How I got my second hand Mark Wilkinson kitchen

We bought a house in August 2017 with the express purpose of reconfiguring it and selling it on as a project.  But the crazy part was that it was to be home to my husband and I, our 3 sons and 1 daughter and the dog, whilst the works were to go on!! Here is…

To Reconfigure or Not Reconfigure that is the question?

When you come to sell your property and you think it should sell quite quickly, yet after weeks of marketing and few, if any, viewings and hence little positive feedback from the buyers, what do you do? Do you keep marketing and hope with blind faith that the right buyer will somehow walk through your…

Key Elements for a Great Living Room Layout

A step-by-step guide to choosing furniture and accessories to max space, style and practicality in your living room.   Start with your sofa Your main sofa will probably be the largest single outlay in your living room and you may well need to get it made to order, so there’s little scope for error in…

How much is living near a supermarket worth?

Research from Lloyds Bank has found that homes within easy reach of a local supermarket are, on average, £21,512 higher than in nearby areas. Properties in areas with a Waitrose, Marks and Spencer, Sainsbury’s or Iceland are most likely to command a higher house price premium when compared to the wider town average. And prices…

Reconfiguremyhome.com correctly advise 1st time buyers

reconfiguremyhome.com advised a young couple, first time buyers, as to how to reconfigure this apartment located just off Wimbledon Common. Requiring the Freeholder’s permission, we advised that a third bedroom could be created by subdividing a bedroom to get an internal, semi open plan kitchen to the living room and convert the kitchen to bedroom…

Stamp duty cited as cause of slow April transactions

The latest stats and analysis from HMRC has shown that property transactions were down slightly during April – a 3.2% drop when compared to the previous month. According to HMRC, the provisional seasonally adjusted UK property transaction count for April 2017 was 99,910 residential and 9,980 non-residential transactions – 20.3% higher compared with the same…