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Size, style and space - how to achieve your dream home desires

Many of us have a wish list when it comes to describing our dream home; it could be having an extra bedroom, south-facing garden or ensuite bathroom.

Self-taken snaps key to making a house a home, say Brits

Self-taken snaps key to making a house a home, say Brits

Self-taken photographs are key to making a house a home, according to a study of consumer attitudes by online photo lab WhiteWall.

Aldi launches new Specialbuys Workshop and Building ranges

Aldi launches new Specialbuys Workshop and Building ranges

Tackle those odd jobs around the house with Aldi Specialbuys top quality Workshop and Building ranges, including a whole host of power tools and accessories, in store on 13th and 23rd August and while stocks last.

5 tips for selling your home without an estate agent

If you want a job doing well, then do it yourself. Or so the saying goes. There are a great many of us who would much rather take charge of our own affairs than leave it to others.

Does The Great British Bake Off inspire you to spruce up your kitchen?

A welcoming kitchen is one of the major attractions for potential homebuyers – whether it is the family focal point or a single person’s stylish space.

Bargain building with Aldi's great value gear

Bargain building with Aldi's great value gear

Whether a builder by trade or simply a DIY enthusiast, you’ll find all you need at...

Nesting? 6 simple ways to personalise and update your home

Nesting? 6 simple ways to personalise and update your home

Have you got some serious nesting urges? You’re not alone. Whether you’re expecting a baby, or you just want to make your house a home, there are so many ways that you can spruce up your place to make it feel more cosy.

Top tips for making your new house feel like a home

Top tips for making your new house feel like a home

An incredible downside of moving home is in that awkward period where your new house is an empty shell and packed with boxes. Everyone is going to feel completely uprooted and unsettled at this time.

Keep doors and windows secure this summer - and keep burglars at bay!

Keep doors and windows secure this summer - and keep burglars at bay!

Taylor Wimpey is encouraging homeowners to make sure their home is safe and secure as the summer approaches.

Guidance for lease extensions

When a lease has a short term it will become more expensive to extend and could also cause difficulties when you come to sell the property, as mortgage lenders will not want to lend on a short term.

Bye-bye bedroom, hello home office

Nearly half (44%) of UK householders have changed rooms in their homes from their intended use into something completely different and the trend could spell the end of the guest bedroom.

8 unconventional uses for vinyl gloves

The use of latex gloves is normally connected with the medical profession or food preparation and hygiene, but there are also some quite unusual uses as well. Here are some ideas.

Spring in full swing for property market

Spring in full swing for property market

Daffodils are blooming, chicks are chirping and the days are getting longer which all mean one thing – the start of spring. This is good news for the property market and both buyers and sellers who can benefit from the traditional ‘spring bounce’.

Get double the help from Lovell - and make your home move twice as easy

Developer Lovell has come up with a brand-new way to get home buyers moving. The company has just launched its innovative Helping Hands Plus scheme – a new initiative aimed at anyone with a property to sell and which can also be combined with the Government-backed Equity Loan scheme.

Eat fresh this season with new edible plant collection from Seed Pantry

Eat fresh this season with new edible plant collection from Seed Pantry

Seed Pantry has launched a new range of fresh food plants to grow your own seasonal produce at home, indoors and outdoors.