Your mantelpiece is the focal point of your room, so why not make a feature out of it? You can buy Christmas garlands but it’s easy to make an amazing one of your own that will really add to the Christmas look in your living area.Read more
Do you have masses of guests round on Christmas Day and throughout the festive season? Or are your festive celebrations are on a smaller scale? Regardless of the number of people joining you over the holiday season, you will hopefully be tucking in to a delicious Christmas dinner and other special meals with family and friends. For that extra festive feel, why not follow our top tips on how to make your table extra special this year and take a look at the accompanying video.Read more
The Chancellor’s Autumn Spending Review contained a great deal that is of interest to us and it is generally very supportive of our efforts to increase housebuilding activity and to work with local authorities to meet their housing challenges.Read more
Since it was introduced in 2013, Help to Buy has provided the largest single boost from the Government to the housing market and first time buyers in particular. With plans for a London Help to Buy scheme announced in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement last week and the Help to Buy ISA launching this week, there is increasing help for aspiring homebuyers to get on the property ladder.Read more
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