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Older people shun pools and spas in favour of WiFi and greenery when it comes to retirement living

Older people shun pools and spas in favour of WiFi and greenery when it comes to retirement living

With 11.8 million people aged 65+ in the UK according to Age UK, the options available to those in the later stages of life have never been more important. Independence and dignity are key themes of concern for many of those whose housing options change as they become more frail. Over the last 10 years, […]

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Is Doncaster on the property naughty or nice list?

Is Doncaster on the property naughty or nice list?

With Father Christmas all but ready to visit homes across the UK, leading hybrid estate agent, eMoov.co.uk, has compiled its annual lists to give him a hand based on the increase or decrease in property prices since last December. Nice Lists Despite a tough year for the property market, there are plenty of homeowners across the nation that […]

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VIDEO: Ex burglar reveals how to keep your home safe this Christmas

VIDEO: Ex burglar reveals how to keep your home safe this Christmas

Posting our plans on social media, leaving gift boxes we have bought in outside bins and forgetting to lock doors and windows… the simple mistakes that are inviting burglars into our homes. As Christmas approaches, homes become filled with expensive gifts and gadgets. This sadly means that the festive season is also the peak time […]

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Tips for first time buyers in Doncaster: saving for a deposit and avoiding common mistakes

Tips for first time buyers in Doncaster: saving for a deposit and avoiding common mistakes

In November’s budget statement, the government scrapped stamp duty for first time buyers on properties costing less than £300,000. With the average first time buyer paying around £1.5k in stamp duty, this could make home ownership more affordable for thousands of people. But there’s still a hefty amount to pay when you buy a home, […]

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Place home security at the top of your Christmas list

Place home security at the top of your Christmas list

With Christmas just around the corner, our homes are often left empty in the whirlwind of shopping trips, social events and visits, and many of us use the opportunity to take a break to visit friends and family. With presents wrapped and conveniently left in the hallway or under the tree, it’s not surprising that […]

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Quick and instant ways to update your kitchen thumbnail

Quick and instant ways to update your kitchen

By Katie Levell, Houzz Contributor Original article published on Houzz Investing in a new kitchen is very costly and involves an awful lot of upheaval. Instead of embarking on a huge project, consider these snappy ideas and indulge in a little low-stress kitchen refreshment. Photo by Studio Morton Make a feature of your handles It’s […]

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Deck your halls with removable Christmas murals

Deck your halls with removable Christmas murals

Complete your winter wonderland with a stunning made-to-measure, removable Christmas wall mural. From snowy birch trees and reindeer to illustrated folklore patterns and mystical landscapes, choose from a vast range of beautiful images and bring the magic of Christmas to your home.  Whether you’re looking to create Santa’s grotto for the children or are hosting […]

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Open plan living in sought after market town – £400,000

Open plan living in sought after market town – £400,000

This is a well presented modern family home located in the highly sought after market town of Bawtry. This property offers spacious open plan living accommodation. On the ground floor there is an entrance hall, an open plan lounge diner, a modern breakfast kitchen which is open to the conservatory/garden room, an utility room and […]

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Seasonal secrets for a stylish home at Christmas

Seasonal secrets for a stylish home at Christmas

UK households spend a staggering £2.3 billion each year on Christmas trees, decorations and trips to the pantomime, according to Go Compare. With so much being spent on Christmas décor, it’s no wonder that festive displays seem to be getting more stylish each year.  Creating the perfect setting within the home is a wonderful way […]

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Sharing is caring: Making the most of shared bedrooms

Sharing is caring: Making the most of shared bedrooms

For thousands of kids around Britain, sharing a bedroom is just a way of life. There are numerous benefits to doing so, with the children involved often feeling reassured at night having a familiar presence near them. Dr Pam Jarvis, reader in Childhood, Youth and Education at Leeds Trinity University, believes sharing a room can […]

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