Do you ever thinking about maintaining your home? It’s easy to forget without attention from us our homes can fall into a state of disrepair. When this happens, you will be losing value on your home. That’s going to be a problem when you think about selling it in the future. It also might affect your quality of life and your children’s welfare if you allow your home to fall into a poor state. Luckily, we have the answer. By completing a few checks on your home each year, you’ll be able to make sure that it stays in good condition. Let’s look at some of the checks that we’re talking about.
Are you getting itchy feet? Could it be time to move to a new city? Or do you just love to imagine where you’d buy a home if you won the lottery? Whether than new home is a wonderful daydream or reality, here are four places across the world where you will want to own real estate!

Bangalore, India


There is something very exciting going on in India’s 5th biggest city at the moment. Bhartiya City is being built, and when we say city, we mean it! It will consist of no less than eight precincts, which will contain all sorts of things. There will be a school, a hospital, a performance arts centre and parks galore. Not to mention that you can live there! The Bangalore Apartments on sale here range in price and size, and you can also live in loft spaces or even villas! 


Saigon, Vietnam


Commonly known as Ho Chi Minh City, but still called Saigon by the locals, this is the hotspot of Vietnam for many. In the UK, London is the place where you’ll find the best clubs, culture, and shops. In Vietnam, this is Saigon. While crowded, busy and utterly frenetic, visitors and locals alike attest to it being a fantastic place to live. With all that the city has to offer, you’re still only a couple of hours away from beautiful beaches and natural wonders. Oh, and did we mention, it is dirt cheap to buy property here?

Edinburgh, Scotland


If you can afford it, Edinburgh is an incredible city to live in. The capital of Scotland, it is still just five hours away from the capital of the UK on the train. This means that it is super accessible, and therefore, there are a wealth of different thriving industries here. It is not the cheapest place to live, but you get a lot for your money. The center itself is incredible, with a diverse and vibrant society. You’ll find all the shops, cafes and bars you’d ever need. This is mixed in with stunning architecture and super-friendly locals. But jump on a train and you can be at the coast in minutes.

Marrakech, Morocco


Forget houses and apartments; buy yourself a riad in Marrakech and you’ll never want to leave. A riad is a traditional Moroccan house. It usually comes complete with a super-cute courtyard, and even sometimes a private pool! This handy guide lays out the actual cost of living in Marrakech so you can compare its viability to your budget. But what a place to live if you can! Jemaa El-Fna is the hub of the city with a jaw-dropping and expensive marketplace. Here you’ll find everything you could ever want to kit out your new home. From handwoven rugs to handmade lanterns, chairs and crockery you’ll be blown away by the exquisite beauty of the products. That’s not the mention the incredible historical places you’ll be living amongst. From Palaces to Tombs to Museums, the fun never stops in this city.


When you go to your nearest DIY store for all the materials for your next decorating project, you’ll probably stick to all the usual stuff. Things like MDF, plyboard, and glass. But why just stick to all the same old boring materials, when there are so many cool avant-garde ones you could be playing around with in your home? Not knowing anything about them isn’t an excuse anymore. Here’s a blog post dedicated to everything you need to know about using unusual materials in your home.
If you’ve got two boys or two girls, creating a shared playroom tends to be a fairly easy task. But what about if you have a boy and a girl? The good news is that creating gender neutral shared spaces is much easier than you would think, it just takes a little creativity, that’s all. To create a beautiful space that both your kids will love, you’ll need a little inspiration.



In case you’re struggling to come up with ideas, here’s a few that I thought I would share. It’s easy to make a shared space a success, as long as you’ve got a little inspiration to take ideas from. As well as using Pinterest - the best tool for decorating ever, use this useful guide to help you.

Bathrooms are tiny places in the house. Even the most spacious bathrooms are kind of congested because there is a lot going on. Usually, there is a tub, vanity, toilet, and shower. In short, a bathroom is serving multiple purposes and there is never going to be enough space.

Our house is supposed to be our very own fortress. The place where we can feel safest. However, in this day and age burglary happens alongside other things. This can make us feel vulnerable especially if we know that the security of our house isn’t up to scratch. It isn’t just about protecting yourself against burglaries and crimes, though, it can be more about feeling safe in your home. Especially if you ever spend anytime in it just you. So I thought I would share with you some of the best home security options available to you. You may not need them all, but you might want to consider installing a few. It’s better to be safe than sorry.

One of the only things we have no control over when it comes to protecting our home is the weather. You can do all the work you like, but a hurricane is a hurricane. That said, you can certainly limit the effects of weather damage in many cases. What might be a catastrophic incident could turn into minor damage or nothing at all! So, before the roof caves in and you’re left with devastating consequences, start implementing some of these tips.

Having guests over can be great but stressful. As much as it’s nice to entertain them at your home, you have to make arrangements for them, so they have an enjoyable visit. You need to decide where they will stay in your home. You may need to move the kids into one bedroom so that your guests can stay in the other one. As well as tidying up the rest of the house in preparation for the visit, you need to focus on getting the bathroom ready. They will need to get ready in there for the day so it should be looking fantastic. Here’re some top ways to make sure it’s looking beautiful.

When you move into your new home, it’s likely you’ll have a checklist of updates and improvements. It’s an exciting time, and the instinct is to dive in and start making changes. But it would make more sense to prioritize and work on the essentials first.
Having a scenic bay window in your home is a feature that a lot of us want, but there comes a price for having such a feature. When it comes to the winter season, you will find that your bay window loses a lot of heat, so you will want to take measures to try and keep as much as of the heat in as possible.



Your garden deserves to look and feel just as luxurious as your home does. It shouldn’t be a space which you should avoid using or spending any time in. It can be the ideal setting for socializing, fun and relaxation if you want it to be. Many people find the landscaping and designing of their dream garden to be difficult as there are so many things to consider. But with a few luxury touches, you can quickly create a garden you can be proud to show off. So take a look at these items and consider whether they could make the perfect addition to your outdoor space.



If your living room is starting to look a bit dull, it’s time to inject some color. There are all sorts of ways to do this, and it doesn’t necessarily have to require a lot of time or effort. Sometimes, all it takes is a few small purchases or a simple re-jig of your current layout. You’d be surprised how much can be achieved by simply rearranging your existing furniture! There are lots of ways to go about this task, so here’s a few to think about.