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The faux pas of house viewing revealed

The faux pas of house viewing revealed

First impressions are crucial, and that goes for the house buying process too. Propertymark asked its members to share the biggest house viewing faux pas they’ve seen both buyers and sellers make during visits, then offered the following advice; Buyers should…. Respect the property It’s important to show the property the same level of respect […]

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Tips to keep timber structures looking as new

Tips to keep timber structures looking as new

From pretty pergolas to the decking of your dreams, the natural aesthetics of timber are ideal for creating organic lines for outdoor spaces. However, if timber is left untreated, it will soon start to look tired and will rot over time, making it a potential safety hazard. If you’ve invested in a wooden structure, timber […]

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Create your own summer show home on a budget

Create your own summer show home on a budget

Subtle changes to home interior schemes can often make a major impact. With both time and money at a premium over the holiday season, it’s still possible to spruce up your home and enjoy your surroundings that much more over the summer. Show home esigners say that just a few inexpensive changes can add a […]

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House fires can kill – so make a home fire plan now

House fires can kill – so make a home fire plan now

It’s everyone’s worst nightmare – a fire ravaging their home, destroying belongings or, even worse, killing or seriously injuring a loved one inside. The sad fact is that every year in the UK, hundreds of people die or are seriously injured in a fire that breaks out in their home. But, despite fire plans being […]

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How to grow your own fantastic fruit and veg

How to grow your own fantastic fruit and veg

Novice gardeners can become expert growers at speed, by working in stages, and the first step forward is to pick your plot… Good gardening includes using natural ways to protect your plants from bugs, and choosing the best and easiest varieties to grow. Experts from GardenBuildingsDirect.co.uk  have put together a list of easy steps to […]

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How to sell your home in the summer months

How to sell your home in the summer months

The summer can be a difficult time to sell a property, with holiday season in full swing and families spending time entertaining their children rather than house hunting. However, there are some advantages of marketing a home in the summer and NAEA Propertymark has a few simple tips and tricks to attract a summertime buyer. […]

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Create a bee-friendly garden to help the environment

Create a bee-friendly garden to help the environment

It’s possible to turn even a humble back yard into a blooming oasis for bees and other pollinators. Choosing tubular shaped and purple flowers,  and building a quick and easy bee bath are just some of the things you can do to create a bee-friendly garden. The experts behind online retailer BillyOh.com have researched seven things […]

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Vital tips for new landlords on private rental laws

Vital tips for new landlords on private rental laws

New landlords need to be fully aware of a number of laws that govern the private rented sector and how to meet their legal obligations. These top tips compiled by ARLA Propertymark, the regulatory body for letting agents, aim to make sure you don’t fall foul of landlord legislation;  Landlord License First,  check if you […]

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England scores highest in property world cup

England scores highest in property world cup

England triumphed over the world’s leading footballing nations in a property survey featuring World Cup countries. The Leeds Building Society asked its members which of the nations competing in the 2018 World Cup in Russia they would choose to live in if money was no object. In a result Three Lions fans would love to […]

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Get World Cup fever in your own back garden with this outstanding property on the market for £800,000 (with its own football pitch!)

Get World Cup fever in your own back garden with this outstanding property on the market for £800,000 (with its own football pitch!)

On the market is one of the finest family homes located in the historic market town of Worksop. Available for sale is this extended seven bedroom grand residence with a superb leisure suite/ professional gym, dry sauna, wine cellar and outdoor enclosed football pitch along with a fantastic example of a ‘Chelsea Flower Show’ well […]

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