News, Tips and Advice from Mistoria Estate Agents

Tips to increase your chances of selling a house

Tips to increase your chances of selling a house

Selling a house, particularly in 2022’s hectic market, comes with a certain level of demand. Chances are good that you will always attract some interest, but you can’t simply rely on being guaranteed an easy sale. Potential buyers can be held back, put off, or forced...

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What searches are done when buying a house?

What searches are done when buying a house?

You can’t be too careful when buying a house. Solicitors know this better than perhaps anybody else, which is why any house purchase overseen by a qualified conveyancer will be subject to multiple property searches. Unlike surveys, these searches aren’t specifically...

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Buying a house in Cheadle: What you need to know

Buying a house in Cheadle: What you need to know

The Manchester property market is commonly regarded as one of the most competitive in the UK. A thriving economy and abundant job opportunities keep properties in high demand, which naturally spreads to the surrounding areas in Greater Manchester. Cheadle is one such...

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Managing HMOs for landlords

Managing HMOs for landlords

HMOs – or houses in multiple occupation – can be fantastic investments when managed wisely. They can demand many times the attention of a typical rented property, and for that reason it’s not uncommon for landlords to seek help managing them. But what actually goes...

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What Tax Do You Pay When Buying a House?

What Tax Do You Pay When Buying a House?

Many aspects of owning property comes with charges and taxes that need to be paid. Whether you’re buying a home for yourself or a property to be let out to tenants, you’ll need to know the applicable tax when buying a house. How does tax differ from one situation to...

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Step by Step Guide to Buying a Home

Step by Step Guide to Buying a Home

Buying a home is one of the biggest steps you will take in life. With the most affordable mortgage repayments existing on the longer terms of 30 and 35 years, it is not an overnight decision, nor a short-term one. For first-time buyers, the questions can feel endless...

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What is the Cost of Selling Your Home in 2022?

What is the Cost of Selling Your Home in 2022?

Selling your home can be a complex business, and in 2022 that’s truer than ever. Despite house prices hitting record highs, selling your home needs more consideration than jumping when you’ve got the most to gain in your pocket. Of course, selling a house isn’t pure...

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Dispelling the Myths

Dispelling the Myths

Many landlords often worry about letting out their properties to students, fearing that they will not receive rental payments, or that their houses will be destroyed during wild parties. However, issues like these are exceptionally rare. We thought we’d dispel some of...

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Dealing With Damp

Dealing With Damp

During the colder months damp and condensation can become a problem in your property. Here we take a look at ways you can avoid these issues… Condensation The most common cause of damp in a property is the build-up of condensation. It should be made clear to...

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How to avoid deposit disputes

How to avoid deposit disputes

What to do at the start and end of a tenancy to avoid a deposit dispute Less than 1% of all tenancy deposits end in dispute, but when it does happen it can end up being an expensive nightmare for all parties involved. Many potential disputes can be avoided and one of...

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