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Apartments vs Houses: Which Should You Choose?

For a lot of people, the idea of being able to live independently is one of the most important things in the world. This is a pretty understandable perspective to take. After all, what’s better that being able to be in total and complete control of your own life? However, there are always challenges in […]

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How to Enjoy a Pest-Free Summer in your Family Garden

With us now spending more time in the garden with our families, as we enjoy the warmer months, those of us with small children will know that is not always as relaxing as it sounds. Our gardens can be a minefield of insects that can pose potential problems for small children which can mean garden […]

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Building up a Property Investment Portfolio From Scratch

Portfolios are important in almost any industry you can think of. It’s a showcase of the success (and sometimes failures) that you’ve had during your time working in a certain industry. It’s important to build a portfolio if you want to pitch ideas to investors or borrow money from banks and private firms in order […]

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Creating a Lasting Impression With Your Building’s Appearance

If you own a business, the appearance of your building is of extreme importance. Don’t get the wrong idea here. Yes, the product or service you offer your customers is important and the way your employees conduct themselves as representatives of the company matters. However, if the appearance of your business isn’t attractive to the […]

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Commercial Property Ownership: Considerations For Wannabe Landlords

If someone were to raise the subject of potentially investing in property and becoming a landlord, chances are you would assume they meant residential property. There’s a good reason for that, too; rental incomes from residential tenants are good, the buildings easy enough to maintain if you start small and build up, and it’s something […]

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Top 5 Ways to Extend Your Home in order to Add Value

From upgrading your bathroom to extending your outdoor space and all the details in between. If you are wondering about the best ways to add value to your home, then read on for our top tips on how to do just that with the best extension and renovation ideas for your home. Finding extra space […]

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Business Head Quarters’ Location & Property Options

Your business’ location and building can say a lot about your company. Firstly, there’s the impression that your premises can leave on your current and prospective clients – which of course, needs to be professional and appealing. Then, there’s also the facilities you have and what access you have to amenities and services that you […]

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Are First Time Buyers Keeping the UK Property Market Alive?

The UK property market is constantly in the news, whether the rising prices in London, the need for more homes to be built or any other issue is being discussed. Recent reports have found that there was a significant dip in home sales from 2015 to 2016, suggesting that the UK property market could be […]

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Detroit Real Estate is Finally Trending

It hasn’t been that long ago when headlines were shouting that it was possible to buy homes in Detroit for $1. One dollar, for a home. Granted there were problems with the houses, city services were anemic, squatters were living in many of these abandoned houses, but, nonetheless, it was shocking to find in the […]

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Why Buy A Home Now?

If you’ve started thinking about whether buying a home is right for you, there are a lot of good reasons why you should consider it. It’s normal to be a little (or a lot) scared – it’s a big, life-changing decision. But it’s also very exciting too. Here’s why you should take the leap into […]

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Smart Home Gadgets: 5 Must-Have Devices for a Modern House

Although the idea of a smart home is still evolving, there are plenty of tech tools at our disposal to turn our homes into smarter learning machines. From ‘smart’ thermostats to ‘smart’ speakers, there’s barely a limit to what you can incorporate into your daily life at home. In this article, we will be going […]

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5 of the best builds from Grand Designs

Whether you’re remodelling an older property in a unique style or starting a new build from scratch, Grand Designs always primes the imagination. And you needn’t break the bank to emulate the eclectic designs featured, because thrifty post-recession builders often use deft development tricks to build dream homes on a range of budgets. Related Posts […]

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Three of the Best Places to Buy a Property Outside of London

While London may offer a variety of different opportunities for work and pleasure, you don’t need to be a property market expert to know that buying in the capital can be very expensive. According to this article from The Guardian, recent estimates claim the average house price there to be £478,142, compared to the UK […]

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What is LABC and Why Do You Need It?

Local Authority Building Control is a not-for-profit organisation, representing the local authority building control teams across England and Wales. Their teams work with homeowners and construction professionals to make sure homes comply with Building Regulations. It’s important that you have building work approved by the local council, as it can guarantee that the work is […]

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