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Buy house UK

Buying a house in the UK


This guide explains the complete process of buying a house in the UK, where to find UK property for sale, and the cost of UK stamp duty and estate agents.

Mortgages UK

Your guide to UK mortgages


If you're tempted by property for sale in the UK, find out what you need to get a UK mortgage as an expat.

Top places UK

Top 10 places to live in the UK

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If you're planning a move to the UK, here are some of the best cities to live around the UK. Which top UK city is best for you?

Moving Abroad

Moving abroad with family: making a smooth transition

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Many expats move abroad alone but others come with spouses and children in tow, making the transition to a new country a little more complicated.

Living in London

Top 10 places to live in London

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Where should you live in London? Here's a list of the most interesting and desirable places to live in London - all within a few miles of London's centre.

How to buy a house in London


How to find and buy property for sale in London, whether you want to buy a house in London's Canary Wharf with a postcard view, or need help to buy London properties in some of the quieter, leafy suburbs.

Top 5 tips for buying a house abroad


Reduce the risk of legal pitfalls and bad property investments with this guide to buying property abroad.

Moving in the UK

10 things to do before moving out of your apartment in the UK


If you're moving out of your apartment in the UK there are a number of things you should do, from informing your bank to forwarding your mail to your new address.

UK mortgages

Does an expat need UK credit history to obtain a UK mortgage?


If you're an expat in the UK, here's a guide on how can you get a mortgage to buy a UK property and improve your credit score without a UK credit history.

How to invest in property

Top 10 mistakes made when buying a house abroad


If you want to buy property abroad, read these 10 common mistakes made by real estate investors to avoid making similar costly mistakes.

Renting in London

Renting accommodation in London

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Explorer Publishing offers a helpful guide to renting in London, with tips on how to find a home and advice on the legalities of renting UK property.

Renting student accommodation in the UK

Renting private student accommodation in the UK


If you want to rent student accommodation in the UK, make sure you read the tenancy agreement and check if your property has the appropriate rental licencing.

Renting in the UK

Renting from a private landlord in the UK


If you're looking to rent accommodation in the UK from a private landlord, this guide will help you avoid any pitfalls of renting in the UK.

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