Where to search for property in 2021

Which areas will offer the best value for money?

4 Jan 2021

Leaving London? Move east, not west

Savvy buyers looking for sea air and more space should think outside the box.

19 Oct 2020

How to combine the country dream with an urban bolthole

Getting the best of both worlds is easier than you might think.

16 Sep 2020

10 myths about moving to the country

Rural life is a shock to the system after years in the capital. Are you really ready?

14 Aug 2020

Should you factor in schools when buying a house?

OFSTED has a huge influence on property prices but are we right to buy into the schools hype?

20 Jul 2020

Should you take advantage of the stamp duty holiday?

Five considerations to take into account before you buy.

8 Jul 2020

Are house prices about to fall or rise?

Conditions are ripe for the market to bounce back quickly so is now the right time to buy?

18 Jun 2020

The great escape: where to buy property after lockdown

The new work-from-home culture allows us to look further afield for property and find more space.

26 May 2020

When will the property market start moving again?

Lockdown has put even the best laid property plans on hold. But for how long?

11 May 2020

House buyers should be poised for the aftermath of Covid-19

The property market could make a swift recovery but, before it does, there are deals to be made.

2 Apr 2020

Should you buy your car outright or use car finance?

Car finance schemes are increasingly popular but do they offer value for money?

2 Mar 2020

Dear James: How do I save for a deposit on a house?

In a high-rent environment it can be difficult to save. James Max shares 12 tips for putting money aside each month.

10 Feb 2020

Where to invest in the property market in 2020

Look in commuter towns and along the new Elizabeth underground line for property that will grow in value.

22 Jan 2020

Dear James: should I sell up and move out of London?

James Max solves your work and money dilemmas

12 Dec 2019

Dear James: is part exchange a good way to sell my home?

Part-exchange offers a speedy sale but not necessarily value. James Max solves your money, work and property dilemmas.

25 Nov 2019

Dear James: should I wait until after Brexit to sell my home?

James Max answers your money and property dilemmas

11 Nov 2019

Dear James: how do I negotiate a promotion at work?

Getting promoted internally can prove tricky when you’ve been in the same role for a while. James Max solves your money and work problems.

30 Oct 2019

Dear James: should I invest my savings in buy-to-let?

James Max answers your work and property questions

9 Oct 2019

Five ways to add value to your home

Increasing the value of your home often comes down to the small details that buyers notice but home owners overlook

5 Sep 2019

How to sell your home in a tough market

Follow these 8 steps to beat all the talk of a bad market and sell your home quickly

23 Jul 2019

How would Labour’s proposed tax grab affect your home?

Labour’s tax plans would mark the most radical shake up of the property market since just after the Second World War. So how can you insulate yourself and your home against a possible Corbyn government?

25 Jun 2019

Should you use an estate agent?

Yes. But hang on, it’s not that simple is it? Everything and everyone is being disrupted by tech. There is…

15 May 2019

Looking to buy your first London home? Go west, not east!

Property expert James Max explains how to find lasting value in the capital

23 Apr 2019