Tentative signs of improvement in affordability of property this summer

The average asking price of newly marketed properties dropped in August by 1.9 per cent to £364,895. This is the biggest drop in asking prices at this time of year since 2018, outpacing the average drop of 0.9 per cent in August’s traditional summer slowdown. The much larger than usual price drop this month indicates […]

Generation Boomerang – living in harmony with your adult children

With soaring costs of living and property prices, it is well documented that more and more grown-up children are having to move back home. But how are both parents and their adult off-spring coping with the changes that brings? According to new research from Capital One UK, approximately one in five (17 per cent) of […]

Home grown – which veg to grow to reduce your shopping bill

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] With increases in the cost of living and everyone trying to cut costs where they can, many are turning to growing their own fruit and veg at home in pots, containers and gardens. There is not always space at a rental home for a sizeable vegetable plot but many of the foods that can […]