Category Archives: General

Govt to build houses Shock!

UK pilots hands-on homebuilding to help ease housing shortage If developers can make money doing it then why can’t the government? (OK probably hundreds of reasons why, but the theory is good. If we need more houses then they need … Continue reading

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Home being built from shipping container to house family for Christmas

Home being built from shipping container to house family for Christmas Irish news story – The 40ft long by 8ft wide container is undergoing extensive refurbishment and will be donated to the St Vincent de Paul charity in the hope … Continue reading

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Record number of pictures on rightmove?

http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-45760243.html has 142 pictures! The place does have: Fabulous entertainment/leisure complex with games/entertainment suite, cinema room, swimming pool, relaxation area/bar, changing rooms, sauna, and gymnasium Beautifully landscaped gardens with sun terraces, seating areas and tennis court Substantial garage block with … Continue reading

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Do you have Christmas lights?

Decorating your house for Christmas is a wonderful thing to do! You don’t need to have children as an excuse to put up a tree or string the house with lights. Enjoy Christmas as much as you can with some … Continue reading

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How lighting affects your home

The mood of a room can be influenced by the lighting. Ceiling lights can be bright and clinically harsh, floor lamps can lend a softness that makes the room feel cosier. Some designs are classics that just keep coming back … Continue reading

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London most expensive place to live

London has overtaken Hong Kong as the most expensive city to live and work in, according to a survey by Savills. says the article in the Metro today. Is this actually a good thing? Probably not.

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Radio play: Interiors

About a man showing people round his house… http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01d2q3z Interiors Johnny Vegas welcomes you to the tasteful home of Jeffrey Parkin. “Now you may notice as we begin our tour in earnest that there are some design initiatives around the … Continue reading

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Affordable Homes Bill 2014-15

Affordable Homes Bill 2014-15 is making it’s way through parliament. You can watch the progress here Mr George’s Private Members’ Bill will include: – i) Extension of the Government’s ‘Help to Buy’ scheme or the creation of a new Affordable … Continue reading

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Kate Bush’s house

Story here about Kate Bush’s house Grief cliff: Massive landslip leaves Kate Bush’s 17-acre home on Devon coast at risk of crumbling into the sea House at risk since a ‘significant landslip’ last year Devon County Council subsequently closed off … Continue reading

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Anecdotals

I’ve spoken to someone in the last week who is looking for land to place his pre-built Huf House. It’s in Germany costing him storage at the moment of about £250 a month. He can’t sell his top floor duplex … Continue reading

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