Reasons for moving? Connections are king
September 18, 2023
Moving home is one of the most physically, emotionally and financially challenging milestones in life and very few people decide to relocate on a whim. That was until the pandemic.
Latest: property market report
September 11, 2023
It’s hard to ignore the UK’s rental market as we head towards autumn, which continues to run hot. According to HomeLet’s August Rental Index, the cost of renting a property has risen 1.4% in the last four weeks. UK tenants can now expect to pay an average of £1,261 per month.
Home improvement trends: prices & popularity
September 4, 2023
Improving a property can be done for a variety of reasons. Some have their eye on a ‘fixer upper’ property that needs work, while others may want to make changes ahead of a sale. Whatever your motivation, it’s good to know how much the work will cost, what’s in fashion and what might tick the boxes of potential buyers. Luckily, the latestRated People Home Improvement Trends report sheds light on all these aspects.
When is a ‘sold’ property really sold?
August 28, 2023
If you are looking for a new home, you may browse online portals, see details in an agents’ branch window or look at the boards outside houses, noting a variety of different terms used to describe the property’s status.
Are we over grey? Home interiors update
August 21, 2023
Whether you are redecorating your home ahead of a sale or you’ve just moved and have a blank canvas to personalise, there’s a myriad of choices when it comes to colours, accessories, materials and fittings.
6 reasons why your tenant may sublet in 2023…and how to spot it
August 14, 2023
Would you know if your tenant presented a subletting risk? Are you confident you’d know how to spot if subletting was taking place? With recent research by Direct Line showing 1 in 8 tenants had engaged in subletting activity - and with 22% of tenants considering or already signed up to Airbnb or similar – subletting is something to take seriously in 2023.
Latest: property market report
August 7, 2023
As we progress through the third quarter of 2023, it’s interesting to note the broader trends in the property market. While the frantic conditions that accompanied the pandemic are over, the moving market is brisker than it was four years ago. To illustrate, Zoopla found property offers are received quicker now when compared to pre-Covid times.
5 feng shui basics for the keen seller
July 31, 2023
Whether you have an open mind at the start of the sales process or have been on the market for some time and are looking for any extra advantage, the art of feng shui can be deployed to help sell your home.
Heat pumps: 6 burning questions answered
July 24, 2023
Heat pumps are still a relatively new way to power residential homes but their fuel savings, eco credentials and ability to improve your EPC rating isn’t going unnoticed. We answer the top six heat pump questions so you can make an informed installation decision.
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