Once you finally make it onto the property ladder, you complete a life goal. And you deject the anxiety that comes with ‘wishing for what could be’. It’s tough, before that first step. You feel the days tick away. Your colleagues share their housewarming photos on Facebook. And you become all too aware of how… Read more
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Real estate crowdfunding, the hassle free property investment
If there are two things we like here at The Savvy Scot, it is real estate and alternative investments. Remember that time when we talked about two couples taking a mortgage together to get a bigger house? Well today I would like to review another alternative way to invest in real estate: crowdfunding. Yes, just… Read more
4 things to consider before buying a house on your own
I own a property in the UK that I bought alone a few years ago. Even though I had a boyfriend at the time, he had no interest in co-signing and I didn’t have much interest in getting him on board. Not that I didn’t love him at the time, but I knew it was… Read more
The Basics of Renting Your Property
Renting your property is a viable alternative to selling. This way, you’ll get a consistent stream of income and you’ll still have the option of selling when the time’s right. If you weren’t considering the idea, though, you’ll have a few questions. Take a look at this guide for all the basics you’ll need to… Read more
Help to Buy: did you know about Mortgage Guarantees and Equity Loans?
Many people are struggling to see how they might ever take that first step onto the property ladder, or move their growing family into a bigger home. With house prices rising, the government’s Help to Buy scheme aims to bridge the gap between a bullish property market and buyers who have been outpaced by the… Read more
Can You Sell You Home in 7 Days?
Sometimes when you are looking to move home you will need the process to happen as quickly as possible. This could be so that you can purchase a new property, you could be looking to raise money for a new business, you could be going through divorce, facing repossession or you may want… Read more
Should you get renter’s insurance?
Living in a rental home or apartment may have you feeling relatively secure with your living conditions. Since you’re not the owner, there’s no worrying about fixing major property damage. Therefore, you may have never given much thought to renters’ insurance. However, you may want to reconsider and give this type of insurance serious… Read more