The Mini Home Concept

 

Technological innovations and changes in society have always influenced how and where people want to live. At present, flexible working hours and the rise of, so called, digital nomads have meant that many people are looking for new concepts of living which match their lifestyles. Many are also questioning whether they need a large home with many rooms, as energy prices are continuing to rise. Manufacturers have recognised these signs and have been developing a functional and affordable living concept that can be built in a small space – namely the mini-home.

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Timber Frame Skyscraper To Be Built In Tokyo

A forestry company from Japan is planning an incredibly ambitious – and some would say crazy – project for its 350th anniversary. Amazing as it may sound, the Sumitomo Forestry Company is in the development stage of designing a wooden tower which will be 350 meters in height and located in the suburbs of Tokyo. Achieving this goal will mean that the timber skyscraper will be the highest-ever built wooden structure on earth.

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Million Pound Home Sales Up 73% In 10 Yrs

 

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In the last ten years, the number of million pound home sales across Great Britain has climbed by an impressive 73 per cent. In 2017, the number of such properties being sold rose by five per cent on the year before, with Yorkshire and the Humber seeing the greatest year-on-year growth in sales at 60 per cent.

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House Prices Hit Record ‘Unaffordability’

There are many incentives to choose to self-build your own timber frame house, but not least of them is pricing in the current housing market. House prices continue to rise ahead of earnings, however, it’s now been revealed that they have hit record levels, meaning that buyers have to fork out eight times their salary for the average house, according to The Independent.

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What To Consider When Buying A Property

Buying a home is not an easy process, and there will no doubt be complications and stress along the way. However, this advice on what to keep an eye out for when hunting down your dream house could be of help.

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