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13

Jun

Renovating a Home to Sell On

Posted on 13th June 2014  |   Add a comment

Renovating a Home to Sell On

When property investors buy a home with the intention of renovating it and selling it on for profit, there are various steps they must take to make the project a success and ensure they can enjoy maximum profits when they eventually sell the home. Research stage Before contemplating what renovation work to undertake, carrying out adequate research is imperative. This involves establishing...

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11

Apr

Improve rather than move with the help of Architect in the House

Posted on 11th April 2013  |   Add a comment

Improve rather than move with the help of Architect in the House

TV architect George Clarke is offering Northern Ireland homeowners a unique opportunity to improve their home by signing up to Architect in the House 2013. The scheme matches homeowners with local RSUA (Royal Society of Ulster Architects), while raising money for local charity Housing Rights Service. New research has shown that nearly two-thirds of homeowners have lived in the same home...

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29

Aug

Weekend Workout!

Posted on 29th August 2012  |   Add a comment

Weekend Workout!

Decorating your home can seem like a massive undertaking, but there are simple ways to revamp and reinvigorate your environment quickly and effectively. A rejuvenated room is well worth the investment in terms of sale potential and personal comfort; you’ll see that the effort involved in spending as little as a weekend working on your property will shine through! Plus...

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7

Aug

Let it Shine! Solar Water Heating For Your Home

Posted on 7th August 2012  |   Add a comment

Let it Shine! Solar Water Heating For Your Home

Ireland actually enjoys a very healthy amount of solar radiation, not unlike that of the South of England, so what do you need to know to retrofit a solar thermal system in your home? With passive houses becoming ever more popular and a greatly increased awareness of the value of ‘free’ energy, as well as grants to encourage you to take...

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18

Jul

Serial building

Posted on 18th July 2012  |   Add a comment

Serial building

Having designed, managed and completed four one-off houses in County Down, Stephen Montgomery decided it was time to tackle a renovation project. This time he took on the challenge of upgrading and extending his in-laws’ bungalow to house three generations under the same roof – the results are spectacular. To view a video of the renovated property, please follow this link.

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