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  • 4th Dec 2019
  • Posted in: Tips for Homebuyers
  • 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
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  • 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.

  • 14th Aug 2019
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  • RELAX THIS AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY AND JOIN OUR DIY AMNESTY

    The August bank holiday is fast approaching. How do you plan to spend yours? Hopefully you’ll be outside in the garden having a BBQ with friends and family. Maybe you’re heading off on a mini break. Or perhaps you’re not intending to relax at all and you’ve got plenty of jobs around the house to be getting on with. If you’re planning on tackling some DIY projects, you’re not alone.… Read more.

  • 8th Jul 2019
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  • ENJOY YOUR HOME THIS SUMMER AND PLAN A LUXURY STAYCATION

    If you’re in the process of saving up for a new home, maybe you’ve just recently moved or your budget is tight, chances are you’re not going to want to splurge on a holiday abroad this summer. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still take a well-earned break, relax and enjoy the sunshine.

    In June, the UK experienced its hottest day of the year so far with temperatures soaring to … Read more.

  • 14th Jun 2019
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  • FORCES HELP TO BUY SCHEME: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Lance Bombardier Joel Daye and his wife Simona are the proud owners of a three-bedroom detached house thanks to the money they’ve been able to borrow through the Forces Help to Buy scheme. Daye joined the Army in 2008 and qualified for a £10,000 interest-free loan, allowing them to buy the family home they’ve always wanted and giving them a permanent base to raise their young children.

    “We wanted to … Read more.

  • 21st May 2019
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  • HAVE YOU SEEN AN INCREASE IN YOUR ENERGY BILLS? HERE’S WHY…

    Summer is fast approaching yet for many, energy bills aren’t reflecting the rising temperatures – but don’t worry, we’ve got a solution!

    As June fast approaches, we’re seeing rising temperatures and funnily enough, rising energy bills. So, at a time when we should be receiving smaller energy bills through our letterboxes as we’re less frequently firing up the heating and having a daily soak in a hot bath, why is … Read more.

  • 1st May 2019
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  • THE BENEFITS OF HELP-TO-BUY

    Since its introduction in 2013, the government-backed Help to Buy scheme has become one of the most spoken about topics in the housing market. In the six years since we first saw Help to Buy, more than 365,000 first-time buyers have completed their move with the assistance of the scheme. *

    In an era where increased house prices and demand for homeownership are met with the challenges of saving money, … Read more.

  • 25th Apr 2019
  • BEANPOLE, SANDWICH AND BOOMERANG FAMILIES – THE TRANSFORMATION OF OUR HOME SET-UPS

    How we live is dynamically changing the requirements of what we need to call a house, a home

    The ever-changing property market has seen a drastic change in recent years, due to the shift in house prices and financial means of younger and older generations. But the real question is, how is this impacting our everyday living?

    The need for Brits to re-think their housing arrangements has been revealed in … Read more.

  • 17th Apr 2019
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  • Change up your style for spring!

    Now that spring has officially sprung, with the chirping of the birds and the budding of the flowers, perhaps it’s time to leave behind the cosy clutter of winter and breathe life into your home’s décor with a spring time makeover.

    The spacious and open-plan design at the heart of each Harron Homes property allows you to be versatile with your decoration, enabling you to put your own style on … Read more.

  • 27th Mar 2019
  • TOP TIPS ON WELCOMING A PUPPY INTO YOUR HOME

    So, you’ve made the decision to buy or adopt a puppy! It has been scientifically proven that dogs are good for the soul, and what better way to enter your home than being greeted by a puppy who is delighted to see you. But there are lots of things to consider when welcoming a new pooch into your home.

    1. Puppy-proof your home!

    The number one thing to do before bringing … Read more.