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​The first-time buyer checklist for future homeowners

In the market for a new home? Will this be your first property purchase? Then we definitely understand the excitement you’re feeling! Buying a house represents many things in life: moving forward, freedom, a new start for new memories, plus a very va…

25 May, 2018

​8 Ways You Can Add More Value to A House

Far from being just shelters from the elements, our homes are also investments. Thus, when it comes to the age-old question “how can I increase my house’s value?”, almost everyone jumps up to listen to the answer.

09 May, 2018

The need-to-know guide for rewiring a house

Not all home renovation projects are equally fun or glamorous – or dangerous. Slipping on spilled paint, for example, is nowhere near as hazardous as playing with electrical sockets, especially when you don’t really know what you’re doing (which is w…

13 April, 2018

How to find a builder you can rely on

Before starting any home improvement project, everyone needs find a builder, but not just any old construction professional. The question of how to find a builder is one that many people ask and it makes perfect sense.

29 March, 2018

​Planning permission: Do you need it?

In a perfect world, everyone would be allowed to break and build to their hearts’ content, with no regards for rules or regulations – or would they? Is planning permission really a strict guide on “what not to do” to keep us in tow, or is it there to…

29 March, 2018

9 things that you guests will notice right away (And 9 things they probably won't)

Ever tried to do that quick tidy up minutes before guests visit? You might do a quick whirlwind through your place and then try and convince yourself that no one'll see the minor details. But here are some little details you might have missed.

22 February, 2018

​Revealed: The UK’s ideal home

So, you want to live in a custom-built house tailored to your specific needs and lifestyle, but what would that house look like? Well, according to an in-depth online survey among 2,005 randomly selected UK adults (aged 18 and over), the “perfect” ho…

21 January, 2018

​15 inspiring entryways

We all know the importance of first impressions, but how many of us are aware that that extends further than a big smile and greeting guest with a friendly attitude? What your home looks like can also greatly affect what others think of you, especial…

18 January, 2018

​The real answers to your home-buying questions

Fancy living in your very own home one day? Who doesn’t? Of course picking the right house involves more than choosing a beautiful view or selecting a neighbourhood with good schools – and chances are you’re going to have lots of questions.

17 January, 2018

​5 houses that could be your perfect dream home

When it comes to finding the perfect house, there’s no one-size-fits-all solution. Personal taste dictates that each person has its own unique way of looking at things, whether it be a house’s exterior façade, the garden that surrounds it, the choice…

13 January, 2018