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Should you Move or Improve?

March 15, 2018

There can be any number of reasons why you’re not 100% happy with your home. Perhaps you don’t have enough room. Maybe you don’t like the area you live in. Perhaps you would like to downsize. There are two options to consider, of course. You can either move to a new home or improve the […] View article >

Heavenly Hallways

March 6, 2018

Whether you’re looking to make your home more attractive for potential buyers or you simply want to create a space that says something about your personality, the hallway is always a good place to start. It’s usually the first place that visitors see when they come through the door and we all know first impressions […] View article >

Things to Consider Before Letting a Room

March 6, 2018

With sites like AirBNB becoming increasingly popular, many people are looking at the possibility of renting out a room in their home, whether that’s for hosting students, taking on a lodger or as with AirBNB letting out a room on a temporary basis to world travellers. You don’t have to own your home to take […] View article >

Guaranteed Rent – Landlord Case Study

February 27, 2018

For today’s blog, we are presenting a case study of a novice landlord and why they chose our market-leading Guaranteed Rent service. We spoke to Carol Murphy about her first BTL property. 1.  How did you become involved in Buy to Let? I inherited my childhood home when my dad died.  It is a 3 […] View article >

Romance Your Home This Valentine’s

February 12, 2018

It is easy to introduce some romance into your home for Valentine’s Day. All you need are a few strategically placed candles and softly playing music and you will transform the ambiance in a matter of a few minutes. However, if you want to create a more permanent romantic setting, look at introducing some lovely […] View article >

Tips for a Romantic Valentines Night In

February 12, 2018

Having a romantic night in can be challenging, especially if you have children. If you want to experience some romance, you don’t necessarily have to splash out on an expensive meal or scour the earth for a babysitter on one of the most popular nights of the year. With a bit of thought and planning, […] View article >

Changes to the private rented sector in Scotland

February 8, 2018

It is interesting to see how the private rental sectors in both Wales and Scotland are becoming increasingly devolved from England. Landlords across the UK already have to be aware of over 160 Government statues and regulations for rental property, and now differing legislation, depending on where your properties are, is being added into the […] View article >

9 Unusual Kitchen Gadgets

February 7, 2018

The kitchen is often seen as the beating heart of the household. It’s the place the entire family congregates. Of course, preparing food is one of the most important tasks of the day and any way that you can find to lighten the load and speed up cooking time is going to be a godsend […] View article >

Struggling to sell a property? There is another option …

January 29, 2018

A new league table produced by the HomeOwners Alliance showing how long it takes homes to sell on average in different postcodes across England and Wales suggests the average time for a property to go under offer is 61 days. However, the longest postcode they investigated had an average time of 108 days before going under […] View article >

Looking For Your Ideal Home

January 29, 2018

Everyone wants their own personal palace, somewhere they can call home. Whether you are looking to buy a house or flat or have decided to rent, finding the ideal property is important. The last thing you want is to end up in a place that doesn’t really fit your needs or your expectations. Finding your […] View article >