Tips for viewing a new property

Tips for viewing a new property

Tips on viewing a new property can help you make the right house move choice. Moving Home can be one of the most stressful things in life.

You may be looking for a new home for many different reasons and could be keen to move as soon as possible but more haste less speed is essential here.

It has been said that the average person spends only around 30 minutes viewing a property before making a decision – I can spend longer than that choosing a new pair of shoes.

When you are looking round a property here are some tips to make sure you know exactly what you are getting and the right questions to ask.  That way your new dream home will not become a nightmare.


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10,000 steps a day challenge

Why you need to take the 10,000 steps a day challenge to keep fit.

Keeping active with your mind and body is vital for all ages and more so the older you get.

There is a lot of talk regarding taking 10,000 steps a day for extra fitness – this may sound a lot but can be achieved very easily.

I often manage between 10,000 and 12,000 steps a day.

10,000 steps can amount to around 5 miles a day.

If you are in any doubt about any form of exercise and how it could affect your health do check with your Doctor first.

  • Walking 10,000 steps a day may sound a lot but is very easy to achieve.

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Too old to take driving lessons?

Too old to take driving lessons?

I have reached the age of 53 and still a non-driver.

It does not worry me – passing my driving test is not on my bucket list. Thankfully I have excellent transport links where I live.

Of course for some over 50s this is not the case – you may live in a rural area with poor transport (if any) and feel isolated from family and friends.

So is it too late to start driving lessons? –  Having done some research I am pleased to say that this is not the case.

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Good things about the Menopause

There are many good things about the menopause – You save at least £10 a month on  sanitary products (that is equivalent to a free weekend break)

No more cramps or feeling rubbish


You start to love your body

No worry of pregnancy – so you can enjoy better sex with your partner

No more binging on chocolate each month  – unless you want to!

Breasts are not tender every 3-4 weeks

No more of having to carry extra  sanitary products with you ‘just in case’