Tuesday, 31 May 2016

The Quirky Side Of Removals

There's lots to say about house removals - from packing advice to mortgage strategy. However, while we like to help and advise customers, we also like to entertain. Occasionally we'll write about the quirkier side of things. Many of these can be found on our sister site - myhouseremovals.uk. Take this story, for instance, about a farmer's fight for his castle. Interested? We sure are!

Friday, 20 May 2016

What's In Your Basement?

This guy has created an entire bouldering course in his basement. If you've got the space, why not? Not only does it keep you fit, but it doesn't really stop you from using parts of the floor as storage. Imagine the look of surprise on the estate agent's face when he gets to selling!

(Mind you, I'm sure he won't find moving heavy boxes a problem after a daily boulder routine).

View the full gallery on imgur.

Sunday, 15 May 2016

Rental Properties Flood The Market: Some Advice

In the news that rental properties are flooding the market, we thought it's time to take stock and compile all the resources we've written so far on the topic.

Help, My Landlord Is Selling Up! - Read Article
The Danger Of Ripoff Rents - Read Article
Getting Your Deposit Back From The Landlord - Read Article
Viewing A Rental Property - Read Article
Decorating Your Rental Home - Read Article

Outside our blog, we'd recommend bookmarking the ever-convenient Money Saving Expert. Their website holds a swathe of information for tenants. This one, 55 tips for renters, is particularly inspirational.

Happy tenancy all!

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Bank Of Mum & Dad Lend £5bn A Year

According to the data firm Legal & General, the so-called 'Bank Of Mum & Dad' will lend approximately five billion pounds in mortgage transactions this year. Such a bank would statistically be in the top 10 mortgage lenders across the country. Is this a sure sign that house prices are well and truly at unaffordable levels for young people?

Read more about this on the BBC Business website here.