New Builds vs. Older Properties – Which is Best for You?

Friday, July 2nd, 2021

Record numbers of people in the UK are on the move at the moment. Many of them are choosing to move into new builds. This is hardly surprising, as such developments are cropping up all over the nation. On paper, a new build is an ideal home. After all, a new house hasn’t had the […]

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Property Prices – How Much is Too Much?

Sunday, June 20th, 2021

When considering buying a home, cost will be a major deciding factor. It’s important to ensure you are getting a fair deal. Oscar Wilde, no stranger to a witty quip that contains truth within the humour, stated in Lady Windemere’s Fan that, “a cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.” When […]

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Property Websites – How to Choose the Right Portal for You

Saturday, May 15th, 2021

Looking for property is a very different experience to the days of yore. Before the dawn of the internet, finding a property to buy or rent involved perusing the windows of a high street estate agent, popping inside if something caught your eye. Of course, that’s an approach doomed to fail into the 21st Century. […]

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Starting a Business from Your Home

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

People all over the world have had their lives turned upside-down by the Coronavirus pandemic. This had led to a knock-on effect on the housing market, with huge numbers of people choosing to move house. One of the biggest reasons for this is the impact that COVID-19 has had on our working lives. Put bluntly, […]

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The Best Restaurants in York

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Part of the excitement of moving to a new territory is learning about your surroundings. There is so much to see and do in York and the surrounding areas that you’ll never grow bored. Perhaps most important is learning where to eat though, especially if you’re looking for the perfect end to a romantic date. […]

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Small but Perfectly Formed – The Beauty of Downsizing

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

Do you ever look around your home and note that it feels cavernous? This is a common issue for owners and renters of larger properties. Lifestyles change, people move on, and a house that was once a hub of activity can now appear to echo with every footstep. If a large, empty home is starting […]

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Picking a Pet-Friendly Property

Thursday, March 4th, 2021

There are a great many things that are taken into consideration when finding a new home. One factor that can be forgotten is how your pets will feel about it. Goldfish, hamsters and tarantulas will likely be indifferent to the change in circumstances. Cats and dogs, however, can be bewildered by such significant alterations to […]

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Now! That’s What I Call a House Move Playlist

Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Moving can be a famously stressful experience, so you’ll need to do whatever you can to make the process easier. We recommend retaining a sense of humour – sharing jokes pertaining to house moves may help with that. In addition, ease your transition with the aid of music. You can create a playlist to soundtrack […]

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Neighbours from Hell? Dealing with Problems Next Door

Thursday, February 4th, 2021

The popular Small Faces ditty Lazy Sunday famously asked, “wouldn’t it be nice to get on with my neighbours?” Life is certainly easier if we’re on harmonious terms with those that live in proximity to our homes. We don’t need to be the best of friends. Basic courtesy and civility go a long way though, […]

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Buying to Let? How to be a Great Landlord to Your Tenants

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

It’s no secret that purchasing property is beyond the reach of many people, especially in Yorkshire where prices are high. This leaves many individuals and families relying on the rental market to house themselves. Go Premium!(Opens in a new browser tab) If you’re lucky enough to own property that you let out to tenants, you […]

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