The practical approach to kitting out rental properties

  Rental properties can represent a great investment, but there are plenty of pitfalls to avoid if you’re to make your real estate ventures a success. For example, when it comes to kitting out the apartments or houses, it’s really important that you adopt a practical approach. Remember, you’re not decorating and furnishing the premises for yourself. Instead, the products and...

UK Tourist Arrivals Set To Fuel Lanzarote Property Sales

  Property professionals in Lanzarote are basking in the news that tourism is on the up on this popular holiday island once more, thanks to an upsurge in arrivals from key markets such as the UK and Eire.  With many local agents, such as Sonia Vargas of Optima Estates, expecting this to drive demand for good quality holiday homes in key resorts on the island such as Playa Blanca and Puerto...

Super Effective Modern Water Boilers for the Home

  Anytime you have an office, or a break room, sometimes people want instant hot water. Let’s face it the hot water from the tap just does not get hot enough sometimes. You may need it for a cup of noodles or bag of tea, or coca if the weather is cold enough. For these times you just can’t get the needed heat from the tap, so the next best option is boil the water in a micro wave. The...

Motorized Blinds: Privacy and Light Control Made Easy

Blinds are among the top treatments of choice by many homeowners. Aside from being durable and inexpensive, they are also appropriate for rooms where privacy is a prime concern, such as a bedroom or bathroom. They also offer sufficient protection from bright sunlight, which is especially beneficial for south-facing rooms that frequently receive the most sunlight. One common complaint...

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The five best places to own a second home around Christmas

While it’s not a new observation, it’s true to say that Christmas is a very special time. There’s something about it that brings people together, heals rifts and emphasises the value of family and friends. Not to mention the sack-loads of presents. Be that as it may, many people complain about the tedium of the festive period; how each year is the same, how uninspiring it is to be...

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3 essential tools for DIY fanatics and trade pros

Most guys have a range of home power tools lying around their garages, but when it comes to investing in some professional-grade power tools, careful consideration needs to be made. Often costing considerably more than conventional DIY tools, professional tools by brands such as Worx tools, Bosch and DeWalt provide the comfort, quality and durability needed for tools being used day in, day out. So what...

Top 5 Celebrity Palaces

Celebrities are often known for their fast cars, nice clothes, and great homes. Some of them can even be called modern day royalty. Of course, any royal is in need of some royal digs. So here are the top 5 celebrity estates that look more like royal palaces! Tina Knowles   Beyonce Knowles bought her mother a home earlier this year after her parents' parting of ways. After Tina put her former...

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Celebs Harry Styles, Bieber, Lohan & Latiffah Party Houses

If there's one thing that celebrities love, it's out of control parties. If there's one thing they can afford, it's lavish pads. Here's a look at some of the best celebrity party houses. Whether they're using them for partying specifically, I think we can all agree that we'd love to throw an absolute rager in these celebrity homes.   Queen Latifah   Queen Latifah is a legend. And like many...

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Cutting Costs: 8 Ways to Save Money on Your Homes Energy Bill

The costs associated with buying a new home aren’t exclusive to just the structure itself. Once you move in, there are plenty of other expenses to worry about. Although some of these are inevitable and uncontrollable, you do have a direct effect in how high your utility bill is. With that said, here are seven ways to save money on your home’s energy bill. Invest in Ceiling and Window...

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Best Celebrity Break Up Real Estate

Dismantling a former love nest can be difficult for any couple. Real Estate is a tough subject to tackle in the midst of a breakup--especially for celebrities who have spent millions on lavish digs. So what are the best celebrity break up homes?   Heidi Klum and Seal   Some could call this the house that Project Runway built. Seal and Heidi bought their French style villa in Beverly Hills in...

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