Eco-friendly Renovations To Refresh Your Home

Whilst 2020 has offered us a range of crises to focus on, the long-standing climate crisis still warrants our full attention.

The Self-build Diaries: Rob and Sarah Collard

This ambitious build, named Collard Towers, was designed entirely by Rob and Sarah Collard without the help of an architect.

Never Paint Your Render Again

A typical suburban street will have a mixture of homes; some modern, some older, some with exposed brick and some finished with a coloured render.

How to Make a Smart Technology Decision

Over the last several months, we have all been forced to adapt our living and working patterns to cope with the new normal.

Making Sense of the Green Homes Grant

Victoria Brocklesby, COO at Origin, a UK-leading manufacturer of aluminium doors and windows, offers her insight into the Government’s Green Homes Grant.

Case Studies

Project Inspiration

Contracts and Legalities

Patrick Cannon, one of the UK’s leading Tax Barristers, explains why some renovation projects may not be required to pay stamp duty.
Homeowners thinking about making improvements to their property whilst stuck indoors can consider a range of enhancements to improve and maximise available space, including conservatories, orangeries and solid roof extensions.
The UK, along with the rest of the world, is in uncharted waters. The spread of COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of our day-to-day lives. Indeed, UK homebuyers in the midst of completing on a transaction have been advised by the Government to hold off until the current pandemic is effectively resolved. However, is the same caution required of those...
If you’re dreaming of transforming your home with a new kitchen or extension, you’re not alone. A recent survey showed that UK homeowners spent £295bn renovating their homes over the last five years. But how should you fund expensive refurbishment projects? Here, mortgage expert Michael Usher, of Michael Usher Mortgage Services, discusses the options.