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Home Security Month – the importance of security awareness
13.10.2017

As a follow up from our recent Autumn Maintenance blog, we are delighted to be working alongside our friends at Sainsbury’s Bank and the team at National Home Security Month, to promote the importance of home security and the little steps and changes you can take to make your home safer as the night draw […]

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Autumn maintenance checks for your home and garden
14.09.2017

As autumn arrives it’s a good idea to finish all of the outside jobs before the cold weather sets in. This Autumn Maintenance Check Guide helps to ensure that you carry out all those end-of-the-year jobs that will protect and preserve your home and garden as we enter the colder wetter autumn season. Heating Checks […]

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How to make sure you get the right Estate Agent
10.08.2017

When you find yourself in need of the services of an estate agent, whether it be to rent or sell a property; make sure you don’t just go for the first one you find, or the one closest to the bus stop! Moving home can sometimes be a very stressful time and so you should […]

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The demand is high for ‘Bungalows!’
13.06.2017

‘Bungalow’, it’s a strange word isn’t it? I mean you can see why a ‘Flat’ is called a ‘Flat’ – simply because it is in fact – flat; but ‘Bungalow’ how on earth did we get word to describe a single story house? According to Wikipedia, The term originated in India, “deriving from the Gujarati બંગલો baṅgalo, meaning “Bengali” […]

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Top Tips to dodge rental voids in a Buy-To-Let property
Top Tips to dodge rental voids in a Buy-To-Let property
30.05.2017

When a buy-to-let property is sitting empty and earning no rental income the only people who seem to benefit from this sad state of affairs is the local council tax office whom still collect the council tax each month regardless, and really don’t care two jots who coughs up for just as long as someone […]

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Estate Agent’s guide to buying a house
11.05.2017

Most of us will try to do it at some point in our lives, some of us more than once; then there are those who make a living from it. What am I talking about? BUYING A HOUSE! You get the glossy brochures from the Estate Agents, or you look at the carefully staged photographs […]

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Home or Away?
10.05.2017

Keeping your house safe when holidaying There’s no greater feeling then seeing the days count down until your annual holiday comes round or dusting off the suitcase and deliberating on what to pack for your long awaited break. Whether it be the Costa Del Sol or Clacton-on-Sea, before you go away take heed of these […]

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Green – not just the colour of money in 2017
28.04.2017

This year’s colour when it comes to interior design is GREEN! Said to represent harmony, balance, refreshment, rest equilibrium and peace – if you want to be bang on trend this year when it comes to your home, green is where it’s at! Did you know we have an official colour of the year? Pantone […]

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Happy to try before (possibly) buy
27.04.2017

Sometimes its been said that some people who own their own homes have a tendency to look down their noses at people that rent and assume that all would want to be in their position and that all wish to become home owners, it is a myth however that all those who rent are wasting […]

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Spare room saviours!
21.04.2017

Not everyone has the luxury of having a spare room, but if you do you know it can so easily become a dumping ground or holding room for those things we need to find homes for. Christmas decorations, suitcases and general clutter tend to find their way to the spare room before finding somewhere more […]

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