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Living Magazines Declutter your home feature

Home is Where the Happiness Is

Can decluttering your home make you happier? Our thanks to NFU Hemel Hempstead for sponsoring this article in our Autumn issue. You can find out more about them and the services they provide here. With a decluttered home comes a decluttered mind, so the experts tell us. And decluttering expert Marie Kondo has certainly made […]

Living Magazines Emma Holbrook

Get Your Home Ahead of the Curve

We take a look at the latest interior trends for 2019 to make sure your home is looking at its best Seasons change and so do fashions – and that goes for your home, as well as your wardrobe. Recently, people have gone crazy for retro furniture, as well as Scandi style and dark, sumptuous […]

Living Magazines Property Feature Improve, Don't Move

Improve, Don’t Move

If you’re unsure whether to move house or improve where you live, read this first… Whether it’s uncertainty about the future, rising house prices or the cost of stamp duty, more and more of us are choosing to stay in our current home rather than move. According to the 2018 Barclays Home Improvement Report, 28% […]

Bringing the Outside In

Use your garden to decorate your house – and transform your garden into a real Santa’s grotto! When the weather’s cold and the sky is grey we don’t tend to look at our gardens much; they’ve more or less gone into hibernation until the Spring. But look a little closer and you’ll find some real […]

Living Magazines Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls

Go all-out this Christmas and turn your home into a Winter Wonderland Did you know that people who put their Christmas tree up early are happier than people who wait until the last minute? That’s according to the latest research at least, which says that putting up your Christmas decorations can reduce stress and anxiety. […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Vikki and Simon's home

In With The Old, In With The New

Vikki and Simon kindly showed us round their beautiful home When Vikki and Simon were looking for a house to buy in March 2017, they knew what they wanted; somewhere with four bedrooms and plenty of downstairs space. So they nearly didn’t look at this house in Ivinghoe. ‘Downstairs was tiny and much too cramped for us,’ says Vikki. But, […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines houses and investment

Why Buy-To-Let?

Any investment that promises a decent return is likely to be accompanied by some degree of risk. Property, especially in this part of the country, is arguably the safest option. Does that make buy-to-let the obvious choice for people with access to money or credit? If so, how do they get started? Context The proportion […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines patio picture spread

Get a Perfect Patio

With longer, warmer evenings, the next few months will mean more time spent in the garden. And if you want to sit and relax in style, you’ll need to give some thought to your patio. There are many things to consider when planning a patio, not least of which is where best to put it. […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Property: A local affair

A local affair

Clare and Steve Ball love their home town and were desperate to reflect that in their growing home. It’s been a long few months since Clare and Steve decided to extend their house, but they’re finally there – and they love it! Originally the couple had planned to move to a bigger house because, as […]