property

Zodiac signs

How to style your home based on the zodiac

With a whole host of interior advice at your fingertips, it’s time to step away from the keyboard and take some inspiration from your true self. Forget baseless style guides and Insta-worthy must-haves - the UK’s leading online design-led furniture brand, Swoon , reveals what your abode style is – established around the personality traits of each zodiac!

A study found that on average...

Christmas presents under tree, security

Are your social media posts putting your property at risk of theft?

Millions of people prepping for Christmas in the UK are putting themselves and their property at risk of theft.

Sharing images and videos across social media platforms of gifts and decor could lead to burglary, and with nine million #ChristmasDecor hashtags on Instagram and 586.2 million TikTok views, security retailers Safe.co.uk has highlighted the potential damages.

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Taking the top spot is Shea and Syd McGee from Dream Home Makeover

TVs property rich list: The stars earning thousands across Instagram revealed

From the likes of A Place in the Sun to Location, Location, Location , and Selling Sunset – Brits love a good property show. And with these shows comes a newly found fame for many of the cast, who then go on to potentially earn thousands from their social media content, but which stars are earning the most?

To uncover just that, GTSE , the one-stop-shop for home and workplace...

The higher the average house price, the longer the average traffic delay

The more money you spend on your home the more time you’ll spend in traffic

Research by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk , reveals that locations of high value where property prices are concerned, more often than not, come with heavy traffic congestion in the immediate surrounding area.

In England, the average house price currently stands at £284,029 while the national average traffic delay on any given journey is 44 seconds per vehicle per...

Around 7% of landlords in the UK are ‘accidental’

Accidental landlords – don’t get caught out by the income tax trap

Around 7% of landlords in the UK are ‘accidental’ and never intended to let out a property. Reasons for being an accidental landlord include inheriting a property that hasn’t been sold on and being forced to let out a home that cannot be sold.

As an accidental landlord, understanding the laws around income tax and what needs to be declared can be difficult and, for many, it can also...

The most important thing in a property is safety, according to research

Size and safety still take priority when purchasing a property

Research by estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk , has highlighted how a property is more than a place to live, it’s an extension of our lifestyle and reflecting this within our homes is important to 62% of homeowners.

Whether we’re tech-savvy, environmentally conscious, hands-on, green-fingered, social butterflies or health freaks, our homes are the hub in which we put our...

Mistakes to avoid when moving to a new house

Moving to a new house is no easy feat. It is a lot . Sometimes we might look at our home and think, “Easy peasy!” “Couple of pans here, a few books there, and we will be done in no time,” only to find out that ‘no time’ actually means several hours on one small section of the house, while you painstakingly wrap everything up and are covered in tape.

Whether this is your first time...

Property experts warn snowfall could be causing further trouble to businesses

Heavy snowfall across parts of the country could be causing lasting damage to buildings left empty because of lockdown, warns property experts.

Jeremy Harrison, Managing Director at MSL Property Care Services had to say “Ordinarily where a building is occupied, the heating and regular use of pipes would help to ensure damage from extreme cold weather is mitigated or reduced, however...

Top eight most common snags with new homes

The most common new build snagging issues that haunt homebuyers

The snag solving expert, HouseScan, has revealed which are the top eight most common snags found when it comes to new build homes in the UK.

With HouseScan , consumers book an appointment and a qualified home-inspector will attend the home and provide a comprehensive report that covers everything from decorating defects to ill-fitted doors and windows, to electrical, heating and...

Stamp duty break runs until March 2021

Home seekers reminded to make the most of the stamp duty holiday

A property search firm is urging home seekers not to be slow in taking advantage of the stamp duty holiday as the housing market boom continues.

The government has temporarily increased the stamp duty threshold to £500,000 for property sales in England and Northern Ireland, until 31 March 2021, to help buyers who have taken a financial hit because of the coronavirus crisis and boost...

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