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image is a blog header for a post from iHUS about downsizing home
Downsizing home is something you might be considering – especially if you are an older person who is looking to retire or take it easy. In this post, we explore the benefits of downsizing your home and what housing options are available.
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image shows an older couple to illustrate a blog from iHUS about granny annexe caravan act
What have granny annexes and the Caravan Act got to do with each other? If you’re in the early stages of buying a granny annexe it’s likely that you will have heard references to ‘the caravan act’ and you might be wondering how the Caravan Act comes into play. In this post, we explain what...
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image shows a clear blue sky to illustrate a blog post about keeping a granny annexe cool in summer
The UK is set for some more unseasonably warm weather in the coming weeks, and last summer was a record breaker when it came to summer temperatures. The general opinion is that our summers are now getting hotter and longer. So, with roasting days and balmy evenings, how do our granny annexes feel when it...
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image shows a planning document to illustrate a blog post about planning permission granny annexe
An integral part of our service is to obtain the necessary permissions from your Local Planning Authority (LPA) to legally build your annexe. This is achieved with a Householder Application and the Caravan Act.
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image shows a neighbour looking over her fence to represent granny annexs objections
Neighbours can be a concern when it comes to building a granny annexe; especially if you think that yours may have objections. Read on for guidance on informing neighbours of intended plans, planning permission and granny annexe objections. Should I Tell My Neighbours I’m Building a Granny Annexe? We believe it’s a good idea to...
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checking the suitability of your garden for an annexe
There is a misconception that in order to install a garden granny annexe on your property you need lots of spare land or that you won’t be able to obtain planning permission. This isn’t the case though – the majority of iHUS customers have an average suburban back garden and find the planning process very...
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iHus blog images for traditional granny annexe
A traditional granny annexe can increase the value of the existing property, bring independence to a loved one, and is an attractive addition to a family home. But what makes a granny annex traditional? And how do you balance tradition and innovation so you don’t end up with a nasty, old fashioned looking granny annexe?...
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image shows a living room area in a granny annexe
Building a granny annexe can be a huge, life-changing decision. It is not one that should be entered into lightly. You are likely to have a million questions, like ‘do I need planning permission?’, ‘how disruptive will it be?’ and ‘can I finance it?’. Fortunately, all these ‘nitty gritty’ questions can be answered during the...
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title graphic for blog by iHus on superfoods for seniors
If you are lucky enough to still be living independently, or are perhaps caring for a parent, you might be looking for food that is both delicious and will keep seniors healthy and sprightly. Have a look here at our suggestions for superfoods for seniors to put the spring back in your step.
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