Author: Tiffany Frost

Tips on making your next move easier!

Moving home is stressful at the best of times, but how can you ensure the move goes smoothly? It’s one thing making sure everything is packed, cancelled and locked before you leave your family home forever. But what if all the planning in the world doesn’t successfully prep your children? If this is their first… Read more »

East Midlands property market remains resilient despite uncertainty

According to recent reports, the East Midlands’ property market remained resilient throughout 2018 despite a backdrop of political uncertainty. The company’s Market Insite report, which monitors trends in the regional property market across Nottingham, Derby and Leicester, highlighted a positive year across the region with keen interest from owner-occupiers for freehold property. It also showcased… Read more »

Readings welcomes Elizabeth Lewin to the team!

We’re really excited to introduce Elizabeth, our new RICS Chartered Surveyor! What made you decide you wanted to work at Readings? “I made the move to Readings for a few reasons. Firstly, it presented a good opportunity to change to a new sector and to use my previous experience and knowledge in a new field…. Read more »

Where to buy your property in Leicester

Amidst all the Brexit drama, knowing when or where to buy a property recently has become more confusing than ever before.   Although we don’t know exactly what will happen to the housing market post-Brexit, what we do know is that cross the city, house prices are on the up. In fact, every postcode area… Read more »

What should you look for in a HomeBuyer report?

Being a first-time buyer can sometimes be a daunting experience as you furiously gather together reams of paperwork before handing over your hard-earned cash. One of the documents that you’ll likely pore over prior to being given the keys is the HomeBuyer Report, which is essentially a survey detailing the state of the property you are… Read more »

How long does conveyancing take?

Just got your offer accepted on a house? Are you excited? Of course you are! Now just to wait a couple of months for everything to process. Conveyancing takes on average around 12 weeks, but it can be much shorter, with some transactions completing in as little as 4 weeks! Many first-time buyers are surprised are surprised that… Read more »

Who do you inform when moving?

Moving house is an incredibly stressful time, so we at Readings have tried to make it a little easier on you. We’ve created a downloadable change of address checklist for you to work your way through during the moving process. We hope this makes the process a little easier for you, and don’t forget to treat yourself… Read more »