Buying a property with siblings

Buying a property with siblings

  • What Could Those Pigeons on Your Business Building Be Trying to Tell You?

    Because they're a lot more visible and accepted than, say, rats or cockroaches, people don't always realise what pests pigeons can be. Unfortunately, this means they're often left to their own devices, despite the fact they can cause just as many problems as other animal infestations. If you have pigeons roosting in and around your business premises, you also have the risk of some nasty bacteria and diseases, plus gradual property damage and generally unpleasant droppings.

  • Getting to Know a Neighbourhood Before You Buy Property There

    Buying your first home is a big step, and an exciting one. It can be challenging and confusing when you're new to the property-buying world, but the results are worth all the stress. It's a fact often stated in real estate that location is key, but assessing the suitability of a property's location is sometimes easier said than done. However, it's important to do a thorough job of assessing the area around the properties for sale that you are considering, as any mistakes or unconsidered factors can lead to a costly outcome both financially and emotionally.

  • Finding the Perfect Family Apartment in the City

    Apartments make a good choice for the first-time buyer, as they're typically cheaper than houses and can still offer a decent amount of living space. Of course, in many densely-populated cities, you're left with little choice but to opt for an apartment, since houses are few and far between and are usually prohibitively expensive to boot. City apartment living is not just for the young, free and single, either. Many people move their families into metropolitan flats quite happily, whether it's for work purposes or simply because they prefer living somewhere busy and exciting.

  • When Your Safe Is Too Safe: How to Get It Open When the Lock Doesn't Work

    Whether it's the deed to your home, expensive jewellery, your will or even your children's baby photos, if you have a safe at home there will be certain items you wish to securely store inside it. And securely stored these items will be, although sometimes they might be too secure. What can you do if your wall safe refuses to open? Batteries If your safe has an electronic lock that refuses to respond and appears to be deactivated, it might simply be the case that its batteries need to be replaced.

  • Important Questions to Ask When Deciding on Retirement Living

    Retirement living usually means moving to an apartment or other such housing that is meant for senior citizens. If you're getting close to retirement age, you might want to consider your options now, so you can ensure you find a good location for retirement living and have time to compare all your options. Note a few important questions to ask any facility, and to ask yourself, to ensure you find the best choice of housing for the upcoming years.

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Buying a property with siblings

It is getting very expensive to buy a property and most people can't afford to do it on their own anymore. That's why a growing number of people are choosing to buy property with their siblings. It's a great way to share some of the burden of a mortgage as well as giving you some built in house mates that you know that you can live with! This blog has some tips on how to find a house that you can share with siblings and has some tips from home owners and real estate agents who have experience in finding homes for siblings.