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How to accessorise your garden for autumn

With autumn now here, green-fingered Brits are being advised on the best ways to accessorise their garden.

The gardening experts at GardenBuildingsDirect.co.uk have given their top five tips for creating a seasonal space the whole family can enjoy.

With the summer colours in the garden slowly beginning to fade away, gardeners up and down the country are being told to ditch...

UK Families Can Lose Up to £400 Million In Rental Deposits Because Of Household Damages Caused By Kids

UK Families Can Lose Up to £400 Million In Rental Deposits Because Of Household Damages Caused By Kids

Recent research has shown that curious kids can cause up to £400 of damage around the house before the age of three. With one million private renters who have children in the UK, this can amount to £400 million in deposit deductions.

Digging into recent data, London based...

SDLT holiday blues - Homebuyer faces 327% increase in SDLT as final deadline approaches

The latest research by Birmingham estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester , has revealed how higher house prices as a result of the stamp duty holiday will see homebuyers pay 40% more in stamp duty tax when the reprieve is finally removed at the end of September.

Barrows and Forrester analysed house price data and the average cost of stamp duty prior to the holiday’s...

Top 10 Autumn Interior Design Trends for 2021, According to Pinterest

  • Nature-inspired interior is the most popular interior design trend of autumn 2021 with a massive 287,506 Pinterest pins !
  • In second place, the classy classic contemporary interior trend is back with 190,090 Pinterest pins
  • Privacy is needed this autumn! In third place, room dividers already have 108,708 Pinterest pins
  • From the runway to interiors, silver
  • ...

SHOW HOME INSPIRATION AS THE GARDEN VILLAGE GROWS

TWO new show homes herald the launch of a new phase of Parc Ceirw Garden Village in Morriston as the new community takes shape near Swansea.

The garden village is being developed by the Edenstone Group – featuring designs from Edenstone Homes and Bluebell Homes.

Properties from Bluebell Homes have been selling off-plan since February 2020. The opening of the four-bedroomed Farnham...

Mortgage deals back to pre-pandemic levels: Expert tips on how first time buyers can find the right one

Taking that first step onto the property ladder is much easier if you know exactly what help is available to you and where to find the best mortgage deals.

Following the news that the number of mortgage products on the market are back to pre-pandemic levels after the co, Nisha Vaidya, a mortgage expert at money.co.uk , has compiled a quick and simple guide on everything you might need to know...

Augustus Park in Fordingbridge

Last chance to secure a home at popular Augustus Park in Fordingbridge

Just three, four-bedroom homes remain at Pennyfarthing Homes’ award-winning Augustus Park development in the heart of Fordingbridge, perfect for growing families and those in need of extra space.

Launched in 2018, Augustus Park encompasses 145 two-, three- and four-bedroom homes finished to the high specification Pennyfarthing Homes is known for. The last three remaining home types...

Family eating a meal

What to look for when buying a family home

After just over a year of us all being locked away in our houses, it’s not surprising that so many of us are looking to move to a new house at the moment. Those little things that may have irritated us about our homes before the lockdowns have become big issues, as we have been forced to stare at them all day every day for so long. Whether you are thinking about starting a family in the near...

Hedgehog

Tips to make your garden hedgehog-friendly

2021 marks the 10th birthday of Hedgehog Street, a nationwide campaign launched by wildlife charities People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) and the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS).

Hedgehog Street aims to encourage people to become ‘Hedgehog Champions’ (volunteers who pledge to make their gardens more hedgehog friendly) in order to help stop the ongoing decline of...

Broken Heart

TRULY, MADLY, DUPED: A third of romance scams during pandemic

Research* by savings and retirement provider, Aviva, has found that more than one in ten (14%) people say they have been the victim of a romance scam. Just over a third (34%) of victims were targeted since March, during the height of the pandemic.

A romance scam is defined as sending money to someone the victim has met online and formed a relationship with but has never met in person...

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