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Key questions to ask when buying a new home

November, 2019

Whether you’re a first time buyer, or you’ve moved house a few times before, having a list of questions to ask is important. This is your opportunity to find out about the history of the property, and raise questions about any...


Why Pontarddulais is one of the best places to live in South Wales

October, 2019

Pontarddulais, nicknamed ‘Bont’, is a community-orientated town situated 10 miles northwest of Swansea City Centre. Not to be overlooked, this quaint Welsh town has lots of fantastic features for all the family to enjoy! Below is a...


Things you should do to your home before Autumn arrives

October, 2019

Sadly, summer is coming to an end and autumn is just around the corner. For some of us, we can’t wait to snuggle up inside in front of the TV, with a cosy blanket and a hot chocolate. However, if you don’t prepare your home for colder...


Japanese Knotweed: The Ultimate Guide

September, 2019

Hearing the words ‘Japanese Knotweed’ can fill you with dread, from the costs to remove it to the potential damage it can cause. It’s a weed with very deep roots than can spread rapidly and is incredibly hard to remove in the...


How to move home with your pets

September, 2019

Pets don’t understand moving home in the same way you do, so it can be hard for your furry friend to get accustomed to their new environment. It can be a stressful task for all involved, however there are ways you can make the move much...


Planning on renting out an inherited property? Make sure you carry out these checks

August, 2019

If you’ve inherited a property, you’ve got three options: move into it, sell it on or rent it out. Renting can be lucrative, especially if the mortgage has already been paid off, so it’s a popular choice for many people....


When do you know if you’ve found the perfect home?

August, 2019

Buying your first home is an exciting time – it’s where you’re going to put down your roots, maybe even where you’ll start a family. It’s also a big investment, and this can make it tricky to make a final decision....


First Time Buyer? Here’s how to get your foot onto the property ladder

July, 2019

In a time of increasing uncertainty, it’s becoming harder to get your foot onto the property ladder. Deposits can be hard to fund but without a sizeable one you risk unmanageable mortgage repayments (or no mortgage at all). However, were...


How to modernise your bathroom without remodelling

June, 2019

When you’re looking for a new place to call home, one of the things you may be looking at is how much work it would need to get it how you like. A home that needs a lot of work may put you off, as remodelling can be costly. However,...


How to avoid mistakes when buying your next home

June, 2019

Buying a home can be a complicated process and if it’s your first time buying there can be a lot of things to consider. There are some common mistakes that many buyers make, so we’ve got a list of ways you can avoid these mistakes and...


5 ways to make your home more profitable

May, 2019

Owning a home can be a pricey investment. However, you can make money from your home while you’re living in it. You’ll be surprised at the creative ways you can maximise your space to get a respectable income. We’ve got some...


Handy DIY tips for your home

May, 2019

You don’t need to be a DIY expert when owning your own home, but having a few simple DIY skills can help keep costs down and save a bit of time. They’ll also stop problems from getting worse before a professional has chance to look....


Top tips for packing up your home

April, 2019

Moving house is exciting, but packing up all of your current possessions can be time consuming and unorganised. It will always be a big task, but we have some tips that’ll make it just that bit more manageable.   You don’t...


Beginners guide to building an extension

April, 2019

You’ve found yourself the perfect home, but it could do with a little extra space. The best way to achieve this – an extension! It can be the perfect way to add value to your home. We’ve compiled a little guide for anyone who...


5 tips for viewing your next home

March, 2019

One of the best ways to find out if a house is perfect for you is to view it - not just look at it online. However, do you know what you’re looking for? It can be easy to look for what you want in a house, but it isn’t always so easy...


First things you need to do when moving into a new home

March, 2019

There’s a lot to remember when moving into a new home. It’s an exciting time, a chance for a fresh start, but there are some important things you need to do before you settle in. Here’s a list of things to remember, so that you...


What you need to buy when moving into a new home

February, 2019

Depending on what type of property you’re moving into, you’re going to need to get yourself some furniture for your new home. Some rental properties will come fully furnished, but often when you are buying your own home you’ll...


How to know if you’re buying the perfect property

January, 2019

You’ve done all the preparation into buying a new house – set a budget, researched the area, talked to estate agents. But what are you actually looking for when you go to your viewings? Don’t get yourself caught out by a house...


7 reasons to live in Bont

January, 2019

For those who live in Pontarddulais (more commonly referred to as ‘Bont’), the below will most definitely resonate with you. And for those who are looking to buy in a fantastic location with a great community, top class schools and...


How to decorate your home on a budget without compromising style

December, 2018

Whether it’s a first home, an investment opportunity or you just want to switch up your style, decorating your house can seem like a daunting and expensive task. This doesn’t have to be the case – it’s absolutely possible...


How to make the most of your space this Christmas

December, 2018

Christmas is approaching, and if you haven’t done so already you may be thinking about putting up your decorations. Sometimes it’s hard to decorate in a way that puts you in the festive spirit but doesn’t fill your home with...


5 things you should find out about the area you’re buying in

November, 2018

When it comes to buying a home, location is always somewhere at the top of our list. You can fix and change things about your house numerous time after you move in, but you can’t change its location, so it’s worth spending the time to...


4 tips to make your home feel more spacious and increase chance of sale

October, 2018

When it comes to buying a house, we all want to get ourselves the house of our dreams. Who wouldn’t? If we’re going to spend a significant amount of money on a property, we want it to be everything we’ve ever dreamed of and...


How to avoid these common fixer-upper mistakes and add value

September, 2018

When it comes to buying a home, you may not necessarily be looking to live in it yourself – it may be your mission to buy a “fixer upper” and sell it on…and hopefully make a profit! Buy a house, give it a lick of paint...


First-time buyer? Here are 5 top tips on how to secure your perfect house

September, 2018

In our last blog, we discussed tips for first-time house sellers, but for first-time home buyers, the process can be just as daunting, if not, more! The exciting thought of owning your own home, decorating your new space just the way you want,...


First-time seller? Here’s how to help your house stand out from the rest!

September, 2018

Below are some tips on how you can make your home as inviting as possible:   Declutter your home With 22% of buyers saying that clutter deterred them from making an offer, it is worth taking the time to declutter your home before...


Launch of my very own Estate Agency

August, 2017

I’m so excited to announce the launch of my very own Estate Agency. As some of you already know I have been working  hard behind the scenes for what seems like forever and I am so proud to let you all know that I am now officially...