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UK Housing Market Prices

Week on week the UK House prices are changing. This week UK homes and average house prices topped £250,000. The head of research for Zoopla says “Buyer demand remains high but there are now signs that market is softening, and price growth is set to slow -we expect +3% price growth by the end of 2022”. What does this mean if you’re looking to sell? If you have...

Update on UK Housing Market

With the squeeze on energy prices, food bills and other services are we likely to see a pinch in the market? The UKs annual inflation rate reaches 6.2% earlier this year which lead to panic among home owners and caused them to reassess their own mortgage needs. The Bank of England has also given indication this number is likely to increase to 10%.  Whilst it is fair to...

A Beginners Guide to a Wildlife Friendly Garden

This year, our attention as a business is very much focused around Wildlife. So this is anther nature base blog on the different ways you can increase the wildlife in your back garden. One of the easiest ways to increase wildlife in the back garden is to leave your grass area free from mowing. No Mow May is an initiative set up to give your grass a break from mowing, this gives wildlife, insect and...

Reduce your energy bills.

On April 1 2022 the UK energy cap is set to increase for approximately 22 million people. The increase is due to the record high in global gas prices with wholesale prices quadrupling. The price cap was introduced in January 2019 with the idea of keeping energy prices at a fair value. Twice a year Ofgem - the company that regulates energy in Great Britain - will reasses the fair market value of...

Why move to Weymouth…

Thinking of moving to Weymouth? This blog covers the range of reasons to move to this sunny area of Dorset. Weymouth town center is set just seven miles South of the county town of Dorchester. Considered a gem to be found along the Jurassic Coast this town offers sandy beaches, period harbour and picturesque coastlines. With a population of Weymouth is just slightly shy of 70,000 which makes it the...

Inflation in Taxes and House Prices

In the last couple of years we have seen a jump in house prices, aside from Covid-19 having an impact, inflation has also had a role to play in the hike in prices.  What is inflation? Inflation, in short, is the cost of goods increasing either monthly or annually. Whilst this may not be noticeable on a monthly basis this can have an impact on our affordability in the long run.  How is this...

2022: Our Pledge.

This year our goal is not only to provide excellent service to all but also to look at how we, as a business, can provide a more sustainable approach to how we work. So you may have already of seen our social media posts our tree planting that Kathryn did in January. If you didn't already know, our goal is to plant a tree for every property we get past exchange.  Why is this important to us? Trees...

Different Ways to Use Bicarbonate of Soda.

Bicarbonate of Soda or Baking Soda makes for an incredible environmental and economically friendly alternative to other commercial cleaning products. Bicarbonate of soda is a natural deodorizer and abrasive; which is great for odour absorption and scrubbing.  Together with vinegar they react to create carbon dioxide. The reaction of the two, combined with the fizzing can be found useful break up and...

Building a Wildlife Friendly Garden

With such a high demand for housing, thousands of wildlife spots are being destroyed for new homes to be built. Creating a wildlife friendly garden doesn't necessarily mean that we have to let the garden grow out of control. Instead all you need to do is implement a few different habitats and nature will come.  Habitats Wildlife thrives in many different environments. One of the best ways to...

February Half Term Ideas

We have compiled a list of businesses or events taking place in Dorset that will engage your children through the February Half Term. These can be educational, fun and family enjoyment. Sea Life Center, Weymouth - This is a great attraction to keep the kids busy and learning during February Half term. There are also other businesses locally which are great for kids such as gokarting and Sandworld....

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