Despite the popularity of urban living in the UK over the past decade, those still looking for properties in national parks and areas of outstanding beauty still have to pay a premium according to new research.
The UK is set to have a new property index which will feature more micro level data meant to provide an advanced insight into buy to let investment. The Landbay Rental Index is due to be available for the first time later this month and is powered by MIAC.
Summer is the best time of year to do those much needed DIY projects that seem to get left forever. The good weather and lighter night’s means that you have plenty of time to finish your projects and revitalise your home.
Houses for sale in the UK have tumbled to their lowest level since records began in 1978 according to a new report. The shortage of house sales has led to surveyors expecting price to rise by 25% over the next five years.
There’s no really easy room to choose flooring for because they all present their own challenges – it would be nice to have a plush living room carpet but pets and children could ruin it, while bathroom floors have to be capable of withstanding the effects of ever-present moisture in the form of water or steam.
Parenting brings a lot of joy to many, but it can also be one of the most stressful times for parents. Research by an online blind retailer looking into the home lives of families has found that bedtime comes top of the most stressful times of the day for many parents.
It’s nearly a new year, so we thought we would we would have some fun and show you some of the funniest DIY disasters we came across in 2014. Happy New Year everyone! Enjoy: (more…)
Merry Christmas from all the team here at LetMeBuildIt. We hope that all of your home improvement dreams have come true! (more…)
Research by Halifax bank has found that house prices in country areas are up to a quarter more than those in urban areas, further squeezing out first time buyers. On average, houses in the countryside cost 25% more than urban properties affecting first time buyers in some areas the mortgage lender has found.
Newly released figures have shown that more than 30,000 tenants were evicted from their homes by the end of September, with social landlords stating that the bedroom tax was to blame.
The number of people evicted from households in England and Wales has bit record levels in Q3 of this year, with social security cuts among the excuses leading to over 100 evictions a day. The figures, compiled by the Ministry of Justice show that over 11,000 rented properties were repossessed by bailiffs in the three months from July to September, the highest quarterly figures since the year 2000 when records began. Meanwhile, just 2,805 mortgage borrowers were evicted during the same period. (more…)
Technology is moving at break nose speed and now affects every part of our lives including our homes. Smart home accessories such as wireless entertainment systems and computer controlled heating systems are becoming really popular as people embrace this new technology, and UK Flooring Direct think that they have come up with the future of flooring – custom designed and printer flooring.