5 plants that are good for your health to have at home
Adding plants to your home doesn't just make your living spaces feel more welcoming - choosing the right plants can also make your home healthier.
summer heatwave 23/07/2019
How to keep your home cool in the summer heatwave
Whilst a heatwave with temperatures of 30 degrees might seem appealing when you're lying on a sun-soaked beach with the occasional dip in the ocean, it does not have quite the same appeal when you're stuck on the Tube or back in your flat, sans pool. If London does get the imminent heatwave we've been promised, then take a look at our handy guide to keeping your home as cool as possible all summer long.
To furnish or not to furnish?
The number of properties let part or fully furnished across England and Wales is increasing, accounting for 31% of properties let over the past year, up 3% year on year. Twice as many furnished apartments are let in comparison to houses.
Average contribution from the Bank of Mum and Dad increases
The total value of lending by the so-called 'Bank of Mum and Dad' is expected to reach £6.3 billion in 2019 - half a billion higher than in 2018. Lending at that volume will make it the UK's 11th largest mortgage lender.
Rents rising at their highest rate in 18 months
At 1.3%, annual rental price growth across the UK in the year to May is at its highest level in 18 months, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics.
Turn down the heating and help the environment
More and more people across the UK are beginning to support the initiative to cut emissions to almost zero by 2050. What most people don't realise is that this can easily be reached by something as simple as turning down the heating and wearing more clothes indoors.
Don’t miss out on the summer selling season
The summer period is the busiest in the year for selling homes. If you've been holding off because of Brexit, now is the perfect time to market your home.
Flying the nest
Young people are 'flying the nest' later and later. To try and understand why we've taken a look at some of the key statistics below.
Cut the commute
If you live and work in a city there's almost one topic of conversation that comes up time and time again: your commute. More and more people are venturing further afield to own or rent their dream home, but that often comes at a price - a longer and more expensive journey into the office.
Royal baby street names
Nothing sparks the nation's excitement quite like a royal baby. Whilst we await news of the imminent birth of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's first child, we thought we'd take a look at the most valuable potential royal baby names - in property terms.
Lettings Legislation Changes
The regulations around letting a property in the UK have changed considerably over the last 12 years. With the tenant fee ban coming into effect on 1st June 2019, we decided to look back at the key changes to lettings legislation that have been made in recent years.
Eco-friendly 23/04/2019
Eco-friendly cleaning for your home
Every day we're exposed to over 170 different chemicals, and that's not counting our commute home. For those of us that take the Tube, train or even drive to work, there's an even bigger barrage of chemicals and pollutants that are coming into contact with us on a daily basis. Whilst the extent of this exposure hasn't fully been explored, it can do no harm to revert back to more 'natural' cleaning solutions around the home, to help protect you and the planet. With this in mind we've put together some of our favourite tried and tested methods for cleaning  your home in the most natural way possible. 
coffee 08/04/2019
Best Cafés, Delis & Coffee Shops In East London
London has over 1,500 coffee shops, almost a third of the national total.  With this number set to increase over the next few years, we've curated a list of our favourite coffee shops in the bonafide home of independent coffee: East London. Whether you enjoy regular or decaf, sweetened or original, cow or plant milk... there's a coffee shop for everyone.