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How To Cancel Your Council Tax When Moving Home
Moving to a new house in Bolton & Bury comes with a variety of administration. Dealing with solicitors, removal companies and getting your utility bills sorted are all top priorities for moving home. Council Tax is generally one of the most significant household bills, so ensuring it is in order in a timely manner is imperative...
Cardwells Estate Agents Celebrate their 40th Birthday!
Cardwells Estate Agents are celebrating a significant milestone this year, their 40th Birthday! The company was formed in 1982, by Richard Cardwell (pictured sat down on the right). Richard in fact conducted the first valuation for his newly formed estate agency, while his son Andrew Cardwell, the current Managing Director (pictured, sat down on the left) was being born!
How to Keep a House Chain Progressing Smoothly
Buying and selling a property in Bolton & Bury can be a super stressful time, and our responsibility is of course to ensure things go as smoothly as possible. Perhaps you’re ready to move, but the people buying your house need their buyers to get up to speed. And those buyers also need their buyers to press the pedal down on the transaction! Before you know it, suddenly you’re getting into a long old property chain, and we know that sometimes chains can break, taking with them your hopes of a move into a dream property. This can be absolutely heartbreaking. Consumer body Which? surveyed 2,000 homemovers, and discovered “around three in 10 (28%) people have experienced a property purchase falling through”. There are several reasons why a property chain breaks. But, the good news is, you can do something about it and play your part in making sure the chain keeps moving. So, here are our top seven tips on how to keep your house chain moving.
How Long Does It Take to Get a Mortgage?
Buying a property in Bolton & Bury can be a lengthy process simply because the process involves many factors. One of those factors is the time it takes to get a mortgage. There’s no hard and fast rule as to how long it will take, but as a general rule of thumb you can expect to wait around 18 to 40 days after submitting your mortgage application before receiving a formal mortgage offer. Should you wish to make an appointment with a mortgage advisor please click here.