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Small (but perfectly formed) Self-Builds

Rather than following the traditional ‘bigger is better’ path, many of us today are looking for a more compact, affordable, manageable and ecologically friendly way of life. We can not only reduce our impact on the environment and use...

Self-Build Mortgages

Self-build is more popular in the UK than most people realise, with smaller projects offering one affordable way to ameliorate the country’s housing crisis. Around 12,000 people use self-build mortgages to build their own homes every year...

Mortgaging With A Friend?

Being independent and keen to get on the property ladder, it can be a challenge to find the perfect property where everything adds up and where you can find a balance, between the costs of owning a property and being able to afford the lifestyle...

Signing A Lease Agreement…

Looking for somewhere to rent can turn into what feels like a long slog around a multitude of properties that do not tick all the boxes on the list you spent good time creating. When you do find one that feels right, it can be tempting to seize the...

How To Avoid The Single Person Supplement

The bugbear for solo travellers is the single person supplement.  How are they justified? Well, often driven by the cost of a hotel room, cleaning and maintenance costs we are led to understand, are the same whether or not one or two people stay in...

Refurbished Phones: Know How To Grab A Bargain?

Great products don’t always have to come in shiny new packages. Take mobile phones for instance. If you want to get your hands on a state of the art smartphone but don’t fancy breaking the bank to do so, buying a refurbished model is an excellent...

Ready For Your Mortgage Application?

Congratulations! You’ve found the perfect house. You can just about afford it, and you’re ready to apply for a mortgage. Now, you’ll need to make sure that you have the required information before approaching a mortgage provider...

Sharing Is Booming!

Even if you’re not familiar with the term ‘sharing economy’, you’ll more than likely be familiar with the overall concept. If you’ve ever booked a holiday cottage or villa for your summer getaway, hired a car, or even checked out a book from your...

10 Must-Have Free Travel Apps

  If you’re off travelling, you will never be far from your trusty smartphone. Aside from using it to take a few snaps of your trip abroad, you might want to consider downloading these must-have travel apps before you head off…   credit...

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