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Winter home maintenance

You want to make sure your first winter in your new home is a magical one. Cosying up with Christmas films and hot chocolate…sounds perfect, right? There are just a few things you should be doing before the coldest months of the year really hit home. Allow us to share some of our home maintenance […]

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Top tips on moving house this Christmas

It’s finally here! Now that it’s officially December we are allowed to get excited for everyone’s favourite holiday – Christmas! Although, if you’re moving house this season you may be more stressed than excited so we have constructed a few tips that you can use to make moving this holiday much easier, and relaxed. Be […]


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The true cost of living with mum and dad

Recent research conducted by house builder, Keepmoat, revealed that more and more twenty-somethings are still living at home with their parents. There are various reasons for doing so, including saving for a mortgage deposit and not earning enough to move out, but what impact is this having on their relationship with their parents? Time to […]


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Financial help explained

There is a wealth of financial help available for first time buyers, but do you know what you’re entitled to? If you’re looking to put your first foot on the property ladder, it can all seem a little overwhelming to say the least. We’re here to help! Here’s our whistle-stop tour of the Government incentives […]


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Settling into your new home

That’s it, you’ve done it! For the past few years you’ve been saving the pennies, scraping every last baked bean out of the can and filling up your browsing history with online mortgage calculators…it’s all payed off as now you can call yourself a homeowner. Feels good, right but don’t be deterred by any overwhelming […]



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Top tips for buying your first home

We’re certain that most new home owners will have a long list of things they wished they’d known before they started the process. With a view to making sure you know what you’re getting into, here are a few of our top tips for buying your first home. Beware unexpected costs – buying a home […]


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Embrace hygge this winter

If you haven’t heard of hygge (pronounced “hoo-gah”), where have you been? Hygge is allegedly responsible for why Danish people are reportedly the happiest in the world. Roughly translated to mean “cosiness”, Visit Demark refers to the phenomenon as “creating a nice, warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people around […]


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Swoon Worthy – Inspiration Gallery

Getting into the creative zone for interior decorating can take time and a lot of attempts but as Kimberley, the author of Swoon Worthy discovered, it can very soon become addictive. To help you on your way, she’s sharing with us her interior decorating story. Sit back, put the kettle on and prepare to be […]


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What is a mortgage?

When you’re searching for a new home, the ‘m’ word can be the scariest part of the whole process. There are so many people out there offering ‘great rates’ and ‘guaranteed loans’, so how do you know who’s who and what’s what? It may be a tricky concept to get your head around, but we […]