Cold weather warning

As many of us prepare for the final cold spell of winter that is sweeping across the UK, we can be forgiven for feeling a little nervous about the effect such extreme weather will have on our homes. To ensure you’re prepared for every eventuality, we’ve compiled a list of possible effects the cold weather […]

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New Year makeover

The New Year is the perfect time to give your home a new lease of life so now is the moment to sort out all those things you’ve been complaining about since you moved in and really make your home yours! Lick of paint It sounds cliché but a lick of paint really does make […]

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Tackling the housing crisis

Theresa May recently promised the build of thousands of new homes to help young first-time buyers onto the property ladder but what does this really mean for first time buyers? More homes New house buyers rejoice as this announcement promises an increase in homes, meaning that it will be far easier to get a foot […]


Post-Christmas organisation

Christmas is possibly one of the most stressful times of the year so having just survived the latest organisational minefield, why not carry on the good work into the new year… Make lists Lists make everything easier, whether that be the list of jobs you need to do at home this weekend, a list of […]


New year, new you

With Christmas and the New Year wrapped up, it’s time to put those resolutions into practise and embrace all the changes you swore you’d make. Moving out Moving out of the family home is a big step, made bigger by the daunting financial commitment that comes with owning your own house. However, this prospect may […]


Top tips for building your credit score

Determining your credit score can help you understand what kind of loan you will be eligible for and what sort of mortgage will be made available to you. A credit rating is an evaluation of the credit risk a prospective debtor offers as it predicts their ability to pay back the debt and creates an implicit forecast of the […]


Christmas decorations on a budget

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…until you realise how much it’s going to cost to decorate your house! It’s easy to get carried away with wanting to make your home look super festive with all the latest and most expensive Christmas decorations but did you know that you can easily make your own […]


Getting your home safe and secure for Christmas

The festive season is a busy time for many people. Christmas shopping, entertaining friends and family, and going to pubs and parties leaves us with little time to think about things like home safety and security. Yet Christmas time sees one of the highest home burglary rates of the year. Becoming a victim of theft […]


The best cities for first time buyers

Whether you’re looking for your first home, somewhere to allow your family to grow or just a change in scenery, one of the toughest decisions to make is location. But they do say that location is everything, so we’re here to help you decide with our list of the top 6 cities to live in. […]

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The Ordinary Lovely – Inspiration Gallery

When you move in to your new home, it can be so, so tempting to leap straight in to the decorating. You want to study paint charts and hang wallpaper samples before the boxes have even been unpacked. It’s an exciting time and we all feel that need to turn a cold, empty house in […]