The First Time Buyers’ Guide to the Property Market

Buying your first home is a landmark moment in life. But how can you avoid the potential pitfalls along the way? If you're thinking of taking your first step onto the property ladder there's a lot to think about. What sort of home are you looking for? Will you be able to get a mortgage? How much can you afford? It's easy to feel pressured into making a quick decision especially with builders, mortgage lenders and even the government eager to get you to buy. But it's important to take a step back Read more [...]


Home means lots of things to different people: somewhere we live and can be ourselves and somewhere to share with family and friends. For most of us it means somewhere for a safe and peaceful sleep. And to enjoy that sleep, we should choose the best bed linen we can afford. Duvets and sheets: what type of fabric? There are a range of fabrics to choose from when selecting duvets and sheets, with cotton being the most popular for bedroom linen. Cotton is a soft and breathable fabric available in Read more [...]