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  • 6th May 2020
  • Posted in: Tips for Homebuyers
  • Quick steps to take around the house when you’re feeling overwhelmed

    Not being able to go outside would be a challenge for even the most devoted homemaker, especially as weve now faced several weeks indoors. Its likely that you already have coping techniques for difficult times – but its also likely that in the current climate, a lot of these are off limits. Here are some top tips to give yourself some light relief when Read more.

  • 30th Apr 2020
  • Posted in: Tips for Homebuyers
  • Surviving self isolation (without spending a penny!)

    Since we’re only making essential journeys and a lot of us aren’t in a position to part with our cash right now, so you might find you’ve suddenly got some time on your hands and you’re not sure what to do with it. We’ve developed a list of tips for surviving self isolation – using stuff you already have in the house!

    Beautify your home office

    With more of us Read more.

  • 28th Apr 2020
  • Posted in: Tips for Homebuyers
  • Top tips for making the most of your garden during lockdown

    Theres no right or wrong way to feel about whats going on in the world right now, but one thing we can all agree on is that were having a run of unprecedentedly lovely weather. With time out the house still limited by lockdown, its the perfect opportunity to make the most of your garden.

    Fresh air and sunshine are a known Read more.

  • 22nd Apr 2020
  • Posted in: Tips for Homebuyers
  • Protecting your work life balance

    With most of the population now working and living entirely in their homes, we wanted to share our top tips on how to strike the perfect work life balance during these unprecedented times. 

    1. It can be easy to log on to your emails at 7am and still be answering them late into the evening and never is this more true than when theres no clear divide between Read more.

  • 10th Feb 2020
  • Posted in: Tips for Homebuyers
  • The latest interior and colour trends to transform your home

    The beauty of buying a brand-new home is that it’s a blank canvas ready for you to personalise and make your own. Whether you want to paint a feature wall in your living room or add splashes of colour throughout with soft furnishings and accessories, here are some ideas to get you started.

    Blue is back

    Global design force Pantone announces its Colour of the Year every December and for … Read more.

  • 23rd Jan 2020
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  • Save money on your energy bills this winter and buy a new home

    How much does it cost to heat your home? If you live in a three-bedroom semi-detached Victorian house with some modern improvements, the UK’s Home Builders Federation estimates that your average yearly energy costs are around £1,670. But did you know that living in an equivalent-sized newbuild home that meets today’s building regulations could cost you £800 less per year?

    That’s a saving of over 50%. Why? Leaky older homes … Read more.

  • 4th Dec 2019
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  • Doing Christmas on a budget: how to make the festive season affordable

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year, or at least it is according to Andy Williams’ 1963 Christmas hit. While for many Christmas is a joyful time spent with friends and family, giving and receiving gifts, it’s also a source of great stress for individuals that find themselves spending money they can’t afford. Unsurprisingly, most polls show families with children under the age of 18 will spend the most: … Read more.

  • 7th Nov 2019
  • Posted in: Tips for Homebuyers
  • TIPS FOR ENCOURAGING AND HELPING WILDLIFE IN YOUR GARDEN THIS WINTER

    The clocks have gone back and the nights are drawing in. It’s the time of year for staying in and getting cosy. But don’t forget the animals outside that may need a helping hand through the colder months.

    As the temperature drops and food grows scarce, winter is a tough time for our wildlife. While some stock up over autumn and hibernate through the coldest months, others must fend for … Read more.

  • 3rd Oct 2019
  • Posted in: New Homes
  • GET YOUR HOME READY FOR PART EXCHANGE IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS

    Are you hoping to purchase your dream home using the funds from selling your existing property? Part Exchange schemes are a great option for house buyers wanting to avoid the stress of putting their home on the market. Instead, we offer to buy your existing property from you for a fair and realistic price, and you get to move into a brand new home without having to pay expensive estate … Read more.

  • 9th Sep 2019
  • Posted in: Uncategorised
  • BACK TO SCHOOL: GETTING YOU AND YOUR FAMILY PREPARED FOR THE NEW TERM

    Maybe you’ve been counting down the days or you’ve blinked and you can’t believe it’s over already. After weeks off on their summer break, our children are now heading back to school to start the autumn term. It’s the beginning of a new academic year, bringing with it a sense of anticipation, excitement and nerves. Amongst the name labels, new shoes, oversized uniforms and carefully chosen stationary, there is a … Read more.