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See The Stunning Interior In This Property Video Preview

We’ll let the pictures do the talking, so do have a look at the 30 second preview video of this truly stunning recently extended and refurbished bungalow. Due to the market next week on an estimated guide of £550,000, this will undoubtedly be a property to view early. Accommodation comprises of open plan living room … Read moreSee The Stunning Interior In This Property Video Preview

06/12/2018 | Categories: home , Houes hunting , property , Uncategorized , video marketing | full article

How To Make Your Own Christmas Wreath Using Succulents

Follow this step-by-step guide to creating a door wreath using on point succulent plants, which will last into the New Year. If you want to go chic on the Christmas wreath front this year, consider succulents – they’ll last through the festive season and may even transfer to your garden later on. Living wreaths give … Read moreHow To Make Your Own Christmas Wreath Using Succulents

05/12/2018 | Categories: garden design , Interior Design | full article

6 Alternative Christmas Trees For Small Spaces

Hannah Stephenson shares some dinky options for space-starved homes – or anyone who can’t face the faff of a full-size tree. Bit short of space? Can’t fit a big Christmas tree into your home, but still want something natural-looking to replace it? Well, good news. There are wall hangings, houseplants and smaller potted trees that’ll … Read more6 Alternative Christmas Trees For Small Spaces

05/12/2018 | Categories: Christmas and New Year , Interior Design , lifestyle | full article

Boxing Day due to be the next big property search event

According to Rightmove there was a 200% spike in traffic between Boxing Day and 2nd January in 2018, suggesting an uplift in house buyer searches online on Boxing Day. This  is why McCarthy Holden are offering a special incentive to join the next big event in property. Boxing Day Go Event During November and December … Read moreBoxing Day due to be the next big property search event

30/11/2018 | Categories: economy , home , House Market , property , Uncategorized | full article

More Buyers and Tenants See Property Video Marketing

It is widely believed that video content in online marketing will increase the number of views of a product, or in this case a property, by up to 25%. Today, the video revolution has well and truly arrived with 80% of internet users stating that they remember watching a video and its content for at … Read moreMore Buyers and Tenants See Property Video Marketing

23/11/2018 | Categories: economy , home , House Market , lifestyle , property , Uncategorized , Video , video marketing | full article

New Campaign Urges Consumers To Buy British Christmas Trees

A new campaign has been launched by Grown in Britain to encourage UK consumers to buy more assured British grown Christmas trees. Grown in Britain says many people may be assuming they are buying fresh British grown trees, when they are not. The organisation is urging consumers to support rural businesses in Britain and reduce … Read moreNew Campaign Urges Consumers To Buy British Christmas Trees

23/11/2018 | Categories: Christmas and New Year , economy , garden design , home , lifestyle , property , Uncategorized | full article

Want a Stylish Christmas Tree this year? These 3 Decorating Trends are Gorgeous and Easy!

Choose between frosty, copper or emerald, says Gabrielle Fagan. A Christmas tree is the star of the celebrations, but choosing a style can be as tricky as untangling the tinsel. But this year, banish seasonal stress by taking inspiration from these three decor themes – frosty, copper or emerald. Then add the bells and baubles, … Read moreWant a Stylish Christmas Tree this year? These 3 Decorating Trends are Gorgeous and Easy!

22/11/2018 | Categories: Interior Design , lifestyle | full article

House of Horrors at number 10 so what next for the house market

High drama and high stakes on the political and Brexit front have set the scene for more uncertainty, so how will this impact on the domestic residential property market? With the imminent prospect of a challenge to Theresa May’s leadership, the resignation of Cabinet ministers including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, seemingly no prospect of the … Read moreHouse of Horrors at number 10 so what next for the house market

16/11/2018 | Categories: economy , home , House Market , property , Uncategorized | full article

A Room Without a View: How Windows Can Transform Your World

You can even add the sounds of birdsong. But always check the weather forecast, says Luke Rix-Standing. In the modern home, we have – in many ways – embraced the idea of fakeness. Fake leather covers our sofas, our fireplaces are warmed by fake fires, our window sills decorated with fake pot plants. Of course, … Read moreA Room Without a View: How Windows Can Transform Your World

13/11/2018 | Categories: Interior Design , lifestyle | full article

Fed Up With Smog? 5 Pollution-Resistant Plants to Help you Breathe

As the government pledges the funding of millions of trees in cities to ease pollution, an expert offers a guide to 5 smog-resistant plants. The government is proposing to fund the planting of millions of trees to boost housing prices in cities, to improve green spaces and help preserve the environment, gardeners can also do … Read moreFed Up With Smog? 5 Pollution-Resistant Plants to Help you Breathe

13/11/2018 | Categories: garden design , property | full article

3 Ways to Turn Your Home Technicolour

Colour-phobic and clinging to neutrals like a comfort blanket? Gabrielle Fagan discovers how to fight fear and brave bold decoration at home. Colour’s officially cool – according to the decor experts – but it takes guts to plunge into the palette and experiment in rooms. Banish the fear and do it anyway, declares Emily Henson, … Read more3 Ways to Turn Your Home Technicolour

13/11/2018 | Categories: home , Interior Design , lifestyle | full article

House hunting starts between Christmas and New Year

The time between Christmas and New Year is a time for people to relax, read magazines and it’s when people start house hunting. So having a property featured in the lifestyle and property magazine In The Country and Town, could be a smart move for house sellers and landlords alike. Over Christmas and New Year … Read moreHouse hunting starts between Christmas and New Year

09/11/2018 | Categories: Christmas and New Year , economy , home , house hunting , House Market , lifestyle , New Homes , property , Rental Property | full article

Top of the Taps: Expert Tips on Choosing the Right Taps for your Family and Lifestyle

Abi Jackson asks some industry professionals to runs through the options when it comes to faucets. They may seem small-fry in the grand scheme of kitchen design – but taps feature heavily in our day-to-day lives, and there’s a surprising amount of options to choose from. “Kitchen taps play an important role in every home. … Read moreTop of the Taps: Expert Tips on Choosing the Right Taps for your Family and Lifestyle

06/11/2018 | Categories: home , Interior Design , lifestyle | full article

Plant Identification and Advice at your Fingertips: 4 of the Best Free Gardening Apps

Want to identify a plant? Need some advice or just want to connect with other gardeners? Hannah Stephenson checks out four free apps to help you. Thanks to the advent of mobile phones and other digital devices, we need never come inside again (weather permitting) to investigate the identity of a plant or consult our … Read morePlant Identification and Advice at your Fingertips: 4 of the Best Free Gardening Apps

06/11/2018 | Categories: garden design , lifestyle | full article