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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Shared Ownership – A Cheap Way to Get on the Ladder, or the Worst of Both Worlds?

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021

As the price of property has risen exponentially over the years, many people have been forced to look for creative ways to finance homeownership. One industry that has gained traction in recent years is shared ownership, aka part buy, part rent. The idea of shared ownership is simple. Rather than purchasing a property outright, you […]

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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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Moving with a Smile – The Five Happiest Cities in the World to Live in

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

There is nothing quite like a global pandemic to shake up your lifestyle. Many people are moving as a result of COVID-19 as they cannot bear to look at the same four walls any longer. For some, even more drastic action is required. Much like John Denver, many are leaving on a jet plane and […]

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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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Moving is a Hassle … but Sometimes That’s Worth it

Monday, December 28th, 2020

The average adult moves home eight times during their life. That’s seven times too many for some – moving is undeniably a stressful experience, and one that involves a great deal of upheaval. Oftentimes, though, that short-term pain leads to long-term gain. Moving can be the start of something new and exciting. What matters is […]

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Feeling Flat – Making the Transition from a House to an Apartment.

Monday, December 14th, 2020

Making the shift from living in a house to a flat can seem daunting. By their very nature, houses typically offer more space and privacy than flats. There will definitely need to be some sacrifices made, and a period of adjustment. Flats and apartments can offer multiple advantage over houses. Their smaller stature often makes […]

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Equity Release – an Option for the Older Homeowner

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Retirement is supposed to be a golden age. It’s time to put your feet up and reap the rewards of everything you worked so hard for over the previous decades. That is assuming that you do not run into financial difficulty, though. Life can become expensive when you’re no longer bringing home a regular wage. […]

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Moving your beloved collectables – A kid gloves’ approach

Sunday, November 15th, 2020

From stamps to Star Wars figures, onto records, miniature villages and trains, we’ve moved every kind of collectable going. But unlike your standard piece of furniture or living room mirror, your collectables mean far more to you than just money. Here’s how to make sure your collectables (whatever they are) move from your old home […]

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Remote Working – Creating the Ultimate Home Office Environment

Monday, November 9th, 2020

When COVID-19 first started to rage throughout the country, home working felt like something of a novelty. Now, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that this is not a fad. It’s potentially a new way of doing business, at least for the foreseeable future. This means that you’ll need to ensure your home is appropriately set up […]

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