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Part exchange could be the key to your new home in 2014

Part exchange could be the key to your new home in 2014

If the home of your dreams seems out of reach because you can’t sell an existing house – then part exchange could be the answer, leading to a smooth move in 2014.

Safe as houses’ - keep homes secure this winter

Sainsbury’s Bank is encouraging people to ensure their homes remain secure this winter, as new research reveals that one in 10 Britons have left their front door unlocked at night or whilst the property was unoccupied in the past 12 months.

The world's most expensive Christmas wreath

The world's most expensive Christmas wreath

Luxury launches website VeryFirstTo.com is selling the ultimate Christmas wreath studded with over 40 diamonds and rubies ranging from the star of the wreath, a Vivid Red 17.49 carat Ruby, through to a 3.03 carat Fancy Yellow Diamond.

Going away over Christmas? Don’t leave your empty home out in the cold

The countdown to Christmas is well and truly on – but don’t forget to plan ahead and avoid getting caught out by the cold if you are leaving your home empty for a few days.

The big chill bill: 43% ignore essential winter jobs around the home

With reports of the coldest winter in decades just around the corner, The Co-operative Home Insurance is urging homeowners to ‘winter-proof’ their house to help avoid a claim-filled Christmas.

Moduleo to transform range in 2014

Moduleo to transform range in 2014

Luxury vinyl flooring manufacturer Moduleo has announced it will be introducing 16 superb new finishes to its Transform range in early 2014.

Seasonal stocking fillers from Seed Pantry

Seasonal stocking fillers from Seed Pantry

Just in time for Christmas, Seed Pantry has launched three delightful new wild flower seed growing kits, perfect for budding growers and green-fingered friends.

Britain’s homes endure ‘most burgled’ month

UK homeowners are urged to lock up their valuables and beware of burglars in the ‘most burgled’ month of the year, according to analysis from over 50s insurance provider RIAS.

Essential kitchen equipment that will make your life easier

There are some things in your kitchen that you’ve probably wondered why on earth you bought.

Brits pocket £3.3 billion per year by renting out their spare rooms

An estimated 1.7 million (9 per cent) UK homeowners now have a lodger in their home, up from 6 per cent in 2011, according to new research from Santander Mortgages.

How to get your property ready for the winter

The clocks have changed, the days are getting shorter and it’s time to put the heating on. To make sure you don’t receive crippling gas and electricity bills, follow these simple tips, compiled by Edinburgh property lettings and management specialists Cullen Property.

Cash in the Attic app enables antique hunters to receive expert valuations on the move

Cash in the Attic app enables antique hunters to receive expert valuations on the move

In a landmark development within the antiques market, Cash in the Attic Ltd, the company behind the global antiques portal CashintheAttic.com, has announced the launch of a new app that allows iOS users to receive antique valuations directly via their mobile device or tablet.

Making an entrance with LVT

Making an entrance with LVT

As the hallway is one of the busiest areas of the home, a durable and easy to clean flooring solution is essential.

How to add value to your property with smart home improvements

How to add value to your property with smart home improvements

The rise in home makeover and property buying television shows has prompted many homeowners to make changes to their own homes. With an increasing number of people looking to renovate instead of move to a new property, we look at the home improvements that are really paying off by adding value.

Linden Homes’ property portfolio takes into account the home working trend

Linden Homes’ property portfolio takes into account the home working trend

Around four million of us regularly work from home, according to statistics, which reveal a 13 per cent rise in the trend during the past five years.