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House vs. flat – which is best for investment?

April 6, 2018

When a property investor is starting out, one of the first things they will probably consider is whether to buy a house or a flat/apartment. This seems a logical place to start, but, in reality, it would be prudent to ask a different question before deciding the type of property to invest in. That question […] View article >

An Introduction to a SMART Home

April 4, 2018

We live in an interconnected world – most of us own a Smart phone and can access all sorts of information right from our hands. Carrying out a range of everyday tasks from checking in with family and friends on social media platforms, to organising our calendar and even operating the heating at home. SMART […] View article >

Kitchen Appliance Spring Cleaning

March 20, 2018

The kitchen is the centre of the home for many families and certainly one of the busiest rooms in the domicile. That’s why you may be thinking about giving it a good spring clean. Most of us will focus on making sure the cupboards and shelves are cleaned and sorted, but what about all those […] View article >

Should you Move or Improve?

March 15, 2018

There can be any number of reasons why you’re not 100% happy with your home. Perhaps you don’t have enough room. Maybe you don’t like the area you live in. Perhaps you would like to downsize. There are two options to consider, of course. You can either move to a new home or improve the […] View article >

Heavenly Hallways

March 6, 2018

Whether you’re looking to make your home more attractive for potential buyers or you simply want to create a space that says something about your personality, the hallway is always a good place to start. It’s usually the first place that visitors see when they come through the door and we all know first impressions […] View article >

Things to Consider Before Letting a Room

March 6, 2018

With sites like AirBNB becoming increasingly popular, many people are looking at the possibility of renting out a room in their home, whether that’s for hosting students, taking on a lodger or as with AirBNB letting out a room on a temporary basis to world travellers. You don’t have to own your home to take […] View article >

Guaranteed Rent – Landlord Case Study

February 27, 2018

For today’s blog, we are presenting a case study of a novice landlord and why they chose our market-leading Guaranteed Rent service. We spoke to Carol Murphy about her first BTL property. 1.  How did you become involved in Buy to Let? I inherited my childhood home when my dad died.  It is a 3 […] View article >

Romance Your Home This Valentine’s

February 12, 2018

It is easy to introduce some romance into your home for Valentine’s Day. All you need are a few strategically placed candles and softly playing music and you will transform the ambiance in a matter of a few minutes. However, if you want to create a more permanent romantic setting, look at introducing some lovely […] View article >

Tips for a Romantic Valentines Night In

February 12, 2018

Having a romantic night in can be challenging, especially if you have children. If you want to experience some romance, you don’t necessarily have to splash out on an expensive meal or scour the earth for a babysitter on one of the most popular nights of the year. With a bit of thought and planning, […] View article >