Buying a house: what is the process and steps, and what is the timeline?
The Plan

Buying a house: what is the process and steps, and what is the timeline?

Daunted by the prospect of embarking on a homebuying journey? You needn’t be. We’ve broken down the entire house buying process from start to finish, with information and approximate timescales...

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3 saving schemes to help you buy a new build in 2021
Lifestyle

3 saving schemes to help you buy a new build in 2021

From size to location to budget, there are many factors to consider when looking at new builds for 2021. Fortunately, if your heart is set on a new-build home, you...

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The Help to Buy assessment process: knowing an ATP from a PIF
The Paperwork

The Help to Buy assessment process: knowing an ATP from a PIF

If you’re thinking about using the Help to Buy Equity Loan, it’s good to know what you can expect at each stage of the process. This article answers some questions...

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How to design a new-build kitchen
Lifestyle

How to design a new-build kitchen

Buying a new build guarantees that everything in your home will be sparkling new. When it comes to a new-build kitchen, that means everything from the appliances to the cabinets,...

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5 tips on how to save for a house
The Finances

5 tips on how to save for a house

If you’re thinking about buying a house, you’ll need to save for a mortgage deposit. House prices vary across the UK, so how much to save to buy a house...

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How to make 'working from home' work for you
Lifestyle

How to make 'working from home' work for you

If you've suddenly found you need to work from home then, like many of us, your hastily put together office could do with some love and attention. These five steps...

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Feng Shui for a happy home
Lifestyle

Feng Shui for a happy home

Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese way of thinking which teaches people that a home’s build and design can affect success, health and happiness. Having a well organised interior is...

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Oodles of doodles help families stay happy at home during lockdown
Lifestyle

Oodles of doodles help families stay happy at home during lockdown

We are offering families in fresh inspiration to keep their children entertained during lockdown whilst encouraging them to get creative with tips from social media sensation The Doodle Boy. Joe...

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Work out how to maintain a front-room fitness routine
Lifestyle

Work out how to maintain a front-room fitness routine

For people working from home looking to balance home working with exercise, we have teamed up with leading sport and exercise charity Active Nation to share the top tips for...

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How to work up and wind down in your at-home office
Lifestyle

How to work up and wind down in your at-home office

With the boundaries between work and home a blur because of lockdown, we have put together some top tips on how to create the perfect work life balance. Finding a...

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Get in the zone at home with Barratt Homes’ top tips for home working
Lifestyle

Get in the zone at home with Barratt Homes’ top tips for home working

With the recent increase in people working from home, we have compiled a list of top tips for making the best of your work space in your property. Working at...

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The UK’s Abandoned Buildings Reimagined

The UK’s Abandoned Buildings Reimagined

The UK’s Abandoned Buildings Reimagined Up and down the country there is a vast array of historical buildings that are now abandoned or in a state of decay; but what...

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