7 ways to improve your chances of renting with a pet
May 31, 2021
Attitudes to lets with pets are, however, changing and tenants now stand a greater chance of renting somewhere that welcomes Fido or Felix.
Upcycle basics for the uninitiated
May 24, 2021
You may be familiar with the phrase ‘reduce, reuse and recycle’ and while it’s traditionally a slogan applied to household waste, it’s also a sentiment that spilling over into interior design.
Stamp duty: when does the holiday end?
May 17, 2021
Are you one of the many home movers who think the stamp duty holiday ends on the 30th June 2021? A reduced rate of property tax actually runs right through until the end of September this year but there are some changes to note.
Ikea hacks for everyday items
May 10, 2021
Do you dread the thought of having the same accessories as everyone else but don’t have the budget to buy high end? If this rings bells, you can achieve a very upscale look with a trip to Ikea and a few ‘hacks’ that are cropping up across the internet.
Landlords: how to spot signs of subletting
May 3, 2021
The intention to sublet often goes under the radar as the legitimate tenant will move in friends, use word-of-mouth to attract people or advertise the property/rooms on social media platforms and places such as Gumtree – all of which are hard to track.
Tenancy ending? Start the big spring clean
April 26, 2021
While not everyone may perform a thorough clean every 12 months – we’re talking dusting behind radiators, scrubbing skirting boards and removing cobwebs from every corner – there are occasions when a little more attention goes a long way.
Talking about multi generation
April 19, 2021
Recent events have brought the distance between family members into sharp focus, so it’s only natural to start thinking about moving loved ones closer and providing a roof over the heads of those who need support. Multigenerational living, however, isn’t anything new.
Your guide: choosing a vase
April 12, 2021
More than just a connection with nature, however, flowers have long been used to sell or let a property – to add a splash of colour, perfume a room and provide a focal point when marketing photographs are being taken.
Tenants: your guide to rental guarantors
March 29, 2021
You’ve got a part-time job, you’ve got the deposit and you’ve got a pretty good credit history but every tenant has unique circumstances and every private landlord takes a different attitude to risk, which could lead to some renters being asked to supply a guarantor.
Interior trend watch: wall panelling
March 22, 2021
People are swapping their plain walls for panelling – a classic design facet that adds drama, texture and interest.
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