Countryside vs City Living - Pros and Cons
In this countryside vs city living guide, we will explore the pros and cons by considering cost, community, quality of life, transport links, socialising opportunities and jobs.
Help to Buy Scheme - Was it a Success?
In this blog post, we will look at the government Help to Buy scheme, which had a significant impact on the housing market in England.
Shared Ownership Staircasing Guide
This guide will cover the process and steps you need to take for staircasing a shared ownership home.
How a Lifetime ISA Could Help You Buy a Home
In this blog post, we'll explore how a Lifetime ISA can assist with saving for a deposit and buying a home.
Shared Ownership Costs Guide
When buying a shared ownership property as a first-time buyer, you will need to consider several key factors. Our guide will provide you with some costs involved in buying your home.
Save your pounds, save the planet
Did you know that new build properties save more than £400 on household bills each year?
Guinness Homes research reveals one in four non-homeowners fear they will never be able to get on the property ladder
Guinness Homes research reveals one in four non-homeowners fear they will never be able to get on the property ladder.
A Guide to Living in Hornsey
In this Hornsey area guide, we will provide you with all the essential information you need to know if you are considering a move to the area.
How to apply for a shared ownership home
This step-by-step guide to on how to apply for a shared ownership home will cover everything you will come across when buying through the shared ownership scheme.
A Guide to Living in Alperton
In this Alperton area guide, we will cover transport, places to visit, shopping and everything you need to know if you are considering a move to the area.
A Guide to Living in Crewe
Our area guide will provide you with a flavour of what it's like living in Crewe and if it's a suitable place to live.
Things to Do at Harbourside in Bristol
In this handy guide we will cover some of the things to do at Harbourside in Bristol.
A Guide to Living in Exeter, Devon
In this area guide, we’ll provide you with information on transport, education, eating out and events in Exeter.
A Guide to Living in Hove, East Sussex
If you’re thinking of relocating to the south of England, then consider a move to Brighton and Hove.
Case Study - George and Laura
Finding a first home can be a tiresome journey, but this young couple knew the moment they laid eyes on Signal Park, that it would become their family home.
Children's Bedroom Ideas on a Budget
In this article, we will explore creative and budget-friendly ideas to transform your children's room into a dream come true.
15 Autumn Home Decor Ideas
We’ve gathered lots of Autumn decor ideas that will help you make your home ready for this seasonal change.
Living at Gloucester Quays
If you’re considering a move to Gloucester Quays then this guide could decide if it is for you.
Guinness Homes at the London Home Show Autumn 2023
We’re thrilled to announce that Guinness Homes will exhibit at London’s premier event for first time buyers, the London Home Show Autumn 2023.
Parks and Green Spaces in Gloucester
In this guide, we’ll take you on a tour round some of the most beautiful parks and green spaces Gloucester offers.
How to Improve a Balcony on a Budget
In this guide we will provide you with tips that will help transform any apartment balcony on a budget.
Best Farm Shops in Gloucestershire
We’ve compiled this guide of the best farm shops in Gloucestershire. Find out what they offer, where you can locate them and their additional unique offerings that set them apart.
18 Things To Do in Gloucester
In this guide to the best things to do in Gloucester, we cover local attractions, top things to see and places to visit.
The Mortgage Guarantee Scheme Explained
Launched by the UK government, this initiative can be a game-changer for first-time buyers and those struggling to secure a mortgage.
15 Things To Do When You Move House
We will help you with moving home with 15 things to do which we believe shouldn’t be overlooked. Discover tips spanning from pre-move preparations all the way through to settling into your new home.
Older Persons Shared Ownership (OPSO) Scheme Explained
This guide will delve into OPSO’s nuances: its structure, merits and constraints, and how it affects your retirement lifestyle.
Guinness Homes Wins at the First Time Buyer Magazine Readers’ Awards 2023
Guinness Homes came back with two awards at the illustrious First Time Buyer Magazine Readers’ Awards 2023
A Guide to Living in Tolworth
This guide to living in Tolworth will cover transport, green spaces, education and shopping in the local area and surroundings area.
What's the difference between freehold and leasehold?
In this blog post, we will explore the world of freehold and leasehold ownership. You’ll discover what it means to own a freehold vs leasehold property, how costs and responsibilities vary between the two, and much more.
First Homes Scheme Explained
In this article, we’ll talk about the first homes scheme to help you understand what it’s all about and how it can help you get on the property ladder.
Annual Percentage Rate (APR) and Mortgages Explained
We’ll unravel the complexities of APR and provide you with the information you need on your path to getting a mortgage.
Best Cafes in Bristol City Centre
Our list of 10 of the best cafes in Bristol city centre close to MacArthur's Yard at the Harbourside. Some of these cafes in Bristol combine amazing drinks with incredible eats.
London Living Rent Scheme Explained
In this article, we will explain what the London Living Rent Scheme offers, eligibility, and provide a comparison with shared ownership.
A Guide to Living in Goldthorpe
A comprehensive guide to living in Goldthorpe if you are looking to buy a property in this area.
What is a RICS Surveyor?
In this article, we’ll help explain about RICS surveyors, including who they are, what they do, and when you might need one.
25 Places to Visit Near Goldthorpe in South Yorkshire
In this article, we’ll introduce you to 25 of the best things to do and visit near Goldthorpe in South Yorkshire.
Best Places to Live in East London
In this guide, we list some of the best areas to live in East London for you to consider if you are buying a property. We will look at some of the cultural aspects, local attractions and green spaces in each area.
10-Year Warranty on New Build Homes Explained
In this article we will explain everything you need to know about warranties on new build homes.
A Guide to Living in Bristol
Our living in Bristol guide covers everything you need to know if you are thinking about making Bristol your new home.
A Guide to Living in Doncaster
In this area guide, we’ll delve into everything about this city if you are thinking of moving to Doncaster.
Homes England Surpassing Target of New Affordable Homes
In a remarkable achievement for the affordable housing sector in the UK, Homes England has reported a steady progress in their annual performance.
A Guide to EPC for New Builds
In this post, we’ll delve into what an EPC is, what it looks like and why it’s important.
Case Study - Raymond and Mark
Meet Raymond and Mark. Initially confined to a friend’s spare bedroom, they soon realised their need for a permanent place of their own.
Shared Ownership Explained
Our shared ownership explained guide will cover some of the most widely common misconceptions about Shared Ownership.
Shared Ownership Vs Renting - Pros and Cons
Is shared ownership superior to renting? Our article explores the pros and cons of shared ownership vs renting.
Case Study - David
Hear from Leaside Lock resident, David, a 38 year-old Deputy Head Teacher, about what convinced him to purchase a 25% share of a 1-bedroom apartment in Bromley-by-Bow.
How to Get Your Home Ready for Summer
This guide covers plenty of easy ways to get your home summer-ready.
Best Places to Live in Bristol for Professionals
In this guide, we will cover the best areas to live in Bristol for professionals looking to move to the area.
Guinness Homes Shortlisted for Four Prestigious First Time Buyer Readers’ Awards
Guinness Homes is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted in at the First Time Buyer Readers’ Awards.
How to Find Home Decor Inspiration
We explore some avenues to revitalise your creative juices for your new home.
20 places to visit near Finningley in Doncaster
We uncover the top 20 must-visit places around Finningley for you to discover and enjoy once you’ve settled into your new property in Woodlark Place.
Case Study - Anna
Get to know what it’s really like to live at Leaside Lock from resident Anna, a 35 year old International Channel Manager.
Why Leeds is a Great Place to Live
In this article, we will explore 18 reasons Leeds might just be the perfect place for you to call home.
Furnishing Your New Home On A Budget
We will guide you through some ingenious and wallet-friendly ways to furnish your new home.
Discover the Charming Towns and Villages near Newhaven
We delve into the charming local villages and picturesque towns nestled near Newhaven in East Sussex.