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How Will Cheshire Homes Look in 2050?

Star Trek fans, look away now. “It’s a home, Jim, but not as we know it.” The original phrase (we’ve replaced life with a home) didn’t even feature in the popular sci-fi show, apparently, but we’re digressing. If you’re interested in what life will be like in the homes of 2050, keep reading. A report […]

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Houseplants: How to Create a Green Sanctuary in Your Cheshire Home

This three-minute read looks at the benefits of cultivating houseplants and how to get started. Houseplants add colour and freshness to work and living spaces – and deliver a host of health benefits. As this week is Houseplant Week UK, let’s look at the do’s and don’ts of cultivating indoor plants. Reasons to green your […]

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How Homeowners Can Beat the Blue Monday Moods

In this two-minute read, we share how homeowners thinking of selling can avoid feeling down in the dumps on the year’s most depressing day. Next Monday is, according to social scientists, the most depressing day on the calendar. It even has a name. Such is the doom and gloom attached to it – Blue Monday. […]

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How Cheshire Residents Can Save on Energy Costs

This two-minute read looks at how to trim down your energy bills. Householders were hit with budget-busting energy price hikes in 2021 – a trend that looks set to continue well into the new year. Here are some ways to claw back some cash on your heating bills and help the environment at the same […]

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New year, new move

The new year encourages many of us to make positive changes in our lives. A popular choice is pledging to do more exercise, while some people might decide to learn a new skill. But if you were one of the many sellers who put their home on the market last year and you haven’t yet […]

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Shhh… Get Rid of Unwanted Christmas Gifts Without Anyone Finding Out

In this two-minute read, we give you our best ideas for unloading your unwanted socks, smellies & slippers. Now we’ve all eaten our weight in turkey, pulled some crackers, and snoozed in front of the TV, it’s time for the great post-Christmas tidy-up. The first place to start (once all that wrapping paper has been […]

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Thanks to All of Cheshire’s Christmas Heroes

In this two-minute read, we say a big thank you to those in Cheshire who are working or volunteering during the Christmas period. It’s the night before Christmas, and excitement is reaching fever pitch among children (and adults, some of our team included). But let’s also spare a thought and share some gratitude for the […]

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The Rise in Popularity of Multigenerational Living in Cheshire

In this three-minute read, we explore the growing trend of multigenerational living. Remember when you were younger and you couldn’t wait to move out of your parents’ house, rent your own place and live independently? Well, times are a-changin’, and being an adult with your own bills, mortgage payments, and countless other expenses has lost […]

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Common Reasons Some Properties Can’t Be Mortgaged

In this two-minute read, we look at reasons why a property may be classified as unmortgageable. Selling a property can be tricky at the best of times, but when a property is deemed unmortgageable things can get complicated. ‘Unmortgageable’ means lenders won’t allow a potential buyer to borrow the money they need to buy a […]

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How Shoppers in Cheshire Can Support Local Businesses This Christmas

In this two-minute read, we look at why it’s so important and enjoyable to buy from local, independent stores. Tomorrow, Saturday 4 December, is national Small Business Saturday. The campaign, which was begun by American Express, is in its ninth year and has grown steadily. In 2020, a record £1.1 billion was spent with small […]

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