Tesco announce cuts to homemover and remortgage rates

Tesco Bank has announced that it has cut rates on products that are part of its its homemover and remortgage ranges. According to the lender, two-year fixed rate homemover products are now available from 2.27% at 90% LTV and 3.18% at 95% LTV with £500 cashback and no fees. Five-year homemover rates have been reduced to 2.70% at 90% LTV and 3.60% at 95% LTV with £1,000 cashback and no fees. Tesco Bank also announced that new three-year remortgage products with a £995…

Top Tips to find the perfect love nest

Valentine’s Day is usually one of the most popular days of the year for couples to get engaged or decide to move in together, so this week will see many couples up and down the country beginning the search for the first home they’ll share together. But where do you start? Quick Move Now’s top tips will help you on your way… Be clear about what you’re looking for – before you let excitement get the better of you, sit down with your…

What makes a good ‘lock up and leave’ property?

Move over gap year teens, According to data released by the Association of British Travel Agents, over 65s are more likely to take a foreign holiday than any other age group. And they’re increasingly looking for excitement and variety, swapping cruises and golf trips for bucket list type adventures that are likely to extend beyond the usual one or two weeks in duration. A survey of residents of Cognatum retirement estates shows that over 20% of their residents expect to spend two months…

Where is currently the best place to buy a home in England?

A perfect balance of affordability and low crime rates surely has to be high up on the list of priorities for prospective homebuyers. And, it’s safe to assume that some areas will fare better than others with regards to this. But where are they? The latest research from OkayLah.co.uk, looks at the total crime per capita (crime committed per 100 people) across each council region of the nation, comparing this to the average house price and scoring each area with an index score based…

In the Spotlight with Marc Trup

We caught up with Marc Trup, founder and CEO of cloud-based property management platform, Arthur Online. PR: How did you get into the property industry? MT: In 1998 I decided to sell my business and start investing in property. Property seemed like a good fit for me because I have always been interested in the idea of buying to let, and at the time it promised a very good return on investment. It was actually when I was running my own portfolio…

Loved-up properties sell for 105% more on average

It’s that time of year again. As hundreds of men across the UK (and maybe the odd woman) panic buy anything remotely romantic looking from the all night garage on the way home from work. Ohh! A heart shaped car air freshener and a bag of charcoal! You shouldn’t have. Anyway, despite our very public ‘concious-uncoupling’ from our long-term European partner, the UK property market is still showing the love with properties selling in 15 locations with love in the name – almost all…