Why is the property market booming?

You might think that with the current pandemic and the UK heading for a recession, that the housing market would be suffering. However, despite the uncertainty, the housing market is performing well. The demand for new homes is still strong. What could explain this? Image credit Stamp Duty Holiday The break on stamp duty lasts until the end of March 2021 and with a substantial saving of £15k, this is a key motivating factor for those looking to move home. The change means that those who missed out on moving…

Diabetes – What is it and How is it Treated?

Diabetes is one of those health conditions that many of us hear about but may not fully understand what it is and how it affects the body. There are two main types of diabetes – these are known as type 1 and type 2. The main difference is that people with type 1 do not produce any insulin at all, and people with type 2 can not respond to insulin in the correct way.   Insulin is an essential ingredient in a healthy body – it is the substance that…

How to get the most out of loft conversion space

Homeowners have loft conversions to gain valuable living space and to add substantial value to the property. With the property market so tough at the moment, adapting an existing property is an attractive prospect. However, lofts and attics present some interesting dilemmas, with unusual sizes and sloping roofs. So, how can you maximise the space available? Use daylight – Try to gain as much natural light as you can with the clever positioning of windows and skylights. More daylight will obviously mean greater visibility and a better sense of space…