Homeownership can be, but need not be that complicated. The main differences in having your own home to renting off of a landlord or agency are, of course, the liability of breakages and updates and that as a mortgage payer, you can own your property outright after the freehold mortgage has been paid.
Most people will make sure that they are keeping their windows and doors locked, they are checking who’s at the door before opening it and do a once over before going to bed but what else can you do to make your home feel safer. Have a look at these 4 ways that you can […]
Let me be blunt as a homeowner with years of experience in the matter. Maintaining a house is hard work, but if you don’t do this job well, your home will fast turn into a bottomless pit that sucks out all your money. House maintenance is a complex process that has several dozen steps, and […]
How you design your kitchen can dictate a lot more than just how it looks, alone. It can also dictate how easy or hard it can be to use. A poorly designed, cluttered kitchen will necessitate a lot more fussing and moving things around, while a neat, smart, well-equipped kitchen can make both cooking and […]
If you consider building a deck for a small backyard, I suggest you stop and weight the cost vs. value it brings. Deck construction is expensive and you won’t be able to get 100% of this investment back when selling the house.
If you are wondering how to rehab a bathroom with little money, you need to accept that there isn’t much you can do. Bathroom renovations are expensive (average in the US $10,272), so you won’t be able to afford anything big. What you can do, however, is to choose the small changes that will make […]
The best kitchen cabinet storage solutions range from blind corner cabinet optimizers to cutlery organizers. With the variety of these tools available today, you can definitely find something to make your kitchen much better organized. These simple solutions can help you use all the space you have available. Not only will this make it easier […]
Remodeling your house isn’t only about making it a nicer place to live. It’s about making an investment in your future. When you remodel, you need to think about the ways to make the changes add more value to the property. You’ll be able to use this should you ever need to sell it. Even […]
Decades ago, most people searching for new properties were more concerned about bedroom numbers, school attachment areas, and adequately sized gardens. Nowadays, one of the most popular sections of a home viewing is discovering whether the spare room, conservatory, basement, or garage has what it takes to be converted into an office!