You’ve finally lived the dream and arrived at college or university. Freshers’ week is an uncomfortably dim and distant memory. And now it’s time to get down to some of that work you’d heard talk abou
The Guardian newspaper on the 20th of July 2018 described it as a “murky” yet “lucrative” corner of the residential property market in the UK – the leasehold system.
Don’t let the glorious summer we’ve just had lull you into a false sense of security. The coming winter is just as likely to throw its usual quota of storms, rain and freezing temperatures.
How much are you paying for your home insurance? According to a report by the BBC on the 27th of August 2018, it might be a lot more than you reckoned.
There are two important aspects to protecting your home during renovations
A very high percentage of burglaries are what might be termed “opportunist crimes”. That means essentially that the burglars have seen what may be a very short-term and easy opportunity.
You’ve probably enjoyed a long, hot summer abroad – or even at home this exceptionally hot British summer – and now September beckons you back to university or an exciting new life there.
If you have a spare room in your home, taking in a lodger might prove a win-win situation all round. You get to earn a little extra money from the rent you receive, the lodger has somewhere to live...
After the drought comes the deluge – that is a frequent pattern of English summers and this year it is expected to be an exceptionally long, hot spell - which may be storing up especially ferocious
Whether you are a homeowner or tenant, the contents of your home are likely to be valuable – valuable enough to tempt the light-fingered or professional attentions of burglars.
You might not have your sights set on the £12 million or so rental income made by one landlord from Airbnb lettings (reported by the Independent newspaper on the 10th of November 2017), but it may off
For the overwhelming majority of people in the UK, suggests an article in Landlord Today on the 9th of April 2018, retirement income is likely to come from one of just two sources – property or…