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In this two-minute read, we look at ways you can go more organic at home. No pesticides, no chemicals, just some good old green-fingered fun! Did you know this month is Organic September? No? Well, now you do! So, what is it and how can you get involved?

Organic September is a month-long campaign all about raising awareness of organic products and the people and brands who sell them.

Grow your own

Whether you’ve got a big back garden or a windowsill, try growing your own veg or herbs. There are lots of DIY kits available and your food will taste better when you know you’ve grown it yourself.

In this three-minute read, we look at the critical role social media plays in reaching out to potential buyers. When choosing an estate agent, it pays to channel your inner Miss Marple or Sherlock Holmes and do a little online sleuthing.

As we all know, many estate agents are known for having the ‘gift of the gab’. You’d be hard-pressed to find one who doesn’t claim to have a strong community standing, good track record, and proven marketing formula.

In this three-minute read, we look at ways to avoid last-minute tantrums by starting your back-to-school prep now. It might seem premature to be talking about the schools going back, but let’s face it, September will be here before you know it.

And when it arrives, you’ll be punching the air at the prospect of your little darlings returning to the classroom after a seven-week break.

The last thing you (or they) will feel like doing is embarking on a mad dash for kit and caboodle the day before they go back.

So, here’s a helpful checklist for families.

In this three-minute read, we look at ways to present your property to achieve the best possible deal.

Presenting a home in its best light can significantly bump up the selling price and speed up the transaction. So why don’t all sellers dress their property for a successful sale?

Surprisingly, many people don’t change a thing before they put their home on the market (a decision that hits them in the back pocket). People who take this ‘warts and all’ approach to home-selling tend to fall into three categories.

In this two-minute read, we look at the advantages of buying a holiday rental property.

Planning a foreign holiday over the last two years has taken a lot of patience, caused a lot of frustration, and has seen lots of Brits opting for a staycation.

With amber and green lists changing frequently, mandatory PCR tests, and the dreaded threat of hotel quarantine, the demand for UK holiday rentals has gone through the roof. But are they really worth the investment?

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