Homeowners ‘would pay average £27,000 premium for a property with a garden’

Homeowners would pay a £27,000 premium on average to buy a property with a garden, a website has found. Across Britain, people would be willing to pay £27,109 extra for a property with a garden compared to one without any outside space, Zoopla found. Meanwhile, renters will pay £242.97 per month extra on average for […]

One in seven young Brits would buy a house with a stranger – to get on the property ladder

More than one in seven young Britons (14 per cent) would be willing to buy a house with a TOTAL STRANGER in a desperate bid to get on the property ladder, according to nationwide research. A new study of 2,000 Brits (aged 18 40) by HSBC, has revealed the true extent to which buying a […]

House sellers ‘face £10k average price drop before a sale is agreed’

House sellers across England and Wales are typically agreeing sales at around £10,000 less than the asking price, according to a property website. On average, properties are selling for 3.86% less than the asking price – equating to £10,623 in cash terms – Zoopla found. Zoopla, which compared asking prices with selling prices using data […]

7 Tips for Hallway Storage When You Have Limited Space

Original article first published on Houzz Good storage is the first line of defence against clutter, but if you’re lacking in hallway space, it can be difficult to keep on top of everyday items such as coats, bags and shoes. Fear not – these smart storage solutions should give you plenty of ideas for how […]

Thinking of a kitchen extension? Here’s a beginner’s guide

Original article first published on Houzz Where once kitchens were small spaces to be concealed, people now love to have large, open cookspaces that form an important part of living. Extending a home to create that big, airy space is increasingly popular – and it’s a great way to add value, too. Here’s what you […]

How to get your garden ready for spring

Original article first published on Houzz Dreaming of a bright summer garden but the reality is a dreary plot of dead perennials, soggy grass and a lot of winter clutter? Take heart from the fact you’re not alone and follow these simple ideas to inspire you to plan ahead for the spring – and perhaps […]