Today’s Independence Day in America, which means our cousins across the pond will be celebrating in style. They might be celebrating their independence from us, but our countries have been cultural partners for generations. Nowadays American trends are making themselves felt in homes all across the UK. Here are just a few of the newest trends from the USA that are finding mainstream appeal on this side of the Atlantic.
Each month, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) department publishes property sales data, based on the number of transactions it receives Stamp Duty Tax on. In the latest report, which covers transactions made during May, the figures show the UK’s appetite for property purchases fell.
When you rent a property, either on your own or with other people, you will probably want to know that your personal possessions are protected. For this reason, it’s worth looking into tenant contents insurance.
Whether you’re buying or renting a new home, space is always a top priority. However, if a mansion is out of your budget, there are still ways to make the most of your home without it feeling too cluttered. A great way to utilise space more effectively is storage, and we’re not just talking about bulky cupboards and shelving either. Sometimes you want to hide stuff a little more or perhaps make a feature of it. So to help get your creative juices flowing, check out these handy storage hacks to make the most of your living spaces.
Just as the weather during June has been mixed, so has the property-related news across the UK. We’ve seen house prices rise, but transactions fall, BTL products surge to multi-year highs, even as concerns are raised that not all BTL investors fully understand the Tenant Fees Bill.