Feel the peel: temporary interior design
Expressing our personality is what turns a house into a home but what happens if you can’t decorate or find it hard to decide on a theme? You go the peel-it route, of course!
Pantry perfect: the latest kitchen trend
The widespread use of fridge-freezers, the evolution of fitted kitchen cabinetry and the introduction of integrated appliances conspired to almost kill off the pantry, but this storage nook has made a massive comeback of late.
Secure that rental: 8 tips for tenant success
Performing your own tenant ‘health check’ before you start looking for a new property to rent, will help you secure the rental – allowing you to present yourself as an irresistible prospect and fending off any competition.
First-time buyer prospects in 2021
If you’re a first-time buyer considering your inaugural property purchase in 2021, there are positive prospects ahead. Here are some of the initiatives and forthcoming ideas that may make it a little easier to get a foot on the housing ladder.
Go green with houseplants
Whether you’re working from home or just want to enliven your living space, you can’t go wrong with houseplants. Gone are the days when a solitary, unloved spider plant was the extent of indoor greenery as now, the health and aesthetic benefits of houseplants has led to a boom in the types and species available.
Could your kitchen become an office?
Not every home is blessed with a separate study or dedicated home office, which has left the kitchen as a rather unconventional place to set up ‘shop’. But working next to the washing machine – is it really possible?
You can become a landlord…and here’s how
Unlike other investment strategies – complex pensions, scary stocks and shares or crazy crypto currencies – many of us have a head start when it comes to investing in property, as most of us are familiar with the concept of renting.
Update: latest legislation for landlords
The lettings sector is highly regulated and it can be hard to keep up with all the new introductions and amendments. Here’s what’s on the current rental radar:
Desk tidy: tips if you’re working from home
If you’re finding desk clutter prevents creative thinking, clouds your mind or impinges productivity, it’s time to get desk tidy.
Remote control: 5 tips ahead of video viewings & virtual tours
Remote viewings are a good way for buyers and tenants to make a shortlist of properties from the comfort of their sofa, and we urge movers to only request in-person visits for properties they think they’ll make a genuine offer on.
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