Grab your notepad and popcorn, number 3

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

Traditionally, as far as our website (and certainly the blog page) is concerned, I have always been very much a fan of the written word. However, to celebrate some films that we created towards the end of last year, and hopefully help to kick start your plans this year I decided to share them here…. Read more »

Grab your notepad and popcorn, number 2

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

Traditionally, as far as our website (and certainly the blog page) is concerned, I have always been very much a fan of the written word. However, to celebrate some films that we created towards the end of last year, and hopefully help to kick start your plans this year I decided to share them here…. Read more »

Grab your notepad and popcorn, number 1 …

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

Traditionally, as far as our website (and certainly the blog page) is concerned, I have always been very much a fan of the written word. However, to celebrate some films that we created towards the end of last year, and hopefully help to kick start your plans this year I decided to share them here…. Read more »

“You’re not like a normal advisor, you’re like a mate who knows this sort of stuff”.

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Every now and again somebody will say something to you, possibly as a passing comment that will really stick. That comment may even become your very own ‘Sliding Doors moment’, something that you refer back to, and a memory that impacts considerably upon decisions in the future. This is the story of one of mine…. Read more »

So this is Christmas, And what have you done ..?

Posted by & filed under Brexit, Family Income Benefit, Family Protection, Finance, First Time Buyer, Income Protection, Life Insurance, Lifestyle, Mortgage, Moving Experience, News Round, Property Purchase, Property Search.

The mince pies have been purchased, classic Christmas movies are running on the TV, and whilst Santa’s elves find the time to wrap all the presents I’m wondering where all the time went! It has been busy year, including a baby, a Brexit, and a bon voyage! The Bank of England decided in August to… Read more »

Rainbows amongst the autumn clouds?

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 »

The #JessieGP 2016 – A huge thanks to all involved!

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 »

What’s in a number?

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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 »

Balloons may rise, base rates may fall.

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 »

Sunshine & Showers, Birthdays & Brexit.

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 »