Be prepared for your first house viewing

Be prepared for your first house viewing
So someone has taken interest in your home and they are coming round in a few days… The viewing process is an essential part of marketing your home and trying to make it appealing to potential buyers. So it is very important that you put your best foot forward and try to make yourself as prepared as possible prior to any viewings taking place. The goal is to make your home more appealing to your audience. Clean as a whistle… Clean your home from top t

6 ways to make your kitchen seem bigger than it is

6 ways to make your kitchen seem bigger than it is
As we all know the kitchen is the heart of the home and more of us wish they were just that little bit bigger. Well, there are a few tricks which you can use to give that false illusion of space. Clutter free zone By keeping your worktops clear it will massively enhance the illusion of space in your kitchen. There are some things which do need to stay on your worktops like your kettle but there are some things you rarely use and take up much needed s

Do you have the worst estate agent in the world?

Do you have the worst estate agent in the world?
If you thought your estate agent was a pain, you will be pleasantly surprised to find out that you may have got off lightly. We have gathered up some horrific stories about the worst estate agents and now you can find out what really happens in your house when they just don’t care… The estate agent who stole Have you ever been so hungry that you’ve eaten food from a client’s home? A gentleman in London sure has! As he was showing prospective renters

Ever wanted a movie theatre in your own home?

Ever wanted a movie theatre in your own home?
If you have a gloomy cellar and you have no idea how to make it into a useful productive part of your home, then look no further. We have some useful tips to help you create your very own theatre. You can stay and relax in your own cosy basement whilst watching your own big screen and, when it comes to selling, you’ll have an attractive new feature to set you apart from the competition. We all know that cinema’s are getting more and more expensive these...

What are you doing when your children fly the nest?

What are you doing when your children fly the nest?
It’s finally that time. Your children have flown the nest and purchased a place of their own. We know it can be hard thinking about your children not living with you but we have 6 uplifting ideas to put you back in a happy mood. Have you ever thought about what you’re going to do with your new room? Are you the sort of person who is going to try and cling onto their child’s room and try and keep it the same as when they left? Try not get down about this...

Keeping your home secure this winter

Keeping your home secure this winter
As winter is drawing closer, the evenings have increasingly become darker and cold. This is the perfect environment for burglaries and other crimes to take place. Your home is your sanctuary and for some people it’s the only place you truly feel safe, so you need to adequately protect it against such crimes. These tips can help ensure security for your home by reducing the possibility of a break-in. Install a security light This one, easy thing could sav

Why is getting a Survey so important?

Why is getting a Survey so important?
Discovering a problem in your home is devastating. The immediate thoughts are always: how much will it cost? Is the house going to fall down? How am I going to fix it? Too many people faced with this situation attempt to address it alone, taking advice from someone with a vested interest in stretching the truth (who stands to gain from securing the repair works) and paying over the odds for what could have been a simple solution. This situation is just ...

Our top tips for selling your home

Our top tips for selling your home
When you decide to start a new adventure elsewhere, it can often be a time of stress and uncertainty. You want everything to go as quick and as smoothly as possible. For an easy ride, just try and follow these tips and selling your home will be a breeze. When a potential buyer visits your property the last thing they want to see would be knick-knacks everywhere. Move as much of your clutter into the loft or into storage as you can, along with any furnit...

How do I keep a snug and warm home over the Winter?

How do I keep a snug and warm home over the Winter?
With Winter drawing in fast, it is important that you make your home ‘winter ready’ and turn it into a comfy haven. Many people struggle to find a way to keep their home cosy without the excessive costs of central heating. The dark mornings and dark evenings can really bring you down. There are plenty of things that can kill your cosy vibe; the dreaded colds, windows and doors being left open and the freezing temperatures, but not to worry we’ve got som...

Maximising space in a small home

Maximising space in a small home
Whether you live in a small apartment in a beautiful city, in a cute one bedroom cottage in the country or a three storey townhouse, space is very much an essential part of ensuring that you are enjoying living in your home. For a lot of people, creating space can be a difficult job. So below we have listed some ways of maximising space in your home and in those smaller rooms that need it the most. The first step of creating artificial space is to use y...