Read more: Middle Class Can’t Afford to Live in Cities Anymore

The battle is playing out on a neighborhood level in every growing city in America: a battle between those who want to keep property values high, and those who want the chance to live in the cities that have the best economic prospects. Rents are rising, people are flocking to the cities, homes of multiple-occupancy are being created, Air BnB properties are replacing long-term-lets, and … Continue reading Read more: Middle Class Can’t Afford to Live in Cities Anymore

Renting: the process

Renting a house can be a daunting process, there are a million points to consider (roughly), from location to size, to access, to finances. Home & Decorating Magazine caught up with Richard Jacques, Lettings Director at Purplebricks to ask for his advice: Housing has been in the news a lot recently. Latest research shows that the number of people in England who own their own homes has … Continue reading Renting: the process

Advice on property renting/buying and catchment areas

Many parents with children of school age have either bought or rented a new property in order to secure an address within their desired school catchment area, Carole Smilie is giving parents some top tips of what to keep in mind when faced with this issue so you can make the best decision for your child education and family. Shockingly, over a quarter (26 per … Continue reading Advice on property renting/buying and catchment areas

4 simple tips for making your house move stress-free

Moving home can be both exciting and stressful at the same time. It’s a big moment in your life and it’s only natural to feel some anxiety about the whole process. With a lot of formalities and paperwork to be completed, belongings to be organised and packed away, and many other hurdles to be jumped, it can begin to feel overwhelming — especially when the … Continue reading 4 simple tips for making your house move stress-free

Moving house checklist

When it’s finally time to move, you’ve exchanged and your completion date is in sight, then it’s time to notify all the businesses and services that have integrated themselves into your life over the years. But where to start? Copse Magazine brings you this handy list for you to print and tick off as you go. Utilities Water Sewage Electricity Gas Telephone Broadband Mobile phone … Continue reading Moving house checklist