The difference in the way we deal with properties is often not clear from the use of vocabulary. There is a world of differnce between refurbishment / renovation and restoration / renewing something or somewhere. A local heritage house has had a vast amount of lottery funding spent on it to stop it rotting in certain areas and to bring […]» Read more
Neat & Tidy Gardens at Last!Getting your garden to look lovely is not always easy, especially when you have to content with weeds and other nasties growing in your lawn. With the amazing new ranges of artificial grass on the market, there is no need to plod around with your lawnmower or get the rake out! Artificial grass offers an eco friendly, pet and child friendly solution to your garden problems, looking fantastic in the process!
Making Your Home SecureHome security is vital these days, and there are lots of ways to increase the security for your home. These home security cameras are effective and subtle. Having recorded images when there is a break in or attempted access to your home can help to get justice for the perpertrators as well as provide valuable evidence should you require it.
Knowing your property market is not something you can pick up just like that. The experienced estate agent, will have to sell many a house before they get the knowledge needed to appreciate the buying trends that affect their job. What I find most facinating about the north american system is the short time allowance for selling and moving in […]» Read more
The construction of houses is such a high tech industry these days. When you think back to all those old cottages from chocolate box covers and historic towns, there can’t have been a great deal of planning involved. It is incredible how old some of our country’s prettiest country buildings really are. Thinkng of the thatched cottages we fondly remember […]» Read more
I was watching a programme online about construction and home development in Canada the other week. They have a completely different lifestyle over there and amazing to think that their entire population is only just over half of Great Britain’s. There can’t be a feeling overcrowding there, for sure. I am interested in the country having watched quite a few […]» Read more
I’ve just spent a wonderful few weeks in the States with family. I did a great deal of getting myself to various museums and galleries with the help of a certain taxi company and when I wasn’t engaged in such culterally pleasing pursuits, I lazed around in my flat watching some of the endless round of home and property based […]» Read more
According to the press there has been a drop in the house buying figures for two quarters and in the old days (1980s to 2000s) this would generally start to panic some folk. But with everything financial, there are both sides to this. Although the housing market looks like it has stalled for a while, there will be lots of […]» Read more
I was trying to reach the house where my podiatrist works – it’s on a housing estate; one that has been gradually extended to take in a large field, creating several small cul de sacs. The naming of these housing enclaves must have caused a flutter of amusement at the time. Knowing that developers are usually involved in submitting two […]» Read more
I have lived in many homes, starting with family then moving out to a flat before being able to buy houses of my own. I have enough experience of older places to know what it’s like to be faced with an ever increasing list of things that feel suspect and about to break or just never worked for me in […]» Read more
When we first leave home – usually the house our parent have brought us up in, it can be a wrench and causes us, and them, temporary anxiety and permanent money issues! To ensure we get the best for our money, we should really sit and carefully evaluate our actual needs. This is so much easier to say when sat […]» Read more
Where I live in my lovely comfortable family home, I am constantly grateful for the space, the warmth and convenience of having a home constructed to the latest building methods available in the early 2000s! So long ago my first rented home was an attic flat in a rather run down victorian semi detached villa – the landlord lived on […]» Read more