First Home

AD: Helping family to buy their first home

Owning your own home is a dream for many of us, but getting on the property ladder is challenging. Family are often the first ones to turn to for support, with parents and grandparents playing an increasingly critical role, but lending or gifting money to family doesn’t come without challenges of its own. As a parent with three adult children and three younger ones, this is something we have some experience of, with our daughter Abbey buying her flat back in the summer of 2018, with her boyfriend. This was something that they could not have achieved without the ‘bank …

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House

How To Make Your House Appear More Inviting

A lot of people want to make their house more inviting, and you should too! If you are trying to sell your home or rent it out, the outside must look good. That means taking care of any loose boards on the porch steps and replacing broken windows. Inside, you can change your interior decor by moving furniture around or painting a new color on one wall.  Work on the Exterior If you have a front door, you can make it more inviting by colour-coding. For example, if your home is blue and yellow, the door should be that way. …

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Mirror

Great Ways to Brighten Up Your Home

It’s always nice to have more light in your home, whether it’s natural or artificial. During winter when the days are shorter and the nights are darker, it can be difficult to keep your home bright. However, there are a number of things you can do to bring in lots of light and make your home look as dazzling as ever.  Use White Furniture  Consider replacing your dark wood furniture with bright white alternatives. White reflects natural light, making your room look immediately more inviting. Or you can get your paintbrush out and paint your existing furniture with a white gloss.   This …

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New Home

The House Buying Process in London 2021 – 2022

Buying a house can be one of the most tiresome and stressful processes of your life. From managing finances to buying storage units and finding the right property, there is a lot to tackle. Fortunately for you, we have gathered tips to help you navigate house buying in London.  Without further ado, let’s take a look.  Know Your Needs First off, you can’t head right into the market without first understanding what it is that you desire from a dream home. This is the part where you will have to sit with yourself and jot down all the details and …

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Kitchen Island

5 Genius Contemporary Kitchen Decorating Ideas And Tips

It’s simple to appreciate the practical features of a small yet efficient kitchen. Learn how to decorate a galley kitchen so that the space you spend time in with partners, family, and visitors is both valuable and appealing. Here are a few contemporary kitchen design ideas you should consider. Wall decorations The possibilities for kitchen wall décor are endless, but one prevalent choice for wall decoration is the artwork. Kitchens aren’t generally considered prime locations for displaying wall art. However, artwork hung on kitchen walls, like in other rooms of any home, brings out the best visual interest and individuality …

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