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Top 5 Small Studio Apartment Design Tips

Studio apartments can be tough to live in if you don’t have the right design sensibility. Having too much will reduce the space even further. Having too little can make it look sparse and uninviting. Plus, we usually have a lot of stuff, from our clothing to our hardware supplies to our important files – we need to find a place to put everything so it’s not all over the place.... ❯❯❯

Why Every Home Should Have A Futon

Futons are comfortable and affordable alternatives to your typical home sofa, and they’ve always remained a popular choice for furniture for small living rooms or spare bedrooms. The futons you see nowadays are the modern version, adapted from the original design first created in Japan. The first ever futons were stuffed with synthetic materials and cotton, and were not made to be permanent... ❯❯❯

Common HVAC Issues in Older Apartment Buildings

Is your apartment making you sick? If you are getting headaches and feeling nauseous it could be because you have mold or other allergens in your older apartment’s HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system. Many older apartments have, you guessed it, older heating and air conditioning systems – and you are lucky if you get a ventilation system that can adequately clear... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Turning Your Apartment Into a Vacation Rental

With websites like Airbnb making it easier than ever for people to earn some passive income from a property they’re not currently using as a primary residence, there’s no reason you shouldn’t turn your apartment into a vacation rental. Not only can you add some extra cash to your coffers, but you can provide an affordable option to weary travelers looking to have the... ❯❯❯

Different Flats for Different People

As a landlord it is very important to know who your target audience are, why they are your target audience and how you can maximise your appeal to them. To start thinking about this, consider the location of your property. Do a bit of research. Start with some online searches of the area and then take a walk around the streets, local communal areas and public spaces. Questions to try and answer... ❯❯❯

A Guide to Choosing Landlords Insurance

Most people have some kind of home insurance. How comprehensive this insurance is will entirely depend on your needs. Some people opt for full coverage of both their property and their contents, whilst others will choose one or the other. Insurance needs will vary from person to person; the type, size, value and location of your property will all play a role in determining what kind of cover is... ❯❯❯

5 Tips to Help You Transition From a Large Home to a Tiny Apartment

Moving from one home to another always takes a bit of an adjustment. Packing and shipping everything is stressful, and if you’re headed to an unfamiliar town or even across state lines, it can take you several months to start feeling comfortable again. But if you’re making the transition from a full-sized home into a much smaller apartment, those reverse growing pains will be intense.... ❯❯❯

Top 5 Warm and Inviting Bathroom Design Ideas

If you’d like to spend a bit of time and money redecorating one of the rooms in your home, you might want to consider starting with the bathroom. Although the kitchen gets more foot traffic and the bedroom requires a design that creates relaxation, it’s the bathroom that often needs the most help. This forgotten space is one of the key factors in home prices. The bathroom is also used... ❯❯❯

Landlords: How to Find the Right Conveyancer

Finding the right conveyancer is crucial for a smooth, quick and stress free purchase of property. It is even more vital when you are trying to buy property to let it out, as you want to be able to get someone in as soon as you can. Follow these tips and you’ll be able to find a conveyancer who’ll deliver a great service. Shop Around Never ever go for the first quote that you get.... ❯❯❯

Rental Income Properties

Anybody that has ever considered purchasing a property with the intent to rent it out to generate income would be advised to do a lot of research before moving ahead with the plan. While it can be a lucrative investment opportunity it is a business and therefore cannot be approached the same way as typical home ownership. The very first question to be answered is can you afford the bank payment if... ❯❯❯