First time buyer decorating ideas

It doesn’t seem so long ago that the housing market was thriving, but it was 2007 when house prices peaked shortly before the credit crunch hit the US economy and spread to the UK and the rest of Europe.  These days it isn’t easy to get on the property ladder, with lenders displaying caution and […]

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UK householders spending less on DIY projects

Britons are not spending as much on DIY projects due to economic pressures and a slow moving housing market, according to new figures released this week from Lloyds TSB. The banking institute released the results of research that revealed that spending on materials and tools dropped by 17% over the course of 2011 when inflation […]

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Do-It-Yourself Home Staging

We recently reported figures from Rightmove that suggest confidence in the housing market is growing, with asking prices set to reach an all-time high in the coming months. In order to maximise your chances of actually pocketing these prices, it’s important your house stands out. In the US many have sought the help of professional […]

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Chorley home improvement scheme

A £400,000 home improvement scheme has been initiated in Chorley around the Chorley Moor area. The home building company Forrest has been commissioned by Chorley Community Housing (CCH) to start work in Harestone Avenue and once they have finished the first house it will be opened up to give residents an idea of what their […]

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DIY Repairs that will save you money

When you own a house it is no secret that you have to put money into the building from time to time. Between renovations, appliance repairs/replacements, plumbing issues, electrical issues, and more, every home demands that you spend money on it. Unfortunately, the last thing that anyone wants to do right now is any home […]

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Derelict properties across the UK set for a makeover

The Local Government and Department for Communities stated that new money would be unearthed in order to make sure that over 5,000 derelict and vacant properties could be refurbished and placed back on the market over the course of the next three years. Regeneration groups, housing associations, community organisations, councils, and voluntary organisations are all […]

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