Saturday, 23 October 2021
radiators

Electric Heating in New Builds

Legislation changed recently to mean that new homes built after 2025 cannot have gas central heating installed. This is a step towards the UK's chances...
Rutland water park

When we left London for family life in Rutland, we found the best of...

by Sara Kingswood  We were looking for space. A place where weekends feel like a haven, not an extension of the congestion that central London...
new build developments

Designing New Builds to deal with Extreme Weather

Among the many negative consequences of man-made climate change is the increased incidence of extreme weather. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has shown...
time to sell or buy

Is now a good time to sell or buy a property in the UK?

With house prices expected to hit record highs this year after the Chancellor announced an extension of the current stamp duty holiday, is now...
Budget 2021 home owners

Budget 2021 highlights for home buyers

On Wednesday, 3 March 2021, Rishi Sunak delivered his second Budget as chancellor. He noted the economy has been damaged, with GDP shrinking by 10%...
Residential Burglary

What are the Most Common Items Stolen in a Residential Burglary?

For homeowners, the prospect of being burgled is a major concern. As a result, home security systems are a top priority. Window locks and double...
Impact of exchange rates

Impact of exchange rates when buying a property abroad

If you’ve ever purchased a property within the boundaries of the UK, you’ll know that this can be a complex and time-consuming pastime that’s...
garden room

Employment boosted by home improvement surge

Have you taken on extra DIY tasks during the pandemic? Many of us have sought new ways to improve our properties while being cooped up...
buy-to-let property

What To Look For When Buying A Buy To Let Property

Looking to buy an apartment for let in London? Here's some factors you may want to consider.
ireland

Average House Prices in North Ireland grows by 2.4%

According to a government report, North Ireland or NI saw a growth rate of 2.4% for an average house price, going up to €143,205....