If you buy a residential property in England or Northern Ireland, you are subject to Stamp Duty Tax (SDLT) if the property you’re buying is over the current SDLT threshold of £125,000. While it doesn’t come as a surprise to many homebuyers that they will have to pay SDLT, how to calculate an accurate figure…

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After the uncertainty surrounding Brexit and the general election last year, the housing market showed signs of bouncing back at the start of 2020. According to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICs), the number of people looking to buy rose in January, as did the number of properties for sale. However, the rapid spread…

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It’s easy to understand why so many people find the property-buying process so daunting. It has a lot of component parts that can be confusing, difficult, and time-consuming. You need to figure out your specific requirements, find viable properties, view them, select your preference, tender an offer that’s neither too high nor too low, handle…

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One of the greatest benefits technology advancement has brought to businesses is the software development. Real estate is a huge industry that meets the basic need in human life in the form of housing. A real estate agent can greatly benefit from real estate software by enhancing its operation. Software helps automate many aspects of…

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Lofts are special areas of a home. However, no matter how great they are, they won’t offer many benefits if you can’t access them. Trying to climb an unstable step-ladder might cause you to fall and possibly injure yourself in the process. Thus, to access your loft safely and easily, you will require a loft…

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At Blades Media we have been professionally photographing properties for over 3 years and currently have over 200 properties under our belt from HMO’s to luxury listings. Top notch photography is important to help sell properties faster through right move and other platforms; however, we do understand that not all properties warrant hiring a professional…

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You wake up in bed with the morning sun streaking through the window, the heat rising in your intricately furbished bedroom. The temperature may be warm, but that hasn’t spoiled your desire for a piping hot coffee on your balcony, from which you can enjoy a panoramic view of the simmering city below. These are…

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Moving is a big deal. You’ve got a lot to think about and if you don’t organise yourself, it can get pretty stressful. That needn’t be the case, though. You can save yourself a whole load of hassle if you do the seven essential things below: 1. Redirect your mail Redirecting your mail is crucial…

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