Personal space is our source of comfort and security. But how often do you think about what actually keeps the space around you safe? For example your home? Truth is, safety doesn’t come into mind until an accident occurs. If you want to keep your everyday space safe, keep reading on some tips on what you should be aware of for your own sake: Wires and electrical appliances … [Read more...] about How safe is your space?
Did you know the average annual energy bill for a family living in a 3 bed semi is £1,300? I didn't! And I'm pretty shocked. Prior to buying my own place last January, I'd only ever rented / lived with parents, so never had to worry about bills and saving energy. While I'm pretty frugal and into money saving, ensuring energy and money saved in and around the house had not been … [Read more...] about Saving energy and money in the home
The debate over whether it’s best to rent or buy is one that is unlikely to ever go away; the reason being that there is no one clear-cut answer. With so many factors to consider, the truth is that both are viable options with pros and cons, meaning the decision becomes less about which is best, and more about which is more suitable to each individual. To help identify the … [Read more...] about Renting vs. Buying: The Pros and Cons
Buying and moving into a new house is widely considered one of the most stressful life events you can undertake, and it’s never more daunting than when doing it for the first time. Though it’s a complex and often lengthy process, the following 5 key areas to consider will hopefully set you on the right track and make the endeavour feel that little bit less taxing. … [Read more...] about 5 Key Things to Consider When Buying Your First Home
The most recent figures from the Land Registry show that average house prices in England and Wales are now £237,721 so first time buyers will need all the help they can get to afford a home. The Help to Buy ISA was flagged as the solution for first time buyers as it’d help bridge the gap between their savings and the deposit for their new home. Its stated purpose was "to … [Read more...] about Don’t fall into the Help to Buy ISA trap