Spruce Up Your Home with Windows

Your home can begin to look a little run down if you do not give it the care and attention it needs. A nice new set of windows can usually do the trick! These Halesowen windows are a great choice when you are looking for top quality and looks in your new double glazed windows for your home.

Conveyancing Costs UK

Moving house is a stressful and expensive time, with fees for many stages of the moving process! The average cost of solicitors for moving can quickly spiral, so it is a good idea to check the costs you are likely to incur before starting.
Making Useable Space Out Of Thin Air

There comes a time in every house’s life when the owner has to look around and decide what stays and what goes!  That much loved carpet upstairs that you had put down the day you moved in – now when exactly was that . . .  20 years ago?!  Then there are the dado rails […]

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Madcap Self Build Brigade With Huge Following

I sometimes catch a programme that covers truly unique high end house building schemes.  Individual plots.  Where we meet the apparently foolhardy pair of dreamers with their tiny budget and heads full of grandiose ideas . . . . .  the host seems to have all the rights to this format – he’s also the […]

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Bringing The Family Hovel Up To Standard

I have been following the exploits of a family I know with a village house in Cyprus.  As land and property passes down through the female line over there, my pal married into a ready made house and acres of olive groves and vineyards.  Only problem is that his sisters in law own parts of […]

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When Plastic Fantastic Sofa Met Spectacular End

Gosh how I remember our neighbours’ house when my parent managed to move us to a brand new house in the late 1960s.  Dad had struggled to obtain a mortgage and there had been a danger that this lovely new semi-detached beauty was going to be beyond his reach.  Anyhow, the neighbours were a young […]

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Family Values Shine Through Intuitively

I always know when I’m in a house that is happy and comfortable – there is just that feeling that either warms you or makes you stand up and the back of your neck feels prickly.  I did have this happen not long ago, it was really odd.  When I was younger I had many […]

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Browsing Property Sites Brings Inspirational Joy

In this day and age we can now view all kinds of property online and get inspired enough to tackle a serious domestic challenge on the strength of what we have browsed.  We only have to search for a subject or task and there is a million pieces of information about it ready for us […]

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Mortgage Requires Remedial Work Up Front

When I was first in the house buying market, the major thing then was to secure that mortgage.  Nothing could be done until that was received in writing and almost sealed with blood!  This is where you notice that the mortgage company has highlighted areas for remedial work and suggested repairs – often they would […]

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Vintage & Forties Clothing Fayre With Much More

I had the overwhelming joy of viewing a proper antique and vintage wares emporium over the recent holdiay weekend.  It took up the whole of a former coaching inn and there were hundreds of little enclaves and rooms where sellers had a few racks and cabinets with their precious wares for sale.  What I particularly […]

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Conversion Contractors Make Ace Job Of Project

When you stay with friends or relatives, you always feel that you must clear up as you breathe don’t you;  it’s not always as relaxing as a stay over would seem when first suggested.  I had this recently when inivted to stay in a nice reasonably big country house – to look after the owners […]

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