If you’re living in a rented property, then it can be difficult to know how to cope when bits of it start to look a little bit rough around the edges. Housing disrepair is something that, in most cases, your landlord should be sorting out. Persuading them to do so might mean getting in touch with specialist housing disrepair solicitors – but before you go that far, it’s worth considering where your case fits.
When the real estate market is down such as now, it pays to do research on home improvement projects that can add value to your home. With many people staying put during the pandemic, there’s still time to think about what projects you can do to improve your home’s value when the time to sell comes. Here are some home upgrade ideas to consider that’s going to add value to your property.
In November last year, property auctions surged in popularity, with sales and engagement figures soaring through the roof. People have been clamouring to try their luck and view what’s on offer with a sharp eagerness, becoming hardened property developers in the process and training their eye to golden opportunity.
So you are looking to sell your home but are unsure how to go about doing so. Some real estate agents and websites will tell you that you should have your house fixed up before attempting to sell, while other pieces of information will tell you not to worry. Is there a correct answer to the situation? It all depends on what you are trying to do with your home and what you want to accomplish. Here are some reasons why it might be and might not be worth it to fix up your home before selling.
Some people prefer living in spacious houses for different reasons. Some have big families so they need more space to accommodate them, while some buy big homes so that they can grow into them and start families, and others simply enjoy living in big houses. Larger homes allow for more flexibility, as you can turn any spare rooms into a library or an office! Also, there will always be room for friends and family to stay over. However, large houses will cost you more monthly payments, and let’s not forget about the utility bills. Additionally, the bigger the house, the more clutter there is, however, there are some tips that can help in managing larger homes, read on to learn more about simple and practical tips that will help you manage a large home.
You might think that outdoor air quality is the only thing you need to worry about, but the growing air pollution problem has also started to increase poor air quality indoors. Poor air quality inside your home is something you want to avoid as it can affect your health and overall experience.
Most people spend time indoors nowadays, and it’s essential to maintain good air quality to ensure that you’re safe and comfortable inside your home. This guide can help you find the best solutions for improving your indoor air quality.
Each year, around one-in-four property sales falls through before completion in England and Wales. According to home-buying company Quick Move Now, this number rose to more than 50 percent at the height of 2020’s pandemic uncertainty.
Failed property sales can be frustrating, costly and time consuming. With this in mind, we spoke to Quick Move Now’s managing director, Danny Luke, to get his top tips on how best to protect your property sale.
Having a property is a big commitment. You need to be on top of countless things to make sure that your property is well maintained, and you don’t end up with unnecessary headaches. One common question about taking care of a property is whether or not to get the land surveyed. The following will explore the situations where getting your property surveyed is a good idea.
Bringing in natural sunlight in your home can lift your spirits up, improve your health, and help you reduce energy consumption. It is for this reason why a lot of homebuyers today are looking for properties that have loads of natural sunlight coming in because they know how important and beneficial it is for a home.
When you’re trying to sell your home, there are a lot of things that you have to consider very carefully. From the schedule of the sale to your position in the chain, the number of things that you have to think about can be overwhelming. However, if there’s one thing that’s more significant when you’re trying to sell your home than anything else, it’s ensuring that you get the right price for it. When you’re trying to get the possible price for your home, one of the first places that you will likely look will be to an estate agent. The right estate agent is essential for not only selling your home at the right price but also for taking you through much of the sale process as a whole. However, in recent years there have been several significant shifts in how estate agents can help. In particular, the rise of online estate agents have made a huge difference to many people trying to sell their homes.
Sometimes spending a little extra goes a long way. While it may sound contradictory, there are situations where the benefits outweigh the costs and save you from a major headache. So before you make your next purchase, consider if going the cheapest route is your best option. Here are five reasons spending more can save you money.
Now is the time for getting out the winter woollies and winter shoes but it’s also the time to prepare your home. Poor insulation can cause the home to become colder and more hostile (definitely something you don’t want if you’re also planning on selling your property). Company Cavitech-UK who are located in Worthing, West Sussex are cavity wall extraction specialists who have shared their top tips for getting your home winter ready!
If you’re looking to sell your home in the current climate of COVID-19, Brexit and Christmas you’ll need a special edge. Jonathan Rolande, Director of property buying company House Buy Fast has quite a few free actionable tips to increase your house value and give you that competitive edge in the sellers’ market.
What is a sublet? There are many reasons why you may want to sublet from someone as a renter. This situation can be a great temporary solution for anyone who doesn’t have a permanent place to live. For instance, many people in large cities sublease apartments. Here’s a look to see whether this option makes sense for you.
Smart home devices such as Alexa or Google Home are edging seamlessly into our lives and becoming items that increasing numbers of us use day in, day out, without even a second thought. If you’d place yourself in the not-so-tech-savvy category, fear not, as here’s some handy advice on how to set up your smart home.