Quick Mortgage Advice for First Time Buyers

It’s daunting buying your first home and it can be a very stressful period for a whole variety of reasons. One area that may well give you sleepless nights until it’s settled is getting that all-important mortgage. Here, we take a quick look at some mortgage basics...


What Are Searches and How Important Are They?

When you decide to buy a property, a conveyancing solicitor will carry out a number of different searches for you. These ensure that there are no issues regarding the house purchase that may affect you once contracts are exchanged. If you are buying the house with a mortgage...


Creating Kerb Appeal Can Boost Interest In Your Property

When you are selling your home, you really want to give yourself every chance to attract as many potential buyers as possible. At Graham & Co, we work closely with sellers in the Andover and Whitchurch area to make sure they tick as many boxes as possible when it comes to...


Do Pet Owners Make Good Tenants?

Pets can be an issue for some landlords when it comes to letting out their properties. Some don’t mind them, others absolutely refuse to take tenants that have a dog or cat or any other four-legged creature. The biggest concerns are that the dog or cat might damage the...


A Guide to Permitted Payments

If you are a landlord or have decided to rent a property, you may already know that the way in which tenants can be charged has changed. The Tenants Fees Act 2019 came into force in June this year and applies to rental properties in England. The Act prohibits a landlord or...


7 Ways to Beat Rising Energy Costs in 2019

Whether you live in a flat or a large house, the rising cost of energy can be a big drain on your resources. It’s one of the major outgoings that both homeowners and tenants are concerned about, just behind mortgage and rent payments. Fortunately, there are several ways...


Online Vs Traditional Estate Agent For Finding Your Dream Property

Being able to go online whenever we want and having the chance to connect in different ways has transformed the way we all communicate and the information we have access to. But is it better to find the property you want or even sell your home via an online service? Or should...


Interior Design Trends for 2019

Are you thinking of upgrading your décor this Spring or Summer? Have you just moved into a new home and want to change the interior design? Whether you have traditional tastes or love to keep up with the latest trends, here are some ideas to put into the home design...


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