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House surveys - the different types

When you have accepted an offer on a new property, you may be wondering if you should get a house survey and if so which one. A home survey is a good way to avoid unexpected repair costs further down the line and gives you an understanding of how much you might need to invest in a property once you own it. Discover in today’s blog all the different surveys available, the costs and what one best suits you.

By Oakheart Property

· 3 minutes

Getting started as a landlord

Becoming a landlord can be exciting, but daunting in equal measure, and entering the buy-to-let market might not be for everyone. ‘Generation rent’ is on the rise and is set to remain, this is an exciting time to be a landlord with confidence in the market remaining high. Sound interesting? We’ve highlighted some of the key steps to becoming a landlord.

By Oakheart Property

· 3 minutes

Factors that determine the price of your property

The value of your property is determined by many factors, for example, location, local amenities and the size and condition of your property. Our team of property experts have put together 5 key factors that influence the value of a property.

By Oakheart Property

· 3 minutes

5 Reasons to live in Colchester

Colchester is Britan’s oldest recorded town, providing residents with the perfect balance of rich history and a modern lifestyle. Essex is, without doubt, a very popular region for commuters with a combination of rural living and urban lifestyle. Discover our top 5 reasons to live in Colchester and why it might be ideal for you.

By Oakheart Property

· 5 minutes

7 tips to stage your home ready for photos & viewings

When you sell your home you want it to look its best for potential buyers so they have the right first impression. Oakheart Property has put together 7 quick and easy tips to prepare your home prior to our team visiting to ensure it’s lens ready.

By Oakheart Property

· 4 minutes

What is the checklist before moving house?

Moving home can be a stressful and challenging time. Unfortunately, there is no easy way around it, but putting in any prep work to make your move easier is a no brainer. Oakheart Property has put together the ultimate moving house checklist to ensure you know everything before moving house.

By Oakheart Property

· 4 minutes

What are the best modern interior style trends in 2021?

With 2021 now upon us, Oakheart Property has taken the opportunity to dive deep into the top trends we are loving this year. Whether you’re updating the whole house, one room or just adding the final touches, we have covered every aspect to create your ideal space.

By Oakheart Property

· 3 minutes

Help to buy - what you need to know about the new scheme

If you are a first-time buyer looking to get on the property ladder, we have put together a rundown of everything you need to know to ensure the new scheme is right for you.

By Oakheart Property

· 4 minutes

How to sell your home - a step by step process

Selling a property can be a daunting process, especially if you’re moving up the property ladder and looking to buy at the same time.

By Oakheart Property

· 4 minutes

What is the stamp duty holiday?

Are you on the hunt for a new property? With the stamp duty holiday in place, now has never been a better time to get ahead of the game. Discover what stamp duty is and what the stamp duty holiday could mean for you.

By Oakheart Property

· 3 minutes

What's the best property search engine in the UK?

Are you looking to buy, rent or sell a house? When it comes to searching for your next property you will usually begin with a search engine to filter down the results.

By Oakheart Property

· 4 minutes