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moving home
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Moving Home Made Simple

Moving home can cause all sorts of problems if you don’t take a systematic approach. We found this useful infographic from Flexispace to guide you through the moving process, from start to finish. It includes suggestions to ensure you don’t forget anything, including your pets and children! Planning ahead means there …

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Dark Decor
Lifestyle

Dark Home Decor for Halloween

If you are decorating your house to sell, it is true that using neutral colours such as cream and white is a good idea.  This makes it easier for  potential buyers to envisage their own style.  However, with a neutral base you can still make a bold statement with accents …

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Chocolate Post
Lifestyle

Sweet Décor Schemes for Chocoholics

With the UK’s ‘National Chocolate Week’ just over we thought it’s the perfect excuse to look at sweet décor schemes for chocoholics. Whether its milk, dark or white, chocolate themes are a timeless and classic way to decorate your rooms and suit a wide range of tastes. Earthy tones always give …

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Plants in your home
Lifestyle

Top Tips to Make your Home Happy With Plants

Plants bring life to the home. There is no need to recreate the Amazon jungle, sometimes just a few plants are more than enough and if you don’t know how to care for them, there are varieties that are very hard to kill, such as air plants, cacti or any …

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NHBC
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Latest Property News From the NHBC

Latest Property News From the NHBC, one of our respected partners.  Take a look at its latest report on the UK property market. Economy So far in fiscal year 2015-16, PSNB is £7.3 billion below the previous year. During July, CPI inflation crept up to 0.1%, from zero in June. Core …

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Penthouse Gosport
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Perfect Harbour-view Penthouse in Portsmouth

The iProperty Company is proud to feature this brand-new listing. This is a stunning 2-bed, 2-bath apartment in Gosport with magnificent water-front views, a spacious roof garden, oodles of storage, parking and an optional marina berth. This is a perfect harbour-view penthouse in Portsmouth. Just take a look at the …

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Autumnal Equinox
Lifestyle

Bring a little Balance to Your Home – Autumnal Equinox

Wednesday 23 September is the date for this year’s autumnal equinox. This is one of the days in the year when the day and night are almost exactly in balance. Many different festivals are celebrated all the world, often giving thanks for the harvest and offering up prayers that winter …

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Pantone 2015 Autumn Colours
Lifestyle

Brighten your Home with Autumn 2015 Colour Trends

Want to give your home an autumn make-over?  Check out our take on the latest colour trends. Many interior designers use a neutral base for home décor and update with accent colours using the latest furnishings and accessories.  We share the latest palette from the Pantone Institute so that you …

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Lifestyle

Top 10 Reasons to Buy a Holiday Home this September

Don’t wait for next summer to buy your holiday home – we explain why autumn is a good time to buy. If you are considering buying a holiday home you might be tempted to look at properties during the busy peak season from May to August, but this is not …

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Beachfront House in Brazil
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A Beach-front House in Lauro de Freitas – Brazil

If you would like to chill in Brazil in your own beach-front house look no further. This three bedroom dream home in Lauro de Freitas also has separate staff quarters, a pool and a generous plot of land. Recently reduced to 900,000 euros we have selected this home as an …

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