DIY Project – How to repoint brickwork

Another excellent article from our friends at Eurofit Direct on their blog Fit For Purpose. Difficulty – Intermediate Duration – a weekend (depending on the area you’re repointing) However good the brick layer was; at some stage the mortar on your home or wall will begin to age. Which isn’t necessarily a bad thing, however at some stage the...

Post date Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:18

DIY Project – How to repoint brickwork

Another excellent article from our friends at Eurofit Direct on their blog Fit For Purpose. Difficulty – Intermediate Duration – a weekend (depending on the area you’re repointing) However good the brick layer was; at some stage the mortar on your home or wall will begin to age. Which isn’t necessarily a bad thing, however at some stage the...

Post date Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:08

Trinny & Susannah pair up with Jeremy Clarkson to open online estate agency

Fashion duo Trinny & Susanna have made an unlikely pairing with Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson to open up an online estate agent. The name of the website is unknown yet, but there are rumours surfacing about it being called "Top House". The launch is set to be in Clarkson's home town of Doncaster later on Thursday where he and the couple of...

Post date Tue, 04/01/2014 - 08:17

New property news site announced!

Happy to see Ros Renshaw back in action at her new site www.propertyindustryeye.com       

Post date Wed, 03/19/2014 - 08:53

The Home of Tomorrow... Today!

Our friends at Eurofit Direct have provided us with this article, taken from their excellent blog Fit For Purpose : Welcome to the home of tomorrow…today! Stop living in the past – the future is finally here, and with it, a host of advanced home gadgets and technology have arrived, promising to make our domestic lives easier, smarter and more...

Post date Tue, 03/18/2014 - 10:39

25 years of the Internet, Estate Agents and Online Agents

Today is the 25th anniversary of the Internet (as we know it) and over the last decade, the Internet has seeped into that bedrock of the UK economy: the housing market. A group of growing and mostly profitable websites have sprung up to help guide consumers through what in many cases will be the largest and most nerve-wracking transaction of their...

Post date Wed, 03/12/2014 - 11:43

Pancake Day recipe for estate agents...

Happy Pancake Day, or if you know it by its more official name, Messy Kitchen Day. Whether you put lemon, sugar, syrup or jam on your pancakes, or if you’re a complete lunatic and put fruit, chocolate and (dare I say it) meat on them, you need to have the perfect pancake mix. Now, I know you property professionals out there barely have time to...

Post date Tue, 03/04/2014 - 08:21

Scottish independence? What about Yorkshire?!

What with the cries from the north for Scottish independence and mumblings through pasty-filled mouths from the south-west for Cornish independence, it seems like nobody wants to be governed by London any more. I can’t think why not. Regardless, after doing some digging I found a group of lesser-known campaigners who are keeping a close eye on how...

Post date Thu, 02/27/2014 - 15:09

Sorry Piers Morgan

       

Post date Tue, 02/25/2014 - 10:20

Sink Holes: What are they and is my house going to disappear down one?

(WARNING: Educational piece) Maybe you've seen one on the news recently: a giant yawning hole in the road, swallowing an unfortunate car that was in the wrong place when the Earth opened up without warning. Or maybe you were on holiday in Yorkshire and saw one of the country's beautiful cenotes, or water-filled pools, surrounded by verdant green...

Post date Wed, 02/19/2014 - 13:17

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