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How to Successfully Downsize

How to successfully downsize

Downsizing is very common, especially as we get older. You may find your home is far too big now or too much to handle financially and practically. However, downsizing can be difficult especially if it’s a family home. Also having to sort through belongs and make some hard decisions on what you’re able to take…

Autumn Home Maintenance Tips

This is the time that people tend to think about how to protect their homes from the upcoming winter season. It is also wise to seasonally maintain you home, should you wish to sell in the future this will all add to the selling price. Below are some maintenance tips to keep in mind this…

A Checklist For Viewing A Property

Viewing a home can be exciting especially if its a first home. People tend to overlook certain details and get carried away. Here are a few things to look out for when viewing a home your are interested in buying. Tips on How to Get Started: Remain objective, let friends and family inspect the home…

Online Tools for Sussing Out Your New Neighbourhood

Moving can really impact your life, especially if you don’t like the neighbourhood. Here are some cool tools you can use to help you get the right knowledge before moving. Crime Stats The safety of an area is really important, especially if children are going to be living there, the national police force site is…

Tips For Renting A House For The First Time

Renting for the first time can be overwhelming but with these few tips you’ll feel more at ease and knowledgeable about the process. Know How Much Money You Need to Pay Up Front Landlords tend to require a month’s rent up front, this usually includes a security deposit as well. Some landlords also want you…

How To Make A Rental Feel More Like home

Tenants tend to assume they can’t change things in a rented home because of their landlord, in reality this isn’t true. If you agree it with your landlord and don’t damage walls or furniture there are a few things you can do. Artwork and Photos Chances are the landlord may have had things hanging already,…

Maximising Your Kerb Appeal

As most people are staying at home, now’s a great time for you to give your outdoor space some TLC. Especially if you’re looking to sell in the next few months kerb appeal really helps and leaves a lasting impression on your potential buyers. Give your front door a makeover Your front door has to…

How To Make Your Home Child Friendly

How to make your home child friendly

In any home there could be a lot of fragile times or sharp things about. This could be dangerous for young children, especially when they like to climb and grab things. Here are some tips to create a safer, yet still fun environment. Furniture When buying furniture, you need to make sure it’s safe, there…

Tips to choosing the right properties to view.

Finding a new home can end up being a stressful experience. You don’t want to make an offer on a property out of desperation, you will find your dream home eventually. It won’t always be property viewing after property viewing. Our guide below should help you with the house-hunting process… Fist make a list of…

Seven Ways to Secure Your New Home

When you are moving into your new home it can be a very exciting time! However, one thing that most new homeowners tend to forget during all the hustle and bustle of moving in is the security of their new home. Obviously, you will want to protect your new home from the risks of break-ins…

How To Add Value To Your Period Property

Any homeowner knows how quickly the housing market can change. If you are looking to sell, fluctuating house prices can make the process more difficult. So, how can you get the best price for your period home? A great way to do this is to add value by renovating. How do you keep the costs…

How to save on heating costs this winter.

Winter is here and most people are starting to feel the chill! Rising heating bills and the colder weather usually go hand in hand. We all want to feel warm and comfy at home, but high energy bills are not something anyone wants. However, if you make some simple changes you can save on your…