Monthly Archives: February 2011

Reasons to declutter

Reasons to declutter There are lots of reasons you should declutter your house. One of the most important is that it’ll make your house look bigger and more spacious. By decluttering you take away many of the rather personal items … Continue reading
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Free check at Homecheck

The ultimate guide to environmental, flood and planning risks and neighbourhood information. They offer a free check service - just enter your postcode. The results give you a high, medium or low assessment of risk for different factors - if … Continue reading
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Nominate a house for a blue plaque

Ever wondered how you go about nominating a property to have a blue plaque? English Hertitage only do London blue plaques (apart from a brief nationwide trial) - They have a guide about it here at the English Heritage Website … Continue reading
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Buying at auction

This is a bit risky if you've got to get finance as you have to complete to a deadline and if the bank refuses to lend you the money then you'd lose your deposit. For most auctions you need to … Continue reading
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Blue plaque houses

We've all seen them - blue plaques stuck on the front of houses - but how many have you seen for sale? This one was home to Annunzio Paolo Mantovani - 5 bedroom chalet for sale and they want offers … Continue reading
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Same house on rightmove twice

This can happen because it's on with different agents. Sometimes they'll have different prices and this might be because land is being separated off from one of them. It's always worth reading both sets of details and working out what … Continue reading
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Types of non traditional build houses

If you've heard the phrase "Non traditional build" then you'll find this guide useful. It's got information and pictures on lots of types. List includes:: Airey Arrowhead Boot British Iron and Steel Federation Housing (BISF) Cornish Unit Dorlonco Dorran Dyke … Continue reading
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Taunton 10 bedroom house

Wilton House in Taunton - This lovely house is only £850,000! It's a 10 bedroom house in Taunton! It's not got a huge garden compared to the size of the house, but it's location near the higih street, and close … Continue reading
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Brookside close for sale

If you ever watched Brookside back in the dim distant past you might be interested to know its for sale! It's being sold off and they want in the region of £2 million for it. The catalogue (pdf file) is … Continue reading
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Barratts to change tack

Barratts the well known house builder is going to hedge it's bets and become a rental arm. They built 11000 homes last year - and maybe the downturn in the mortgage market means they can't sell them, and would rather … Continue reading
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