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Mick Silver

Property Maintenance

Removal costs: average cost of home removals

You’ve spent ages reading the latest property news, listed your property with an estate agent, obtained energy performance certificate EPC quotes, liaised with a mortgage broker and chosen a property with a house price you can afford, and now the day to move house has nearly arrived. However, before you…
Mick Silver
26th February 2021
Buying Property

How to furnish your home on a budget (2021)

Covid-19 may have had an impact on the property market, but now that a coronavirus vaccine is on the horizon, more buyers are investing in their ideal property. If you’re about to move into your dream home, you’re almost certainly excited about choosing your home décor and picking out furniture.…
Mick Silver
24th February 2021
Property Maintenance

How loft insulation helps reduce heat loss

If you have studied GCSE physics, you'll know that 25% of the heat in your home is lost via its roof. With this in mind, finding ways to discover where heat is lost and improving your home’s insulation by stopping cold air from entering couldn’t be more important, especially if…
Mick Silver
22nd February 2021
DIY

What size skip do I need for a home renovation?

Whether you’re purchasing a new property or whether you’re keen to renovate your existing home to boost its value on the market, the question “what size skip do I need” is a common one. Even the smallest scale home renovation project will generate bags worth of waste, so knowing how…
Mick Silver
19th February 2021
Buying Property

Living in Stratford: Area guide, amenities & more

Once a rather run-down district of East London, Stratford has undergone a truly impressive transformation over the past few years. Once an area where only the disadvantaged came to live, Stratford London is now a thriving hub within easy reach of the heart of the city. Who would have thought…
Mick Silver
18th February 2021
Property Maintenance

Best flooring for your conservatory

Traditionally, a glass conservatory is a home extension that allows people to enjoy the sunlight while relaxing inside their home. These days conservatory prices are becoming more affordable, especially with the increase in conservatory finance options. This has led to conservatories increasingly being used as a room where families can…
Mick Silver
17th February 2021
Buying Property

When to instruct a solicitor when buying a house

If you're ready to move, you may be wondering when to instruct a solicitor when buying a house and the conveyancing process. Having a licensed conveyancer on board throughout the purchasing process couldn't be more critical, but when would be the perfect time to contact a legal professional? Read on…
Mick Silver
10th February 2021
Buying Property

Shared ownership pros and cons

Shared ownership properties represent an excellent way of getting onto the property ladder. Home ownership is one of the most freeing and financially rewarding purchases you'll make in your lifetime. With fees becoming more expensive, the shared ownership Government scheme is a great helping hand for millions of people. If…
Mick Silver
9th February 2021