August 15, 2018

With so many options to sell your home in this day and age, you’re not alone if you’ve been feeling a little confused about the financial and practical pros and cons of each option. Even after reading up on estate agent reviews and testimonials online, there are so man...

Hundreds of people struggling to afford their own home in Bristol are trying a new way to beat the city’s housing crisis – by joining together and building their own.

More than 500 people have joined the Bristol Community Land Trust, which aims to solve the city’s housi...

September 1, 2017

Bristol, like every big city has a habit of being expensive. Now an online app is able to show potential buyers how much they need to be earning per hour in order to purchase a property.

Like all online apps expect a margin of error and of course property prices vary on...

The confirmation that the Severn tolls will be scrapped in 2018 has been welcomed but people who use the bridges and live in the area will want urgent questions answered.

Here is what we know so far about the likely impact of free journeys across the bridges.

1. The toll...

August 25, 2017

If you are in the process of viewing potential homes to buy, you’ll know how much there is to learn about every property before you commit. Not only do you need to decide if the house could become a home, but you also need to get a feel for the details, like its EPC ra...

July 10, 2017

The Clifton Suspension Bridge built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and completed in 1839 is Bristol's most famous landmark. It is also Grade I listed, as are Bristol Cathedral, Clifton Hill House and Bristol Temple Meads station. Bristol is home to a huge range of listed b...

May 12, 2017

Q I have accepted an offer on my house but the purchaser is now asking for a further reduction in the price due to work required on the property. Is this legal? And, if so what is your advice on how to deal with it? 

A Yes it is legal and quite common when a survey...

April 27, 2017

Spring is a perfect time to give your home a spruce-up and redecorating can be an expensive business. But it doesn’t have to be. Bristol Credit Union  – who have been helping local people make the most of their money for over 20 years- have put together three low-cost...

February 21, 2017

Help to Buy South will bring their roadshow to Bristol and Swindon this Spring with plenty of information for aspiring homeowners. The team will be on hand to discuss options for ownership including Help To Buy and Shared Ownership schemes with additional information o...