Renovating a house - who do you call first?

So you’re planning on renovating a property. If you’ve never done this before it may seem like a daunting task, but with common sense and forward planning you should have no trouble making a success of it. Enlisting some professional help along the way is very smart, whether that’s an architect, a contractor, an interior designer or anyone else. Your team will be the people who make a success of your building renovation project, but at what point do you need to contact them all? To help you plan your property refurbishment, this is our quick guide of who to call when.

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Tenant Fee Ban - Landlords what do you need to know?

The Tenant Fee Ban Bill has received Royal Assent and will become law from June 1st 2019. The Bill has been much debated and discussed. But, for landlords managing their own tenants and property, what exactly does the new Bill mean for them and what details of their existing tenancy agreements and processes will need to change?

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Is sleek modern design really practical for a family home?

Cutting-edge design may seem like it’s suitable only for the pages of a glossy magazine, but is there a way to incorporate sleek modern design elements into your family home? As with all interior design projects, it’s all about making clever choices. Maybe you can’t make a home that’s both ultra-minimalist and suitable for your 4 year old, but it’s certainly possible to incorporate some modern design ideas. Here’s what you can do to make your family home a little bit sleeker and more modern.

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The Pros and Cons of allowing tenants to change energy provider

As a landlord, there are many details to manage to ensure your investment is running as it should and generating the expected returns, while also providing your tenants with a habitable, safe and secure home. One of the last things on many landlords’ mind are energy suppliers and where everything is running well, changing that supplier is often a job they can’t face or don’t consider to be necessary.

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