We are pleased to announce that we have entered into an arrangement with a long-standing independent estate agent Coakley & Theaker, who have been selling homes locally since 1996, to look after the interests of our clients in the sale of their homes. We have chosen Simon based on an open and honest discussion and [...]

End of an era…

Early in 2009 we started out on a journey into the world of estate agency. During these ten years we have handled a variety of property sales for all manner of people. We have helped 'first-time' buyers secure their first home. We have later acted for some of these clients in their -first-time' sales too. [...]

‘Equity release’ versus ‘downsizing’

At April Homes we like to keep abreast of trends not only in the UK housing market, but also in the wider economy. We were therefore intrigued to read a piece of research by Equity Release Advisers, Key Retirement, which revealed that pensioner property ownership has now hit a record £926 billion. This rise has [...]

Are you a modern first-time buyer?

Most mortgage applicants are now over 30 when they buy their first home many with more diversified backgrounds, which include varied credit histories, fluctuating incomes, and a challenge to save a deposit that keeps in pace with the growing property market values. As more people rent  the challenges of saving for that illusive deposit become [...]