Why is Japanese Knotweed becoming a growing problem?

Japanese knotweed is a non-native plant introduced to Victorian England in early 19 th century. Happy marriage lasted for a hundred years and in the early 20 th century England noticed that Japanese knotweed was rather an unruly, dominant and invasive partner and the marriage...


How to save up to 60% of energy in your home for FREE?

Are you aware that you are entitled for a FREE Insulation Grant from Government ECO Scheme? The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a government scheme to obligate larger suppliers to deliver energy efficiency measures to domestic premises in Britain. The new obligation period...


How to make one of the biggest financial decisions in our lives easier?

Many of us aspire to own our own home but it is one of the biggest decisions and financial commitments that we will make in our lives. For this reason it is vitally important to seek impartial advice. There are hundreds of mortgage products on the market, so how do you choose...


Top Tips for Landlords and Tenants on Tenancy Deposit Protection

Deposit protection is important for tenants and landlords, benefiting both parties. Landlords of tenants in rented accommodation on an assured shorthold tenancy that began after 6th April 2007 must put the deposit into a government-backed tenancy deposit scheme. The landlord, or...


Is London affordable? The rise of rental prices

While the cost of living may be going down in London, the same cannot be said for the price of rent. Rent prices continue to rise in the capital. The north-west has seen a decrease in rental prices of 3.2%, but London has seen a converse 7.7% increase in the last year. While...


Keeping Your Home Free From Condensation and Mould

Condensation is on steep rise in private rented sector (PRS). The best example we all know is with cooking and bathing as there is an increased internal vapour. Later, however, the heat goes off, the walls will cool down but water vapour levels will take a lot longer to disappear...