It’s still a sellers’ market
October 18, 2021
The motivation to move home remains undented and in a recent article, The Times reported on the ‘deeper dissatisfaction with our homes’ uncovered in the first lockdown. In addition, a new study by Samsung Electronics UK found that 74% of UK consumers look at their homes differently now than they did 18 months ago.
Doorscaping: designs to elevate your property’s entrance
October 11, 2021
‘Doorscaping’ is the latest design trend to catch the eye, with the forthcoming autumn and winter months the prime time to elevate your home’s entrance.
Rent controls? Not on the radar
October 4, 2021
There is a gentle murmur that rent controls could be on the cards but is it time to panic? History shows us that rent controls have rarely had the desired effect those in charge want, so despite a few rumbles in the press about a possible introduction, landlords should read with passing interest but it’s definitely not time to worry.
Downsizing, upsizing, and right-sizing – MAKE THE RIGHT MOVE FOR YOU
October 1, 2021
The green green walls of home
September 27, 2021
Using green as a colour in your home has many benefits. Not only is the breadth of shades available dazzling – from mint, apple and lime through to fern, sage and emerald – there are health benefits too.
Are you guilty of sabotaging your own sale?
September 20, 2021
While an estate agent will do everything in its power to ensure your home is marketed to the right people, catches the eye of buyers and is priced attractively enough to encourage offers, sellers can also help themselves.
Digging deep to add a basement
September 13, 2021
Many people buy a smaller property for its potential to extend but the traditional route is to go up – a two-storey extension or a loft conversion, for instance – but how about digging deep? With land at a premium, basements are gaining in popularity as an extension option.
Thinking of changing estate agents? Our smooth move guide
September 8, 2021
Rental guarantors: the new normal in lettings?
September 6, 2021
The number of those working for themselves broke through the 5 million barrier for the first time at the end of 2019, while the Institute for Fiscal Studies forecasts a record rise in solo self-employment in 2021. So why does this have a bearing on the lettings industry?
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