Tips & Useful Information All in One Place

Here are a collection of AskJoanna Tips and useful information relating to all things you need to know when buying and selling property. Keep your eye out for new posts or sign up to our mailing list to get notified of new blog releases.


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Why Spring is the Perfect Season to Buy or Sell Property

Are you feeling that springtime buzz in the air? The days are getting longer, the flowers are blooming, and there's an undeniable sense of renewal all around us. But do you know wh...  more  

The Great Debate: Older Houses v New Builds?

In your quest for your perfect home, do you find yourself at a crossroads - opt for the charm and character of an older house, or embrace the sleek allure of a brand-new build?   more  

Don't forget to Research the Neighbourhood

Researching the neighbourhood you are thinking of moving to is crucial before you decide to buy.  more  

A Relationship with an Estate Agent: The Buyer

Building a positive and professional relationship with the estate agent can greatly enhance your experience as a property buyer.   more  

Mastering the Art of Negotiation: Buying a Property

The process of buying a property can be both thrilling and challenging, especially when it comes to negotiation. Whether you're a first-time buyer or a seasoned investor, mastering...  more  

Deposits - how much will I need?

Deciding to buy a property is an exciting prospect, but it first involves navigating various financial aspects, one of which is whether you’ll need a deposit, and if so, how much y...  more  

Exchange & Completion - What Does It Mean?

Once you get into the legal process of your property transaction, you are likely to come across a number of legal terms you might not be familiar with. Let’s start with "exchan...  more  

Get your House Ready for Sale

Preparing your house for sale can significantly enhance its appeal to potential buyers and potentially increase its value.  more  

Fixed Rate v Variable Rate

Are you trying to decide on your mortgage and are confused by the different rates and how do you chose the right one?  more