Saturday, 6 March 2021
Budget 2021 home owners
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% in 2020, and that the road to recovery would be a long one. However, he added: “We will continue doing whatever it takes to support the British people and businesses through this moment of crisis.” The...
Buying Property as a Limited Company
It used to be the case that only a tiny minority of property investors would buy a house through a limited company. With changes to mortgage tax relief over the past few years, that number has grown substantially. The main reason for buying a residential property through a limited company is tax efficiency. If you are a higher rate taxpayer...
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 deadlocks are the most common form of household security and 52% of homeowners invested in external light sensors in 2019/20. It seems we’re all spending on preventative measures for our properties, with the UK electronic...
barbeque cleaning
It was a blast! Drinks flowed, conversation to die for, and the barbeque was the highlight of the evening. Since you are too tired, you decide to deal with the mess the next day. The cleaning goes well until you get to the barbeque oven; you are not prepared for the greasy mess that greets you. Keep reading for tips...
Impact of exchange rates
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 considered to be more stressful than either divorce or bankruptcy. This process can be even more challenging when buying property abroad, as there are additional factors to consider such as currency exchange rates and potential geopolitical...
bathroom
Before and after photos handpicked by Mira Showers shows incredible bathroom transformations There is little else in the world of design and interiors that’s as satisfying to look at as a transformational renovation. Enlisting the help of industry experts including TV Interior Designer, Linda Barker, Mira Showers has selected eleven of the best before and after bathroom photos on Instagram, displaying...
block of flats
Property management is a big business in the United Kingdom and around the world but with it comes an even bigger responsibility, not only being charged with the maintenance of the building but also the welfare of the tenants. This includes ensuring that strict safety procedures and building codes must be adhered to help ensure the safe use of the...
landscaping
Running a landscaping business is challenging because it’s a multifaceted industry. On the one side, someone might call you in to trim the hedges a bit, while other clients will request a complete landscaping makeover of their backyard. Learning how to respond efficiently to all quotes means that you are ready for the top challenges the landscaping industry throws at...
appliances and smart tech
The kitchen is at the centre of any home, especially in the pandemic era. We are using our kitchens as makeshift offices, playrooms, chill out zones and much more. Our kitchen requirements have changed, and we need a multifunctional space that can be used day or night. Are you thinking of giving your kitchen a makeover this year? Consider a...
api for real estate agents
2021 arrived with a massive influx of changes especially in the digital landscape that proved to be advantageous to not only individual entrepreneurs but entire businesses when it came to management. These innovative apps are not only armed with unique features to help you tackle your entrepreneurial problems but are also equipped with an arsenal of tools to help you...