Characterised by modern design, smooth lines and colour, Habitat may have reached the end of the road, but we’re keen to celebrate its contribution to British dwellings with a look at some fantastic property interiors.
Yesterday’s press release from Countrywide entitled ‘UK rental market surges as buyers continue to face barriers’ is spot on with industry opinion. It is clear in its conclusion that today’s buoyant rental market is significantly bolstered by first time buyers’ difficulty in securing mortgage finance. However, we’re intrigued to hear from tenants themselves. Are affordability constraints really the only reason tenants rent, or are there more positive forces at work?
Well, this weekend certainly was a scorcher and some pundits were even speculating that this Sunday was the hottest since records began. Quite frankly who cares, it was hot hot hot and if there’s one thing us Brits like to do, it’s make the most of the sunshine. The only thing needed to make it a perfect summer is the chance to beat the heat and dive into a gloriously cool swimming pool.
It has been announced MPs have voted to increase women’s state pension age to 66 years old by 2020. Find out what this means for you and your pension.
The BMW 1-Series has emerged as arguably the best buy in the UK’s £30bn second-hand market, according to new research by Tesco Cars.
- ‘Niche’ cars hit mainstream success
- Only one Japanese model in top-10
Since 1970, revellers have been drawn to the fields of Worthy Farm the weekend after summer solstice to soak up contemporary music and performing arts at the world renowned Glastonbury Festival. As the festival kicks off today, pundits are watching the skies and the weather forecasts carefully, praying that we don’t have a wash out after last year’s heat wave. Glastonbury is the biggest festival of its kind in the world, bringing together almost 200,000 people to enjoy 800 live performances!
With more than 20 towns across the UK having applied for “city” status this year, it is obvious that the ‘city’ label still holds great prominence in the UK. For some, the kudos having of a home situated within a certified city’s limits is the only way to live. These urbanites enjoy the cut and thrust of being at the centre of the action and can often be seen to turn green at the mere suggestion of moving to a suburban semi in Surbiton. However, one person’s central based utopia is another’s urban hell. Although city slickers may get a buzz from constantly rubbing shoulders with everything hip and happening, others believe suburbia’s respectable distance from the bustle of city life make it the new place to be. So what’s your preference? A modern duplex in the heart of Manchester, or a cosy terrace with a decent garden in Barnet?
Here we look at the best UK city living has to offer:
As the action kicks off on Centre Court this week, Wimbledon is taken over by tennis aficionados, tourists, and not forgetting, the all important strawberries and cream. The yearly Championships held at the All England Club in Wimbledon is one of the most prestigious events in the sporting calendar, as well as being the oldest tennis tournament in history.
We are told from an early age to get into the habit of saving a bit of our income each month, but the high cost of living is making this hard to achieve in the current economic climate.
Take a look at some of the reasons why many people fail to save, and how these problems can be best overcome.
There are numerous credit cards circulating the market which offer consumers rewards for their spending, whether they are through discounts, a point’s scheme, or Airmiles.
Take a look at some of the best reward credit cards out there to find one that suits your spending habits so you can treat yourself to a meal out, or even a holiday.