If you are thinking of downsizing your property, you are probably wondering how you will fit all of your possessions into your new smaller home. All of us accumulate belongings over the years – and if the thought of sifting through it all makes you uneasy, here are my nine practical and effective steps to decluttering before you downsize:Read more
As autumn sets in, the days get shorter and Christmas is round the corner, it is time to create a cosy and welcoming atmosphere in our homes. Here are some top tips from Suna Interior Design on how to use current interior design trends to achieve a chic but homely look that will keep the chill off as the nights draw in.Read more
Moving house is a big step for everyone involved, especially your children. Moving from familiarity to the unknown may be daunting for your little (or not so little) ones, but don’t let that put a downer on the move. I’ve moved twice with my young family and whilst it’s been made easier by staying in the same area, here are my nine simple steps to take when helping your children adjust to life in their new family home.Read more
If you are thinking about buying a new home, you mustn’t forget the all-important details to look out for! Everyone’s requirements are different, whether it’s a spacious garden, plenty of storage space, a quiet neighbourhood, or a thriving community, but here are my top tips everyone can keep in mind when looking around a new home.Read more
As the industry gathers to celebrate this year’s UK Construction Week (6 – 11 October), the achievements of the sector remains somewhat overshadowed by the skills shortage. As housebuilding production levels continue to improve, the demand for a more skilled and diverse workforce is increasing.Read more
So autumn is now with us although with all this lovely sunshine perhaps it does not feel like it just yet! Although it may feel like all your hard work during the summer in the garden should be tailing off as we enter autumn, there is still much to be done to keep your garden looking great.Read more
Here you’ll find property related blog articles from the team at Countryside as well as independent experts. Expect regular tips and advice on topics such as buying a new home, interior and landscape design, setting up home, mortgages and finance, plus articles on architecture, the property market, regeneration and more.