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First time buyers – Is a new build right for you?

When buying your first home there are hundreds of things to consider. The deposit, personal finances, the property market, solicitor’s fees, stamp duty, and the list goes on. However the biggest question in recent years has been whether you should buy an old or new build property as a first time buyer. Safestore, the UK based self storage company meet people from both sides of the fence who require temporary storage solutions during the moving process. Using temporary storage throughout the moving Read more [...]

Three Things Your Bathroom Needs To Be More Inviting

It’s pretty likely that every person that enters your house with the plan to stay and visit for any amount of time will at least visit your bathroom once while they are there. For that reason alone it’s important to make sure that you have a clean, neat, and organized bathroom. But you want to make it inviting for you and your family as well.   Think of how much time you yourself spends in your bathroom. Would you rather spend that time in a dirty, worn out room, or something that is nice Read more [...]

Three Ways to Use Your Christmas Lights All Year Long

Christmas is the season of lights, with celebrators filling their yards with colorful light displays. After the celebrations end, Christmas lights are often packed up in the attic or garage for use next year, which can be a frustrating mess of tangled wires and wobbling ladders. However, it is completely possible to create lasting Christmas light displays that can stay up year round and enhance your yard. Wrap Tree Branches Tree branches look beautiful wrapped in strands of Christmas lights, especially Read more [...]

Think Big & Live Small

Source URL: https://www.audleyretirement.co.uk/downsizing  Freeing those with larger properties from the responsibilities of high monthly outgoings and extensive upkeep, can release equity and enable you to do more such as travelling and other activities. 1.        Doing your research Opting for a smaller place should earn you a healthy lump sum as you will likely benefit from selling your bigger home. 2.        Finding your perfect home While some, move to be nearer their children Read more [...]

Ways To Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

When it comes time to place your house on the market, the buyer’s first impressions are everything.  It’s estimated that around sixty three percent of homebuyers usually find the home they are most interested in by utilizing some sort of online medium.  This means that the curb appeal of your home could lose you the potential of a sale before the buyer ever has the chance to see the inside of your home.  Don’t make this mistake.  Here are a few simple and inexpensive ways to boost your Read more [...]
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3 Reasons that Plumbing is Not a Good DIY Project

People with the DIY impulse are to be commended, but there are some projects which are just too much for the average handyperson. Plumbing tops this list, for a number of reasons. While there are plenty of small plumbing jobs that regular folks can handle, beyond a certain point it’s important to call a professional. Luckily, there are multiple options for help. But if you still aren’t convinced that plumbing is not good for the fairly new DIYer, there are a few reasons why. You’ve Read more [...]
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Minneapolis Home Improvement – Choosing the Right Roofing Contractor

It is always said that home is the ultimate destination where you can find peace and relaxation. Hence, you need to put efforts in maintaining your house. In this way, you get to restore freshness and positivity all around. Out of the varied household needs, roofing is one such requirement that demands the services of a professional. Are you one of those who are in a lookout for a reliable Minneapolis roofing contractor? Then you have definitely come to the right place. We will be discussing about Read more [...]

Bed bath and beyond online coupon- way toward savings

Online shopping is considered the best mode of shopping. You can take a deep look at each variety of a particular product. You are also confirmed that you are not going to be given any of the defected products. The products which are going to be delivered at home are in best condition, if you are ordering anything from a trusted website. Online shopping wins the battle that is fought between the market prices and the online prices of the same products. The customer gets the benefit of discounts which Read more [...]

Get Growing – Apps To Get You Started

Mobile technology has effectively made its way into everyday gardens as well as into large-scale agriculture. It’s become a valuable tool for helping novices and professionals alike better manage their gardens and farms. Specialized apps now provide home gardeners and professional farmers with expert advice and information about their plants. What’s more, mobile devices from HTC One offer users access to the most gardening apps, while providing a durable all-metal body, and combined with T-Mobile’s Read more [...]

Thinking to Sell Your Home by Yourself? Here’s What You Need to Consider

Selling a home isn’t an easy decision. But with a job switch or any other circumstances that forced you to take the decision, should you be worried about having to do it alone or should you too opt for the services of a pro? Knowing that factors like short sale can be detrimental for your credit’s health compared to the benefits of a good payment history for the current mortgage, you may be inclined to put up the For Sale by Owner board outside to save every penny from the sale price if possible. Read more [...]