Choosing your new home

Has home ownership always been a dream of yours? For many, choosing your first home is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. Not only are you investing in your future, you’re also buying into a new way of life, a new community, and brand new surroundings. Choosing the perfect décor may be […]

Why Buy New? A Guide to Buying with Keepmoat

Every new Keepmoat home is built using the latest high performance materials. The homes feature advanced heat and sound insulation, modern wiring and extremely robust foundations. So, one thing’s for sure – there’ll be no expensive structural repairs to fix! Low-Maintenance Living It’s a well-known fact that new homes are less high maintenance than the […]

The legal side to house-buying

You’ve saved hard for your deposit and have found your dream home. All ready to move in? Not quite yet as there’s just the daunting legal of house-buying to face. However, it doesn’t have to be as tricky as everyone makes out. We’ve put together everything you need to know about the legal side of […]

Everything you need to know about hiring a removal company

Everything you need to know about hiring a removal company Buying your first home can be full of unexpected costs. Sometimes it can feel like you’re handing over money and getting nothing in return (hello stamp duty), while other expenses can feel like money well spent. When it comes to hiring a reputable removal company […]

The gold standard of houses: where do Olympic champions live?

In case you haven’t noticed, this summer has been absolutely massive when it comes to sport. With the Euros, Wimbledon and not to mention the Olympic Games, keeping us glued our screens. But, when they’re not competing around the world, where do the Olympic superstars call “home sweet home”? Here’s a round-up of some of […]

Tips to Help Maximise the Space in your First Home

When you move into your first home, especially if it is a modern build, chances are you won’t have huge amounts of space going spare.  First properties tend to be small and compact and you may even be sharing, so making the absolute most of the room you have is essential. Fortunately, there are some […]

Competition: win* with Keepmoat

The housebuilder Keepmoat is giving residents and visitors to two of its developments the exclusive chance to win* £50 worth of high street vouchers – perfect timing in the lead up to Christmas.  If you’re planning a trip to The Woodlands in the North East or Dominion in Yorkshire, or if you’re a resident, then […]

#SpringCleanSOS – The shortlist

Despite the weather being far too cold for this time of year, our sponsors, Keepmoat, marked the arrival of spring with our #SpringCleanSOS competition. Hosted on its social media channels, they invited their online community to share the spring cleaning challenges they dare not tackle – from messy rooms, cluttered cupboards and grubby gardens – […]

Five ways the budget affects the first time buyer

The last budget has now passed before the 2015 general election and this is the time to gain support for what is promised to be an exciting few weeks in the world of politics. But what does this budget mean for the first time buyer? Below are five reasons why the budget is looking after […]