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Energy Saving Advice: Free Posters

Not switching the light off in the room you’ve just left.

Rushing out of the door and leaving your computer to put itself to sleep.

Leaving the air con on all night so it’s warm in the office the following morning.

We’re all guilty of forgetting to switch our various pieces of office equipment off at the end of the day. We’re also familiar with the sinking feeling that comes when the energy bill lands on your desk. Read more

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Top Tips for Moving to a New House

Relocating, whether it’s to just around the corner or to halfway across the planet, can often be a difficult and frustrating process. Leaving to one side the labyrinthine business of exchanging your property for another, there’s the arguably even more stressful process of packing up all your things and cramming them into the rear of a removal van.

Fortunately, there’s a sizeable body of wisdom concerning how best to approach the task. In this article, let’s look at some of the ways in which your packing process can be made as efficient as possible. Read more

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A Property Investment Glossary

Investing in property comes with a little bit of a learning curve. It’s not quite rocket science; success relies on instinct and experience just as much as it does technical knowledge. But at the same time, there are quite a few concepts that successful investors will need to wrap their heads around – and this means mastering a treasure-trove of arcane words and phrases. To avoid becoming ensnared in a bog of incomprehensible jargon, a little bit of preparation is warranted.

Fortunately, we’re here to lend a hand. Let’s run through some of the more common words and phrases you might encounter during your adventures in investment. You might refer to this glossary when you encounter some new and unusual term, or you might make an effort to commit them to memory. Read more

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Flipping Property: Who, What, and How?

Flipping is the practice of buying a property and then selling it almost immediately afterwards. It’s all that many investors are interested in – as it allows them to focus, single-mindedly, on bargain-hunting. If you lack the skills, resources or inclination to develop a property over a long period, then rapid-fire flipping may prove alluring.

This isn’t to say, however, that flipping property is easy. It demands distinct skills and resources. You’ll need, for example, an exhaustive knowledge of the market that can be drawn upon in an instant. This will ensure that you’re able to make informed decisions about what’s a good investment and what isn’t at the proverbial drop of a hat.

You’ll be able to use a combination of strategies to get the best from a flip. Let’s look at a few of them. Read more

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Unusual Places to Sell Your Home

keysWhen it comes to selling your home, selling fast is a dream come true for most people. But things don’t always go to plan when using conventional methods and your property can be advertised with agencies for months before any serious interest is generated. With that in mind, and technology right at forefront of our everyday lives, using other methods to advertise is becoming an increasingly easy thing to do, and if you’re willing to take on some of the admin work yourself and don’t mind arranging viewings, it can have a real impact.

Here we’re going to take a look at some of the alternative advertising methods available and how they can benefit you and the property you’re hoping to sell.

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