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What are the Costs of Buying a Property: Part 2

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While the world of first-time buyers is filled with swirling confusion and the creeping fear of adult responsibility, it absolutely needn’t be. In the second part of this step by step guide to the costs of buying property, we have removed one more obstacle between you and your future home. In two parts, we will help you to understand exactly what it is you’re paying for and how much it could cost.

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How to Sell your House in Birmingham: Part 2

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Here at Love Your Postcode, we pride ourselves on our expert knowledge of any property with a B postcode. We have broken down the selling experience in Birmingham into 11 easy steps; ensuring you the best local advice you will find on the internet. In this article we will cover the second 6 steps. With property advice from our own founder, Bobby Singh, you can’t go far wrong with this article.

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Top 11 tips to sell your home quickly today!

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Here at Love You’re Postcode, we pride ourselves on our expert knowledge of any property with a B postcode. We have broken down the selling experience in Birmingham into 11 easy steps; ensuring you the best local advice you will find on the internet. With property advice from our own founder, Bobby Singh, you can not go far wrong with this article.

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What are the Costs of Buying a Property: Part 1

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While the world of first-time buyers is filled with swirling confusion and the creeping fear of adult responsibility, it absolutely needn’t be. In the interest of providing the best service to our customers, Love Your Postcode have made it even easier for you to understand the minefield of fees created by buying property. By creating this step by step guide to the costs of buying property, we have removed one more obstacle between you and your future. In two parts, we will help you to understand exactly what it is you’re paying for and how much it could cost.

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How can you help sell your home?

When offers don’t come in following viewings, selling your home can be frustrating. Especially when you don’t know why others don’t want to buy your home and you feel like there is nothing you can do to help.

However, you can make a bigger difference than you might realise to your sale. In this blog we discuss things you can do to help get your home sold.

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Sell faster with a stunning property description

So you’ve been preparing to sell your property, possibly for months, or even longer. You’ve cleaned up, decluttered, depersonalised, done some staging, and taken amazing photos. All those things are important when you’re selling. One thing that is neglected to be brought up with estate agents is the listing description. Writing a compelling listing will help ensure that your listing generates interest and produces showings that result in a sale.

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Is this a legal tax loop hole for 73,064 Birmingham City Landlords?

In November 2015, George Osborne disclosed plans to restrain the buy-to-let (BTL) market, implying its growing attractiveness was leaving aspiring first time buyers contesting with landlords for the restricted number of properties on the market. One of things he brought in was that tax relief on BTL mortgages would be capped, starting in April 2017.

Before April 2017, a private landlord could claim tax relief from their interest on their BTL mortgage at the rate they paid income tax – (i.e. 20% basic /40% higher rate and 45% additional rate). What does this mean for current landlords, and is there any other options to reduce the amount of tax being paid?

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