Monthly Archives: November 2011

Eight Steps to Online Conveyancing

Buying a property can be extremely confusing, but the steps below should help you to break down exactly what needs to be done before those keys are in your hands. 1. Once you have told your estate agent that you … Continue reading

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What is the collective noun for lawyers?

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Boiler Alert!

With the heating on and hot water providing a much needed daily warm-up, this is the worst time of year for your boiler to break down.  Boiler cover could be essential to keep your heating ticking over until the Spring. … Continue reading

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Staging Your Home

“Staging” is the term used for making a home presentable to market.  You won’t necessarily need to replace furniture or redecorate your home, but there are several guidelines that can help your property garner interest from prospective buyers. – CLEAN! … Continue reading

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Shelter e-cards: Charitable and Eco-friendly

We often post about environmentally-friendly home tips and ways to keep yourself in accomodation.  This Christmas, why not combine the two with Shelter’s personalised domestic and corporate e-cards? Every two minutes, someone in the UK loses their home.  Shelter works … Continue reading

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Five Tips to a Smoover Mortgage

#1 – The Bigger The Downpayment, The Better Spending more now means throwing away less money later.  It might not be easy, but borrowing from the Bank of Mum and Dad might be the best option when you’re starting. #2 … Continue reading

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The Week in Property News

It seems that house prices are finally on the up – but rental prices will soon overtake them!  This article suggests that rental demand has certainly increased. The Eurozone issues mean that our housing market will remain unstable for the … Continue reading

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How To Prepare Your Home For Winter

We’re only weeks away from the shortest day of the year and across the UK people are really starting to feel the cold, with temperatures dipping down to 5c tonight in some parts of Scotland. Pull out the winter duvets, … Continue reading

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Student Insurance Infographic

Still confused by the various legal implications of independent university life?  This infographic from Endsleigh might help you to work out how important insurance is to you:  

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Moving Offices: How to plan and pack for a work move.

This week, the Smoover team are moving into new premises in Hailsham, East Sussex as we prepare to unveil our brand new website (coming soon!).  With moving home (sort of) even more on our minds, we thought we’d share our … Continue reading

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