How to decorate a childs bedroom

Designing a child’s room can be tricky; there are a number of factors to consider so it is hard to know where to begin. Design trends are forever changing and your child is constantly growing, so it is important that you consider a few things before starting

Are Buy To Let Mortgages Still Viable

With average rents rising across the United Kingdom, and rife competition in the mortgage sector creating attractive buy-to-let rates, it is evident that the public rental sector still has plenty of life left in it for both would-be and portfolio landlords.

Properties for rent are in particularly high demand as we come to the end of 2019, with the shortfall in available housing triggering a continual increase in rental asking prices. 

The Royal Institute for Charted Surveyors suspect that the growth in asking rents will continue into next year, with the south of England seeing a staggering 3.5% rise and steady national average increase of 1.3% backing up their claim.

Speedy Savings for first time buyers

It is clear to see that the younger generation are becoming more and more conscious of their spending habits and begin to plan for their futures earlier, which often encompasses purchasing that first property. 

The Rise of the first time buyer

Throughout 2019 there has been a steady increase in first time buyers jumping onto the property ladder. Aberdeen buyers have benefitted the most, with some first-time buyers managing a real steal to purchase a house at a lower price than in 2013. However, the majority of Britain has seen first-time buyer prices retain an average cost which remains similar to the main market. The fair price has supported the first-time buyer market in having a fair shot at beginning their property journey. However, there are other aspects of the housing market that have also worked in favor of new buyers which are detailed below.

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