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Freehold vs leasehold

Freehold vs leasehold

The fundamental difference between freehold and leasehold is that with a freehold property, you have outright ownership of the property and the land on which it stands. Whole houses are usually sold freehold whereas flats are often leasehold. Leasehold is a bit more complicated. If you own a leasehold property, you have a lease to…

Top Tips for First Time Buyers

Top Tips for First Time Buyers

Being a first-time buyer can be a daunting prospect, but armed with the right advice you are sure to move into your new home with ease.  We have collated our top tips that we, at Gorvins Residential, think is essential for a first time buyer to know. Consider your circumstances Buying a house is a…

A Guide to Shared Ownership

A Guide to Shared Ownership

It can be expensive to get a foot on the property ladder in today’s housing market. Shared Ownership has been one such route and with plans from Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick, it could make things easier for first-time buyers. Shared Ownership is a scheme designed to help struggling first time buyers, who for one reason…