Did you know that every estate agent has to be registered with the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) and have an up-to-date Fidelity Fund certificate?
These certificates are issued on an annual basis and must reflect that the agent is licensed to practise for the current year. Tenants should insist on meeting the agent concerned in person and seeing a copy of the certificate. Those who have doubts can call the EAAB to ascertain whether the agent is registered. It's important to remember that regardless of any excuse given, it's illegal for an agent to practise if they are not
Whether or not you should buy a home, or keep renting is a very important question. What are the things I should look at to decide whether I am ready to buy a house or keep renting?
We should first establish that renting a house is not necessarily a bad thing. Depending on your situation.
Buying a house can be a really good decision, sometimes it could be a bad one.
Here is what you should keep in mind;
Can I afford it?
- Usually people go to the bank and get pre-approved for a home loan and they run with the amount they