The first mince pies are on the shelves already, and Christmas lists are being furtively built in the minds of your little ones. With the countdown to Christmas well and truly on, Principal Homebuyers thought we’d have a look back at all of the must-have toys from the 1980s to the present day… Read more
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
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
The first World Happiness Report was published in April 2012 and has been published once a year since this date. During it’s (so far) five-year run, Denmark has placed in the top three happiest countries in the world, and has held the top-spot a grand total of three times. In fact, the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, and Finland consistently dominate the top five in the report. In comparison, the UK ranks a lowly 19th…
So it begs the question; what are the Scandinavian countries doing?
Hygge. Read more
When 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.