Is Sheffield on the property naughty or nice list?

With Father Christmas all but ready to visit homes across the UK, leading hybrid estate agent, eMoov.co.uk, has compiled its annual lists to give him a hand based on the increase or decrease in property prices since last December. Nice Lists Despite a tough year for the property market, there are plenty of homeowners across the nation that […]

Rats are #1 worry with 60% of buyers deterred by pests when viewing 

As temperatures drop pushing more household pests towards the warmth of our homes, the latest research by leading hybrid estate agent, eMoov.co.uk, has looked at the impact these unwanted house guests can have on the potential sale of a property. eMoov surveyed 1,000+ people and asked what impact the presence of household pests would have on […]

62% of British homeowners would prefer their house to look like a show home

British homeowners are forgoing a lived-in home in a bid to style their house for an increased social media following, according to new research. A survey of 1,000 UK adults by DiscountFlooringDepot.co.uk has revealed that 62% of British homeowners would prefer their house to look like a show home rather than a homely comfortable look. 88% of […]

VIDEO: Ex burglar reveals how to keep your home safe this Christmas

Posting our plans on social media, leaving gift boxes we have bought in outside bins and forgetting to lock doors and windows… the simple mistakes that are inviting burglars into our homes. As Christmas approaches, homes become filled with expensive gifts and gadgets. This sadly means that the festive season is also the peak time […]

Tips for first time buyers in Sheffield: saving for a deposit and avoiding common mistakes

In November’s budget statement, the government scrapped stamp duty for first time buyers on properties costing less than £300,000. With the average first time buyer paying around £1.5k in stamp duty, this could make home ownership more affordable for thousands of people. But there’s still a hefty amount to pay when you buy a home, […]

Put home security to the top of the Christmas list

With Christmas just around the corner, our homes are often left empty in the whirlwind of shopping trips, social events and visits, and many of us use the opportunity to take a break to visit friends and family. With presents wrapped and conveniently left in the hallway or under the tree, it’s not surprising that […]