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Super Fast House Sales – London Property Prices Soar

A property in London now costs around 100% more than other major towns and cities in the UK. While the gap has always been fairly wide, building society nationwide claim this is the widest  bridge since property data was first collected in the 1970s. The difference between the average home in London and outside the capital is now around £180,000. The average gap over the years has been around 40%. Nationwide also claims that prices in London are around 18% over the beginning of 2013. This is around twice the…

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Create Maximum Space in Small Apartments

In many cities, small apartments are the norm; maximizing space in a small apartment can be very challenging, but not impossible. Small Apartments Crave Sunlight and Open Space Small spaces need lots of light: Allow plenty of sunlight into the apartment through open windows, skylights, open doors etc. Use light and airy curtains that provide privacy without inhibiting the sunlight from the room. This will make the apartment feel airy and even appear larger in size. Nothing is worse than a small, cramped dark space! Create separation of space. Use…

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Featured Property 

Drab Boring Bathroom? Spice It Up With a Freestanding Bath

It’s amazing that despite the harsh economic times that we are living in these days, many homeowners are doing more and more home improvements, and working on their houses every weekend or so. Freestanding baths are among the topmost installations for bathroom makeovers that are sought after now; especially among newly-weds or couples wishing to relax in a hot bath together, according to my brother-in-law who works for a firm of plumbers in Fulham (http://www.touchstoneplumbers.co.uk/plumbers-in-fulham/). Installing a freestanding bath might seem complicated at first but after some careful reading, most…

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Featured Home Improvements 

Simplify Home Remodelling

Home remodeling can be stressful but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some easy tips to improve the quality of a home remodeling project. Now is an ideal time to remodel. Contractors are hungry for work and competitive with their bids. Costs for materials are down. Right now homeowners can get a sweet deal on a room addition, kitchen remodel or new master bathroom with savings of 25 to 30 percent over last years bids. But, all this opportunity can be lost if proper preparation falls through the cracks.…

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Finding Caribbean Jobs

The BVI’s are a popular island destination in the Caribbean. If you are looking to move to the Caribbean and need a job, or if you are interested in a job for the season, or a more permanent post with a view to moving there later; there are several options open to you. Within the Caribbean are all the islands you’ve heard about; Cayman, British Virgin Islands, Turks and Caicos, Bermuda, Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, plus hundreds more you probably have not heard of at all. Average temperatures there are…

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Expats Returning Home

The End of Expatriate Life Can Lead to Re-Entry Shock When I worked here, I met dozens of people who moved to Spain, but for one reason or another later chose to return to the UK. I was surprised to find that repatriating expats often find that going home is harder than they expected. These tips for avoiding reverse culture shock may make readjusting easier: A move overseas sometimes leaves expatriates grappling with culture shock as they attempt to come to terms with their new cultural environment. The intensity of…

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Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Tips for First Time Home Buyers : Some Recommended Steps to Take Before Purchasing a House Buying a first home can quickly become overwhelming if one is not prepared, so it is good to have local agents on hand and builders to help you. Follow the steps below before making the leap toward home ownership. 1 Get a Free Credit Report Online Before starting a house hunt, one must know his or her credit score. A good credit score translates into a low interest rate on a home loan, and this…

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Designer Lashes are a Lifesaver

Last week I spent some precious time and money on a full set of eyelash extensions in London, and it was the best thing I ever did. It took all of my patience to sit still as my beautiful new lashes were attached one by one to individual natural lashes, but it really was worth the time and effort. If you would like an appointment, you can contact by email or phone. I now have beautiful long thick lashes that need no attention from me at all, so I save…

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