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Flat Renovation Guide

Any property refurbishment is an exciting and rewarding project, but a flat renovation is very different from a house renovation. Flats come with their own unique challenges that you just don’t get with a house. Unless you are lucky enough to be renovating a ground floor flat, you will have the added struggle of completing [...]

By |2019-08-15T10:41:51+00:00August 19th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Flat Renovation Guide

What is a Party Wall Agreement and Do You Need One?

Planning a home extension or other construction project on your property is no easy task. In addition to planning and completing the project itself, there are also various legalities that may need to be completed before the construction company you appointed can get to work. It is not just planning permission that you need to [...]

By |2019-08-08T10:44:58+00:00August 8th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What is a Party Wall Agreement and Do You Need One?

How to Get Started With a Home Extension

Deciding to extend your home is a big decision, and whether you want to add more space or increase the value of your property, a home extension is a great option. There are several ways to increase the size of your home via an extension, including reducing your outdoor space and increasing your indoor space [...]

By |2019-08-14T09:59:36+00:00July 29th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How to Get Started With a Home Extension

Cracks in Walls: How to Figure Out if They Are Serious

No matter how much you love the home you’re in, being a homeowner can sometimes seem like a thankless task, especially when it comes to property maintenance. Even for those who buy new build homes, there’s probably always seems to be something that needs fixing. Working out whether this ‘something’ is serious or not, and [...]

By |2019-08-14T09:59:57+00:00July 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Cracks in Walls: How to Figure Out if They Are Serious

How Do Residential Construction Loans Work?

For people looking to self build their next home, residential construction loans are one way to fund the cost of the work. Also known as a self-build loan, they are short-term loans that cover the cost of building new, private, homes before a mortgage can be taken out. Who Can Apply for A Construction Loan? [...]

By |2019-08-14T09:59:57+00:00July 5th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How Do Residential Construction Loans Work?

Commercial Property Maintenance Checklist

Whether you’re a business owner or run a business responsible for commercial property maintenance, you can make your life a lot easier by creating and following a checklist. You could also potentially save yourself a lot of money because one of the main benefits of a checklist is that it helps identify issues before they [...]

By |2019-08-14T09:59:57+00:00June 25th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Commercial Property Maintenance Checklist

Traditional British Architectural Styles

Britain has some amazing and iconic buildings. Some have been built in the last few decades – the Gherkin in London, for example – while others are hundreds of years old. The Tower of London, for example, is a wonderful example of medieval architecture, while Hampton Court represents a Tudor ideal when it comes to [...]

By |2019-08-14T09:59:52+00:00April 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Traditional British Architectural Styles

Renovating Your House: A Beginner’s Guide

In 2017, homeowners renovating their properties spent an average of £23,100, which sounds like a lot of money until you think about how much value you could add by making changes to your home. How, though, do you go about renovating a home, especially if it isn’t something you’ve done before? Here, we look at [...]

By |2019-08-14T09:59:51+00:00April 5th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Renovating Your House: A Beginner’s Guide

Looking back at the construction of the Gateshead Metrocentre

Today, many of us travel out of town to shop, making it hard to imagine that less than fifty years ago retail parks and shopping centres, including Gateshead’s Metrocentre, were nothing more than a glint in a property developer’s eye. Before then, people wanting to shop would head to their local high street or a [...]

By |2019-08-14T09:59:49+00:00March 25th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Looking back at the construction of the Gateshead Metrocentre

7 Top Home Improvement Trends For 2019

More and more homeowners are choosing to stay put and renovate their existing homes, as opposed to moving on to another property. Making home refurbishments can be a simple and effective way to add value to your property and uplift your existing living space. Knowing which home improvements to invest in isn’t always an easy [...]

By |2019-08-14T09:59:49+00:00March 4th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 7 Top Home Improvement Trends For 2019