5 things to know before viewing an empty property

Property viewings are perhaps one of the best ways to find out more about a property that may potentially become your next home. Yet, it can be difficult to truly picture yourself living in a property which lacks a homely feel when its empty and bearing little sign of life...


Winter home security tips

As the clocks go back on the weekend, we thought we would share some home security tips! With winter and the darker nights well on their way! It's the perfect time of year for burglars to take advantage of unoccupied dark houses. Last year there was a 35% increase in Halifax...


Landlords: Protecting your property against noise pollution

For most of us, the home is a place to unwind and relax – a peaceful abode away from the hustle and bustle of the outside world. It’s likely that at one point, however, we’ve had to deal with some kind of unwanted noise which has compromised our quiet homes, be...


What to know before upsizing to a bigger property

Going ahead with deciding to upsize your property is certainly not something that should be done lightly, but it is a decision which may be essential depending on your current housing situation, and how you want it to look in the future. Homeowners may choose to upsize their...


Top tips for preventing damp in your home

With summer having drawn to a close and the colder months quickly approaching, protecting your home from the issues these wet and icy seasons bring might be something you’re thinking about. One of the most problematic issues we may face in our homes is the accumulation of...