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Eight important life admin jobs for house buyers

With all the excitement of buying a new home, it’s easy to forget about the small yet important jobs that need to be done ahead of moving day. To help,...

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Classic, timeless and never boring. A neutral colour pallet will not only stand the test of time, but can create a luxury feel in any room. Variety is key when it comes to this popular but minimalist pallet, so get ready to embrace mix and match textures, seasonal motifs and...

Credit scores can be a mystery for would-be homeowners. From credit cards to utility bills, it’s a financial minefield that can confuse even the most organised saver. Those with no credit cards and no debt are burdened by no credit history, whilst others have been burnt with late payments from...

We believe in handing you the keys to a house that is ready to move into without having to stump up a chunk of extra money to get the finish you are happy with. Our standard specification has knocked the socks off two of our recent customers. Joe Edwards (24)...

Supercharge your decor this season with a stunning and captivating feature wall! From sizzling metallics to industrial cladding, our team is giving you the inside scoop on creating the perfect feature wall, in just five easy steps. Step One: The Perfect Spot Any wall can be transformed into a spectacular...

Almost one quarter* of UK first time buyers saved a home deposit in just 12 months! Last month we surveyed the nation’s homeowners to discover the savvy saving secrets that are helping younger buyers onto the property ladder… and they didn’t disappoint. So, if you’re tired of throwing away money...

We’re not ones to blow our own trumpet here at Countryside, but we’ve got something we’re extremely proud of that we want to share with you. The homes we build are nothing short of spectacular, from our beautifully crafted streets with mature landscaping to the carefully designed look of our...

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How many of you have ‘checked-in’ on Facebook as soon as you reach the airport or your tropical holiday destination? Probably most as Facebook say the UK’s major airports are the amongst the most popular locations used to let friends and family know where you are. But have you ever...

Many house hunters often fall in love with their dream home a little earlier than they had planned and some had no intention of moving at all, but then BAM; a casual afternoon spent property window shopping changes it all. Panic ensues as the heart overrules the head and the...

Recent years have seen a real shift in home design - from layouts to landscaping, new build housing is at an all time design high. At the helm of this revolution? Millennials. Fuelled by Help to Buy, millennials - those born between 1981 and 1997 - are not only stepping...

Are you a first time buyer? We’re giving away £100 shopping spends to one very lucky house hunter! Simply complete our free survey by 14.08.17 for a chance to win. Good luck!

Stay one step ahead of the style game with an exclusive look at the key AW17/18 home interior trends that are guaranteed to transform your home for maximum impact, but with minimal effort. Giving us the inside scoop is interior designer Katie Barrett from The Design House Manchester. Playful Pairings...