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Simple Ways to Make Your House Look More Appealing to Buyers

When you need to sell your house, there are a number of factors that can influence the time it takes to find a buyer aside from the asking price. However, you don’t have to invest a lot of money into upgrading your home in the hope of selling it faster or for more money. There are many things you can do with little or no money that could dramatically change the perception people have of your house....

How to know you’re ready to invest in property

Of course, the main factor that suggests you’re ready to make any type of investment is your financial status. You need to be able to afford the property investment, plus any extra costs involved, so be sure to work out whether you’re on the right track financially. Know Your Long Term Goals If you’ve recently started a new, higher paying job, received money from inheritance or got a promotion...

5 Ways to Save Money on Home Renovations

Home renovation can quickly become more expensive than expected, especially if you don’t have a solid game plan going into the project. Homeowners often find themselves overspending for materials/labour and relying on financing, which adds unnecessary interest to the equation. If you’re willing to spend a bit of extra time searching for the right tradespeople and materials, you could be...

How to Save Money on Home Maintenance and Repairs

Saving money on home maintenance and repairs is a priority for frugal homeowners who want to avoid unnecessary expenses. It’s fair to say that when performing proper home maintenance, it reduces the cost of ownership because fewer things in the home tend to go wrong and when they do, it’s a less frequent occurrence. Accordingly, a bit of preventative home maintenance along with the occasional necessary...

Simple Kitchen Home Improvement Ideas

One of the focal points in a home is the kitchen. It could be argued that this is probably one of the most used rooms in the house when people aren’t sleeping specifically if the kitchen is of a size that maybe has a dining area contained within it. One of the options could be to uproot your kitchen and do a major project where you could call in a number of specialists and potentially remodel.  We...

What is let property insurance?

If you have bought or otherwise come into property to let, you are effectively running a business in which the principal asset is, of course, the building and your income stream the rents you collect from your tenants. It is important to establish this essentially commercial aspect of owning let property. This is the key to understanding how and why let property insurance (or landlord’s insurance or buy to...