Author Archives: Fraser

Renting or Owning a House: The Guide for Millennials


One of the most important things millennials have to consider is whether it’s best to rent or buy a house. For many, getting onto the property ladder and owning a home is their dream. However, for others renting offers a lot more benefits than buying a house or flat.

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How to Find Your Perfect Home Away from Home


Home is important to us, and we know how imperative it is to others to have somewhere to put down roots. However, if you spend a lot of time working away from home, it can be difficult to get that homely feeling when you’re living out of your suitcase in one hotel room or another.

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What to Look for When Buying Your First Home


Buying your first home is an exciting prospect, but it can also feel daunting. After all, there are many things to consider and keep in mind before making a final decision on whether you’ve found the perfect house or flat for you.

It’s crucial, then, that first-time buyers know what to look for when choosin

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Top 5 Budgeting Tips For First Time Buyers

Buying your first home is one of the most monumental decisions you will ever make. It is a time of excitement, but it can also be nerve-wracking. Buying a house is an expensive process, and it’s not just about finding a deposit, which is hard enough these days. You’ll also need to budget for agency fees, conveyancing fees, surveys and more.
While we can’t help you find the money, we can tell you how much these other expenses cost and show you how to keep them to an absolute minimum.

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3 Great Places to Live in Cumbria


Choosing the best place to live can be daunting; there are so many different things to consider meaning it can be a challenging or time-consuming experience. But if you’ve already decided that you want to live in Cumbria, you’re just a little unsure about exactly where, we’re here to help.

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Your 2018 Redecorating Guide


Can you say for sure that you are completely satisfied with your interior design? With trends changing on a regular basis, alongside seasonal updates on home design and the evolution of our personal tastes, it is not surprising that a quarter of Brits are ‘constantly decorating’ their home.

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Want to Buy a Home in 2018?


Getting onto the property ladder may seem like a daunting process, but it can all be worth it when you get to move into your new home and truly make it your own. If you’re considering buying your first home in 2018, there will be a lot to think about and sort out, so, to help you prepare, we’ve put together a quick guide to get you started.

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How Much Does It Really Cost to Rent?


Moving into a new home can be an incredibly exciting time, but there will also be a lot that you will need to consider, especially if this will be your first time renting. You may have a budget in mind, or you might not really know what you can afford. If you are looking to start renting, make sure to read on to find out more about how much it really costs to rent.

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