8 Ways to Add Value to your Home


You don’t have to be looking to sell your home to think about adding value to your property. There are big and small ways to boost how much your home is worth, and also make it a nicer place to be. Fix structural problems If you are looking to sell, then taking care of major structural issues such as a saggin…

Housing the younger generation


A report recently published by the National Housing Federation outlined that currently young people are trapped when it comes to buying a house, often living at home with their parents for longer, and not enough is being done to address the housing issues of future generations. In addition, not only is there a shortage…

Rural planning changes. Delight or disaster?


Conversion and renovation work may become more plentiful for MyBuilder users in the UK countryside, following the announcement of a consultation on re-defining permitted development when it comes to former agricultural buildings. The Minister of State for Decentralisation and Cities, Greg Clark, announced the consultat…

House prices make biggest fall in three years


Figures from Nationwide show that house prices have dropped 1.5% from June last year, the biggest fall in three years. The average house price is now £165,738. Prices fell by 1% in the UK in the last quarter, although prices in London were up 1% in the same period. The housing market remains somewhat static, but how d…