This has been a most interesting few weeks for me. My neighbour told me last year that due to family circumstances it was very likely he and his nice quiet wife would have to move away, down towards where their grandchildren live. This wasn’t entirely unexpected as they have been running back and forth for a couple of years now, […]» 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.
There hae been so many changes in the property buying market over the last couple of years – from there not being anywhere near enough properties to buy in the first place, to there being the homes, but not enough finance available. Having said that, today on the bews there was an article about this being the cheapest ever period […]» Read more
Once we have our career sorted, money coming in nicely, there are fewer things of more importance than buying the bricks and mortar in which to keep ourselves happy, warm and dry. Then there’s the small matter of whether to marry our long term partner and joint house buddy and buyer. Things are certainly done in a more unusual way […]» Read more
Wow that year went quickly – no sooner had I been babbling happily about the Christmas parties and unfortunate mishaps that came with them, than we hit Easter and then the summer holidays. It does seem as though this last 12 months has gone racing past much faster than any previous set of 12 – although it could of course […]» Read more
There is a truly wonderful thing about December arriving – knowing that the summer is definitely somewhere to be worked towards and looked forward to. So for the time being all we have to do is know what we are supposed to be doing in the months leading up to the holidays. The point of the travelling away from home […]» Read more
No sooner were we heralding the possible rise in house property news, than a long awaited but still miniscule hike in bank of england interest rate has sent shock waves and panic through the media, causing panic and dispondency. In my own family situation, we have a mother in a high end care home, not expected to live as long […]» Read more
There has been a great sea change in the housing market in my neck of the woods this last few months. Amazing. We are centrally placed, near good roads and now a super duper housing, hotel and liesure complex has been built on our doorstep. Years ago when this last item was mooted in the press by our very pro […]» Read more
I see from the front of my property all the way down the road in two directions, having a nicely positioned corner plot. This has been a source of general interest for the first several years of ownership – but since the rise in interest in the housing market around here, I have had more than a passing interest in […]» Read more
At the moment there are a few things getting in the way of happy streamlined house exchanges. Until about five years ago, there was hardly any house buying. Full stop. There had been the dreadful recession, double dip then treble dip – whatever these phrases mean in reality. In the leanest times it was easy for families to skip a […]» Read more
There are many new building developments cropping up around here. I am absolutely astounded just how many, and where they all are. Down the side of every by pass, along each dual carriageway. Where there were fresh fields, we have crops of family housing. Apparently the country needs them. I can’t get my head around who are all these people […]» Read more