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Gardening Delight in Autumn Harvest and Apples

At McCarthy Holden we know the added value that comes with a beautiful and productive garden, so top tips from gardening expert are worth having….. SCARED OF GROWING APPLE TREES? THEY’RE EASIER THAN YOU THINK, SAYS MONTY DON, By Hannah Stephenson As fruit-lovers celebrate harvest with Apple Days this month, Gardeners’ World presenter Monty Don … Read moreGardening Delight in Autumn Harvest and Apples

12/10/2017 | Categories: property | full article

Happy Home Recipe

MARY BERRY: MY RECIPE FOR A HAPPY HOME By Gabrielle Fagan The 82-year-old reveals 10 favourite household tips in her new book, Mary’s Household Tips & Tricks – Your Guide To Happiness In The Home. “My focus may have been on cooking, but it’s always centred on the home. In my books and TV programmes, … Read moreHappy Home Recipe

06/10/2017 | Categories: property | full article

The new bathroom rules

There’s a new wave of styles washing over bathrooms. The tide’s turning against the predictable, and embracing a more go-with-the-flow approach means you can mix-and-match furniture and fittings to conjure a space that perfectly suits your taste, as well as your practical needs, whether it’s a spa-like haven, a functional family room, or a contemporary … Read moreThe new bathroom rules

07/08/2017 | Categories: property | full article

2016 Property Market Review – So, is it all’s well that ends well, despite Brexit, being Trumped and embracing the unexpected

Reading recent industry reports(source EYE) about major UK agents closing branches and planning staff redundancies, these are indicators that all may not be well for house sellers and agents alike. However, behind the difficult times in 2016 there are key factors which influenced poor productivity. Understanding these drivers paints a picture of a house market economy in reasonable … Read more2016 Property Market Review – So, is it all’s well that ends well, despite Brexit, being Trumped and embracing the unexpected

09/12/2016 | Categories: House Market | full article