03 December 2014

Quirky Christmas Decoration Ideas

Thanks to the fun and wacky world of Pinterest, here are some unusual and quirky ideas for decorating your home for Christmas this year.

05 November 2014

Treehouses: The Latest Holiday Rental Trend

People usually associate treehouses with play dens for children.  However, people with land to spare are discovering that they make highly profitable holiday homes.

A recent article by the Telegraph stated that adding a treehouse to your property could raise its value and quoted a couple who had built two treehouses on their land to rent out to holiday makers.  

23 April 2014

How to Build a Fire Pit in Your Outdoor Space

It is a great thing to be able to relax outdoors in front of a real fire (especially in the colder months!), and with a fire pit you have a safe and easy way to do so.  Fire pits are perfect for relaxing in the evenings, having friends over and enjoying the outdoors when the weather gets a little chilly.

20 March 2014

Do You Live Alone Or Have A Spare Room?

If you have a spare room to share, you might consider renting it out; or if you live alone, you might think about renting out your whole flat while away.  You can turn a pretty profit off your extra space or absence.

In the UK, you’re even allowed to earn up to £4,250 of tax-free income in this manner.

10 February 2014

Ways to Make Your Home Greener

There are loads of ways to improve energy efficiency, decrease energy use and make your home greener, and many of them are simple and cheap. 

This guide explores low cost / no cost methods, as well as investment ideas.

07 January 2014

How to Promote Your Holiday Rental

You’ve put a lot of effort into creating a cosy and comfortable home away from home for travellers, but the hard part is just starting - ensuring that your holiday rental gets booked.

Here are a few useful ideas on how to promote your vacation property.