Searching for a new home can be tough, especially when you’re unsure as to what you’re really looking for. It is best to view a range of properties including those you are not sure about, if only to confirm your thoughts and discount them

Purchasing a property is a long-term investment. On average, depending on the phase of the market and external influences, it can take around five years to see real returns on a property investment. As a result, people are staying in their home longe

When people move home, of course the property they are buying is the main priority and the old adage of 'location, location, location' is never usually far behind.   However, it's never quite as straightforward as that now. There are countless

It’s simply common sense that homes which are located near excellent local amenities, while maintaining good levels of peace and privacy, will prove popular with buyers. But is this the case if a property is near a pub – can the ‘be

Are you considering moving out of London? Here are four questions to help you decide.   What can village life offer you? People move out of London for many different reasons. Schooling is a big factor and for younger buyers heading out

When buyers begin their property search they usually have a wish list of features that they want their new house to have. A large garden, quiet location, five bedrooms, a lovely fireplace, or an en-suite are top requirements for many buyers. &nbsp

Using our guide, why not decorate your home for Christmas in proper historic detail?   ANY PERIOD: Spruce swags, garlands and wreaths “span the centuries,” so can be used in any age of property. Swags came from the pagan tradit

Living in a London commuter town has its advantages. With so much going on such a short distance away, yet a wonderful sense of community and history on your doorstep, those living in Danbury, Maldon, and surrounding villages in Essex enjoy the best

For a tenant renting a property, the situation can make them feel insecure; there is a certain amount of security that owning a property can bring that renting just can’t.   As such, bringing elements of security and stability into a

With approximately one million horses under ownership in the UK, it’s easy to see why equestrian properties are some of the country’s most sought-after homes.   Purchasing an equestrian property can be a great investment and living with yo

With life getting busier every week and new bars, restaurants and events opening every month, staying on top can be tricky. So here’s a round up of this month’s hottest happenings in and around the local area…­­­­&s

Find out the answer to the most common dilemma for home movers.   It’s housing’s version of the classic chicken-and-egg conundrum.   Which comes first: Do you sell your existing home before you sign a contract on a