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Making your home elderly-friendly

Making your home elderly-friendly

Picture source: Evening Standard Multigenerational living is on the rise. Higher house prices, longer lifespans and increasing care costs mean more people are choosing to move mum or dad into their home. We can see the appeal, it’s an opportunity to re-connect and share new experiences with […]

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The tiny house movement that’s taking over the UK

The tiny house movement that’s taking over the UK

Growing up, the dream was a house in the country complete with huge garden and pool. Then reality (and adulthood) hits and you can barely afford your weekly shop, let alone London rent or the laughable idea of owning your own place. As home ownership becomes more […]

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Corrie or Emmerdale? Important questions to ask before moving an elderly parent in

Corrie or Emmerdale? Important questions to ask before moving an elderly parent in

Love them or loath them, you only get one family and as parents get older, the time may come when roles reverse. Making the decision to move an older family member into your home can be one of the toughest in your life. These questions are a […]

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Important things to remember when you move house – the story of a house mover

Important things to remember when you move house – the story of a house mover

Do you still remember the last time you moved out? I do! And I remember one thing: it all comes down to organization… and the right packing material! At a certain stage in life, we all are confronted with moving out. As for me, my husband and I […]

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Joining the Expat Pack: 5 things you need to know

Joining the Expat Pack: 5 things you need to know

More than 5 million people born in the UK have emigrated. A quarter have been lured by the pull of year round BBQs, sunshine and scary spiders in Australia, whilst a large share of the remainder have fled to the USA, Spain and France. It may be […]

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Tips for moving home, by a serial home mover – a guest post by Extraordinary Chaos

Tips for moving home, by a serial home mover – a guest post by Extraordinary Chaos

You have signed on the dotted line and are moving again. I say again because we have moved home 8 times in 20 years. Why? Looking back I ask myself the same question. At first they were aspirational moves, bigger house, better area but then it became […]

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Mind the gap: preparing for an adult gap year

Mind the gap: preparing for an adult gap year

Grown-up gap years have become popular with mid-career professionals, tired of the daily grind. With long hours, cramped commutes and soggy Pret sandwiches for lunch, picking up and leaving it all behind can seem rather tempting. But taking a career break as an adult can be tricky. […]

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Ten things nobody tells you before you move in with your other half

Ten things nobody tells you before you move in with your other half

So you’ve made the decision to move in together. It’s probably been on the cards for a while and now you’re finally embarking upon a new chapter. Living under the same roof is exciting for many reasons; picking out furniture together, cooking romantic meals and the fact […]

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Dealing with downsizing: leaving the family home

Dealing with downsizing: leaving the family home

Whether it’s because the kids have left home, retirement is looming or to raise some extra finances, there often comes a time when we have to wave goodbye to the family home. Times of change can be tough, and that’s completely normal. If you’ve lived in a […]

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11 things to consider when buying a property

11 things to consider when buying a property

Let’s face it, buying a home is a huge commitment, that’s why you want to make sure that it’s properly inspected and there’re no hidden flaws to it. But the truth is, even before thinking about the inspection report, you should already make a check list of […]

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