Latest articles by Cathy Hudson
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Find out how Aviva equity release works, including how its lifetime mortgages can help you release cash and the safeguards in place to limit the potential downsides, in our guide.
If you’re under 55 and can’t access products such as lifetime mortgages and home reversion plans, read our in-depth guide on ways to release equity from your home.
Our comprehensive guide to property flipping gives you all the information you need to make a profit, from finding the right property to the costs you need to consider.
How to buy a repossessed property and what the risks and benefits are. Plus, where to look for properties, buying at auction and issues to look out for.
Detailed guide to DIY conveyancing, including what checks you need to make, the searches you need to carry out and when you’re better off employing a professional.
We explain what a deed of trust is used for and how it ensures that all joint owners of a property get their fair share of the proceeds if it’s sold.
A comprehensive guide to giving property to children, including if it’s your home or an investment property. We explain when they will need to pay inheritance tax on it.
Exchange of contracts is when a property transaction becomes legally binding but what does it involve and what do the various parties need to do to get to that point?
What you need to know to rent the best commercial property for you and secure a lease on the best possible terms. Plus, learn how the process works and what experts you need.