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Buying your first home can be a stressful time – from planning the perfect interior design to sourcing the right accessorise to make your new home look fabulous. Due to these various elements, the whole task can understandably become a tad overwhelming. To make your home décor job easier, why not pinch some ideas from […]


Thrifty design ideas for your new home

It’s not an understatement that buying a new home comes with a hefty price tag. From the deposit to the solicitor’s fees it’s no wonder that many new home buyers end up making sacrifices when choosing the interiors they want. But you don’t have to be boring to avoid breaking the bank – check out […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]




5 ways to make your garden “party ready”

Outdoor parties during the infamous British summer can be a precarious affair; the threat of rain is never far away and BBQs invariably end up with charcoaled – or dangerously underdone – food. However, it doesn’t need to be like this, and creating the perfect outdoor party environment can be as simple as a few […]



10 quirky ways to keep cool this summer

We know it’s rare, but sometimes the weather in the UK does surprise us and we get treated to the odd sunny day or two. In fact, experts are predicting a two week heatwave with temperatures reaching a toasty 25 degrees during the day time! However, not everybody enjoys the heat and we can’t always […]