Ranging from high temperatures in the summer, and freezing temperatures in the winter, our homes really taking a beating throughout the year from the weather. This makes autumn the perfect time to show your home some love and attention. Check out our list of 9 things you should be checking for in Autumn. Exterior walls
So you’ve received a last minute viewing request on your home, and the panic has set in. The house just isn’t ready to view. So what can you do? Don’t worry, you CAN get your home ready to impress in 2 hours. Follow these simple steps to turn your house back into a show-home. De-clutter
Types of Property Survey When buying a property, we strongly advise you to have a property survey carried out to protect your investment. If you are buying with a mortgage, your lender will insist on instructing a mortgage valuation. You also have the option of taking out a more detailed survey to help you assess the
A new survey undertaken by a Japanese knotweed removal firm Environet, and undertaken by YouGov, highlights a nationwide lack of knowledge about this destructive plant. A selection of Brits were asked to pick out this plant from five photographs, and a staggering 81% were unable to identify the plant correctly. Surprisingly, 6% of participants confused
Top 10 features that will sell your home There’s something about trees blossoming, flowers blooming, and warmer, sunnier days that brings out the best in people. Whether it’s better sleep, or getting more vitamin D, it’s no secret that people are happier when spring arrives. As property experts, we can see the housing market
Get creative with smaller gardens Gardens are becoming an increasingly important part of a house sale. People are looking more for kerb appeal, and having a simple and impressive garden is the best way to sell your house quickly. But what if you don’t have much space outside? How can you still create an impression?
10 ways of adding space and value to your home Lick of paint First impressions really count. A coat of paint on the walls can freshen up your home, without breaking the bank. Add parking If you have a front/rear garden with road access, consider converting it into a drive. This can add value, especially
Gocompare.com have revealed the top 20 things putting people off from buying a property. Damp is seen to be the biggest “no no” for potential purchasers, with 70% saying they wouldn’t buy a property with damp patches, and stained ceilings/walls, while 63% of people said they would avoid homes in a state of disrepair. Take