Being proactive means thinking and acting ahead. Not only is it a great method for avoiding more work down later on, it can also be extremely important for averting problems. To be proactive, you need to start taking action, embracing your responsibility, and controlling your responses. Follow this guide for tips to help you stay ahead and have and a much more proactive outlook.

As we look to put the long winter months behind us and hope for slightly warmer weather and less rain, it is a good idea to refresh your home ready for the new season. As spring is the season of growth and renewal, you should do the same to your home. We look at some of the best ways that you can do this.

Around 1.5 million UK citizens are currently working remotely, and this number is only set to increase. While there are benefits of home working, many struggle with finding the space and may consider adding an extra room, which begs the question – should you go for a home office or a garden office?

Struggling to find the right home? Don’t forget the golden rules of the property game…

Is your home in need of a bit of decorative attention? It takes a bit of careful thought and planning to execute a really beautiful home from room to room. A few basic rules can set you on the right path, transforming your home to resemble the most luxurious, professionally decorated showroom…

These are two schemes that are aimed at helping people get onto the property ladder. They are available to those that would not otherwise be able to purchase a house on the open market. However, many people get confused about the differences between the two, so we take a look at which scheme could be right for you.

Tenants move out of their current rental due to various reasons. Some of these reasons are out of their control, while others are a matter of personal preference. Here are five of the most common reasons why renters choose to move on.

Renting a home might have always been seen as a lesser to buying one, but what you may not realise is that there are plenty of benefits to renting a home rather than owning one. One of the biggest benefits is that when things go wrong within the house, 9 times out of 10 it is not going to be something that you need to pay out (or organise) to be fixed. So, when is a maintenance repair job something to do with you and when do you need to leave it up to your landlord?

Over the past years, cases of rogue landlords have crept their way in. This gives the letting industry a negative reputation. Although, you may find that from ten landlords, only a small number have unprofessional tendencies, masking the entire industry negatively. Having a peaceful and fruitful encounter with the landlord is every tenant's desire. To achieve this, we have outlined some of the issues you may consider avoiding to fulfill your desire. This applies whether you are looking for a house from the available online portals or the physical search. Read on!

When you are viewing a rental property with the mind set to move in, there are likely to be a thousand questions running through your head. However, with so much to think about, making sure that you ask the right question isn’t always easy. To help you make sure that you know all the key things for your prospective rental home, here are the top 5 questions that tenants should always ask during a viewing.

A tenancy agreement can be described as the binding contract signed between you and your landlord. It clearly sets out all the legal terms and conditions in regards to your tenancy, and what type it is. For this reason, it might be fixed (spanning through a set period, for instance, six months) or periodic (runs through on weekly basis, or even every month).

As we approach the end of the year and look ahead to a new season in our lives, we start to make resolutions and goals to make the next year our year. High on the list every year is to find and move into a dream home, and 2021 could be the year you make this a reality…