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Infographic: tips for finding a trustworthy tradesperson

Infographic: tips for finding a trustworthy tradesperson

By Bea Patel on 29 Mar 2018 in Home Improvements

Are you looking to do some refurbishments around the house? Finding a reliable contractor can be tricky when there are so many options out there to choose from. Before hiring a tradesperson, you should carry out checks and make sure they’re registered with a relevant trade body. It’s also a good idea to get recommendations […]

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Incredible house made from shipping containers

Incredible house made from shipping containers

By Vin Parmar on 22 Mar 2018 in Industry News

Have you ever thought about living in the middle of a desert? What about in shipping containers? London-based designer James Whitaker created this stunning house out of shipping containers – and you won’t be disappointed. The house is 200-square metres. It includes a kitchen, living room and three en-suite bedrooms. It’s made from many shipping […]

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New EPC legislation – clarification and information for landlords

New EPC legislation – clarification and information for landlords

By Guest Blogger on 15 Mar 2018 in Industry News, Letting

By Rose Jinks, Just Landlords If you’ve ever bought, sold, let or rented a property, you’ll know that an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) can be a significant consideration when choosing your new investment. Every property that’s put up for sale or to let is legally required to have an EPC. However, new research from Landlord […]

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A year in review: house prices, stock markets and Brexit

A year in review: house prices, stock markets and Brexit

By Guest Blogger on 8 Mar 2018 in Industry News

By Ben Johnson, YOPA estae agents Over the past 12 months we’ve seen a lot of changes, but when it comes to Brexit, it seems to be more of the same. We’ve gone from knowing relatively little about the proposed separation from the EU to knowing very little. The rhetoric coming from both sides has […]

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Changes in students’ accommodation expectations

Changes in students’ accommodation expectations

By Guest Blogger on 1 Mar 2018 in Students

By Dan Simpson, MAF Students – student accommodation in Sheffield Some of you may remember the student accommodation from the past. Shared showers, uncomfortable flat single beds, concrete walls, tiny rooms with limited space and freezing communal areas come to mind. Studying took place in libraries, social activities took place outside of living areas and […]

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