Window Design: 4 Styles that Increase Energy Efficiency and Aesthetics

When trying to improve the energy efficiency of your home, one often-overlooked factor is the energy efficiency of windows. Window types have varying levels of energy efficiency depending on structure and airtightness. Here are four windows styles that are aesthetically pleasing as well as energy efficient, plus a few tips on installing energy-efficient windows. Awning […]



Top Reasons To Install A Water Feature Outdoors

Water features can be beneficial for both public and private spaces. Not only are they attractive to look at but they have also been shown to reduce stress. This makes them a great choice for creating a private backyard retreat. There is something extremely calming about the sound of water that can instantly relieve the […]



Handy Homeowner: 4 Tasks That Need to Be Done Regularly

Most people who own a home spend a lot of time and money on it. Simple maintenance tasks can take hundreds of dollars and hundreds of hours over the course of a year. But such tasks are a necessary part of owning a home. Here are four of the most important tasks that need to […]



Circuit Breakers and Ceilings: 4 Tips for Your Next Renovation

If your home is getting older, or there are some changes you would like to make, you might very well be considering a renovation. Performing a renovation on your home can be very stressful but also very rewarding, and ultimately improve the look of your home as well as its value. If you’re thinking about […]



Relocating? A Short Guide to Saving Money on Your Move

If you’ve ever moved before, you know how expensive it can be. If you’ve never moved an entire home or apartment, you’ll be in for a shock. This guide will help you save money on your next move.   Save on Packing Supplies Whether it’s boxes or bubble wrap, the packing supplies themselves can quickly […]



How to Make a Checklist for House Hunting

When it comes to searching for a perfect home, there is no golden recipe. Everyone’s needs are different and everyone’s checklist will look different, so instead of trying to find the perfect one, you should focus on learning how to make one tailored for you. It’s not difficult, but you do need to give it […]



How to Prepare a Period Property for Sale

With property prices in the UK having fallen for the second consecutive month in April, those looking to prepare their home for sale may face a difficult challenge in the coming weeks. This is particularly true for individuals who own period homes, as these properties strike the awkward balance of being in relatively low-demand while […]



Top Tips for Buying a Period Property

Period properties can be a fantastic buy. They’re usually large, airy and full of character. However, their age means that they can be ridden with problems; many of which will, without proper inspections, go unnoticed until the property is lived in. Here is a list of potential problems that it is vital to check for […]



Renovating an Old Building: Is is Worth the Investment?

While the property market may have declined against a backdrop of economic and geopolitical uncertainty in recent times, this remains a viable investment vehicle in the modern age. In fact, the challenge facing investors is determining precisely how to invest in real estate, with various options available offering variable rates of return. For those of […]



Myth Busting: 3 Misconceptions About the Quick House Sale Market

When selling a house, there are several steps that you can take to drive a quick and lucrative sale. One of the most important is to time your listing carefully, as while the period between February and June is the ideal time to sell, July, September and December tend to see cyclical declines in demand.  […]



4 Renovations That Increase Home Value

There are many renovations that can both increase your home’s value and make it easier to sell your property. Often, you can improve your home’s value by far more than the cost of the renovation itself, thereby making a considerable profit. Here are a few of the renovations that have the best Return on investment. […]



Four Ways to Help Sell Your House Quickly

There are many factors that come into play when you are looking to sell your home, or any property for that matter. How you present your home to a potential buyer is critical to the sales process, and additional to that, the team you get to handle the sale process is just as important. Let’s […]



Six Home Maintenance Tasks That Should Be Completed Before The Summer Heat

Summer represents a marked change in the way the heat and moisture from rain affects your home. These weather-related elements can influence your energy usage, make certain projects harder to complete, and create problems that could become costly. Let’s take a look at six home maintenance tasks you should complete before summer arrives on your […]



5 Budget-Friendly Home Improvements for a Fabulous Facade

Whether you are thinking of reselling your home or just doing some upgrades, the facade of your house is the very first thing people see when they walk up or drive by. “Curb appeal” refers to what people think when they stand on a curb and look at your home. Does it look like a […]



5 Keys To Successfully Managing Your Own Rental Property

When you become a landlord, you have taken on a great responsibility. It is more than just buying a property and letting people live in it. You can save a tremendous amount of money by taking care of the property yourself. While it can take a bit of time and effort to do this yourself, […]