Back-to-back, we finally caught up with Kevin McCloud's Grand Designs Home of the Year over the holiday period. Each category had some stunning architectural gems - my own favourites were the futuristic 6 Wood Lane in north London, the tin house in Scotland and I rather liked the treehouse, being a fan of woodland environments. [...]
I must admit I've only fleetingly passed through Sudbury but it seemed pleasant enough, and suitably well-heeled with a town centre Waitrose. It appears that it is now one of the UK's property hotspots: READ MORE.
A micro-home is defined as having a living space of below 37 square metres - or the size of a tube carriage. To be honest, I could live in a home that size. I think the key with a micro-home, as with caravans, is design. Having been the proud owner of a touring caravan for [...]
This time of year is when lights and heating are in overdrive and having lived in an airy Edwardian home from 2008 to 2016, then a new build, I can attest to the energy efficiency of modern homes. Our last home cost around £3000 per year in gas and electricity; this one under £500. Okay [...]
New from a regional paper highlights a trend that Buy to Let is becoming a pension pot for retirees. I must admit on the two occasions we've rented on relocating, the landlord in both properties was in his late 60s, so I don't think this should surprise anyone? READ MORE.