December’s property market analysis
December 5, 2022
November brought stability to the property market, with nothing outrageous to report. In fact, positive news began filtering through, starting with mortgage rates. Financial advisers saw rates peak in October and, in some cases, begin to fall in November.
Colour inspiration for 2023
November 28, 2022
The Dulux Colour of the Year 2023 is Wild Wonder and this golden beige is going to be big news in the coming 12 months. While the shade has been released by a paint manufacturer, it is set to influence how we accessorise our homes.
9 ideas for lighting up a dark home for sale
November 21, 2022
We’re at that time of year when it’s dark when we wake up, dark when we get home from work and pretty much dark from 4pm in the afternoon. While some are ready to embrace the Winter Solstice with candles, fairy lights and a dash of Danish hygge (to create a cosy environment protected from the outside world), many of us really struggle with the lack of daylight.
12 tenant reference red flags
November 14, 2022
Some tenancy applications that don’t proceed are a result of failed tenant reference checks. Knowing what may trip you up before you apply for a rental property will reduce the risk of you being turned down.
November’s property market analysis
November 7, 2022
You may have seen October’s headline that property prices had fallen for the first time in 15 months. Should this come as a shock? No, as the frequency and rate at which house prices rose during late 2020 and 2021 was unsustainable
Are you ready to rehome grown-up children?
October 31, 2022
The pandemic, followed by the cost of living crisis, continues to shape our approach to living. A notable trend is for grown up children wanting to move back into the family home but are parents ready to receive their offspring once again?
Clean your way to getting your deposit back
October 24, 2022
The latest Statistical Briefing by The Deposit Service – which represents the Tenancy Deposit Scheme, SafeDeposits Scotland and TDS Northern Ireland – found poor standards of cleanliness was the top reason for deposit disputes across the UK.
Could poor cold weather maintenance affect your sales price?
October 17, 2022
Ignoring some of the most common cold weather maintenance tasks may cause your property to plummet in value. That’s the conclusion of a survey carried out by Aviva. The insurance specialist questioned 2,000 people regarding what maintenance issues would prompt a buyer to reduce an offer on a property they hoped to buy.
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