study by… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Brexit, Finance, First Time Buyer, House Hunting, Housing, Life Insurance, Lifestyle, Mortgage, Moving Experience, News Round, Politics, Property Purchase, Property Search.

You probably saw that Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, announced a reduction of UK base rate to an all-time low of 0.25% last week. This cut was the first change to base rate since March 2009. In this blog we take a look at how the mortgage / housing industry has… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Children's Critical Illness, Critical Illness, Family Protection, Income Protection, Jessie May Trust, Life Insurance, Lifestyle, Moving Experience, News Round, Protection Insurance.

. . .  we’re going to do it all over again!!…. Moving Experience will host the Jessie May Kart Grand Prix 2016 on 22nd September. The very first Jessie May Kart Grand Prix took  place on 22nd October 2015 and, as you’ll know if you were there, we had an absolutely great night. After receiving… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Finance, Housing, Jessie May Trust, Lifestyle, Mortgage, Moving Experience, News Round, Politics.

It’s been hit and miss recently as far as weather’s concerned. Hopefully you’ve topped up the tan on the good days, and found an umbrella close to hand on the wet days!! As the exam season is finishing, and schools close their gates for 6 weeks, we’re keeping fingers crossed for sunny days when we… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Finance, First Time Buyer, House Hunting, Housing, Lifestyle, Mortgage, Moving Experience, News Round, Politics, Uncategorized.

Today I’ve received several communications from clients who, following the EU Referendum last week, are asking the question ‘What Happens Now?’ Within that broader question, there are smaller details to consider … Will the number of mortgage products available reduce, will the Bank of England need to raise interest rates, will the value of houses… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Children's Critical Illness, Critical Illness, Family Income Benefit, Family Protection, Finance, Income Protection, Life Insurance, Lifestyle, Mortgage, Moving Experience, Protection Insurance.

Generally speaking, it seems that when we go on holiday we are a pretty organised bunch as far as arranging holiday insurance. ABTA reported that around 74% of us get insured before we pack the flip flops, and in this article expresses concern about the risk being taken by the remaining 26%. I’d never travel… Read more »

Posted by & filed under House Hunting, Lifestyle, Mortgage, Moving Experience, News Round, Protection Insurance.

I’m delighted to report that once again we have won ‘Micro Employer of the Year’ at the Bristol Post and Bath Chronicle Apprenticeship Awards. It’s such a great thing to be recognised for, and I am really proud of both Yvette, who completed her apprenticeship 2 years ago, and also Will who’s coming to the… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Critical Illness, Family Income Benefit, Income Protection, Lifestyle, Moving Experience, News Round, Protection Insurance.

You put your little ones first don’t you? All those sleepless nights as they suffer snuffles and sneezes as babies, right through to being half awake until you hear the key in the door when your precious ones return from a night out. It’s a full time job and an expensive one too. Earlier this… Read more »