There has been an increase in the amount of money being borrowed for house-buying recently, with mortgage lending reaching £449 million for the first quarter of 2019.

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We all know that moving house can be a stressful experience. Sadly we can’t completely take that stress away from you, but what we can do is give you some tips to make it go a bit more smoothly.

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The average cost of moving home in the UK has exceeded £10,000 for the first time ever. This is Money shared research carried out by Compare My Move, which found the average cost of a home move now comes in at £10,047.

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Many first time buyers (FTBs) are not purchasing homes in the areas they initially start house hunting in, new research has found.

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With just a couple of weeks to go until the beginning of December and the start of Advent, have you thought about getting your Christmas decorations out?

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It appears that improving our properties is a more popular option than moving home at present, with new research from Barclays Mortgages showing just how long we’re staying in our homes.

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Your choice of sofa can make or break a living room – once it’s arrived and is safely on furniture gliders, its comfortability and durability will play a big part in how you and the rest of the family enjoy using the room. So, before you go out to a showroom a try out a sofa for size, take some advice from John Lewis on what you really need to consider.
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When moving home, furniture gliders are a must have for protecting your floors when shifting heavy items, but they’re not the only thing that needs looking after during the move. Kids can get themselves into a lot of trouble when your home is disrupted, so look at these tips for moving home with children as safely as possible .

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If you’ve left full-time higher education, chances are that you’re returning home and you’ll need to put time towards unpacking all your belongings back into your bedroom. However, you should consider that it’s not going to be the only time that you’re going to be moving your possessions around, and how furniture gliders could help you both then and when you plan to move out into your own home.

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Each year, interior designers seek to push the boundaries of decorating public spaces; notably for restaurants, bars and clubs. This year, restaurants in particular are seeking creative solutions to ensure pleasant atmospheres; in particular, the inspiration of nature and resurgence of styles. In regards to the decor, this includes the use of sustainable materials and opting for high-end restoration of antique/retro furniture. Read on to find out more.

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