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Many people are going through a dark time right now, but there is a way you could make at least one person’s day a little brighter.
As this week is Random Acts of Kindness Week, why not surprise and delight someone with a small, generous gesture?
It doesn’t have to be a grand affair; even a small effort could leave someone buzzing for the rest of the day.
In this two-minute read, we look at how a simple random act of kindness can start a tsunami of positive vibes.
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‘The darkest hour is just before the dawn.’
The quote is attributed to the English theologian Thomas Fuller from 1650.
It could easily be applied now, more than 370 years on.
As the weather turns for the better, the vaccine programme accelerates across the UK, and green shoots of the ‘old normal’ start to spring up, here at The Property Shop Swindon we’re feeling hopeful.
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If there’s a chance you could sell your Swindon home in the next few years, think before you rush into making any major home renovations.
While you might read about celebrities investing in fancy wine cellars (David Beckham’s building one for his 7,000 bottles of plonk) or bespoke nature ponds (Ed Sheeran’s has a jetty), the reality is that pet projects rarely pay off.
In this two-minute read, we look at the home renovations that don’t add value – and can make it harder to sell your property.
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What’s the secret to a successful tenant/landlord relationship? It’s a question that has vexed property gurus through the ages, but now the University of Stirling thinks it has the answer.
A new report from the university, Making a Home in the Private Rented Sector, says the key to a long and happy property partnership is to make a tenant feel at home.
After all, if a tenant feels safe and settled, they’ll be happier and healthier, and more likely to take good care of the property and stay put long term.
In this three-minute read, we look at a new report that outlines how Swindon landlords can build a long and prosperous partnership with their tenant.