Category: The housing market

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 »

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 »