Quick Reads

Dream Garden: From a New Build to a Japanese Garden

Gardening is one of the most popular hobbies among Brits. We have long advocated for the benefits gardens bring not only to our physical and mental wellbeing, but also our environment. BBC Big Dreams Small Spaces tells us about life after Monty, the trials and tribulations of getting a garden done in time, what they sourced locally and his tips for buyers of a new build.

2017-01-19 00:00:11By Anthony Grimley

Local & Community

Not for Profit Affordable Housing: Rebuilt4U

We spoke to the people behind Rebuilt4U, an not for profit organisation that aim to provide affordable housing to those in some of the UK’s most deprived areas.

2016-05-25 17:06:26By Liv Serrage

Local & Community

Brantwood: A View from the Top

Sally Beamish, estate manager at Brantwood, the legendary home of John Ruskin, gives the Preloved community an insight into John Ruskin's historic Cumbrian home.

2016-01-20 11:00:37By Sally Beamish

Local & Community

Medieval Restoration: Barley Hall York

Simon from Barley Hall in York, tells the Preloved community about the fascinating history of this stunning medieval house, and how it became the beautiful preloved period property it is today.

2016-01-06 16:09:14By The Barley Hall Team

Inspiration

Rent Holiday Homes in the UK and Abroad

The winter weather certainly invokes thoughts of holidays. Whether you’re looking for Christmas getaways or sunshine beach breaks, Preloved have a huge selection of rentable properties to choose from. Read on to see some of the hottest properties currently being advertised on the site!

2015-11-20 12:46:50By Amy Lockley

Local & Community

From London to Portugal: Searching for Simplicity

As part of our Write for Us series, Fiona Whyte shares her experience of swapping her high-flying career in London for a life of thrifty simplicity in the Portuguese mountains. Read on to experience this truly inspiring story.

2015-11-06 12:28:18By Fiona Whyte

Local & Community

Stately Home Restoration: Saltmarshe Hall

Kate, the owner of Saltmarshe Hall, tells the Preloved community about her experience transforming a historic site into a home and a successful business.

2015-10-23 11:44:03By Kate Whyte

Local & Community

Britain's Stately Homes: Kirklinton Hall and Gardens

Christopher Boyle QC, gives us a wonderful insight into life at Kirklinton Hall in the first in our 'Britain's Great Homes' series. Keep reading to find out more about this magical site.

2015-10-10 16:42:10By Christopher Boyle QC

Hints & Tips

Finding a Property to Renovate

Looking to buy a new property but not quite able to afford your dream home? Sometimes, finding what would have once been your dream home, and restoring it to it's former glory is the only option. However, finding the right property can be a daunting prospect. Do not fear, Property Renovate are here to help you get started in your property renovation journey.

2015-08-18 12:12:19By Sam Dale at Property Renovate

Hints & Tips

Ten Quick Tips for Selling your House

We show you how to get your house SOLD on Preloved - the perfect partner for selling your property. We're FREE to advertise and there's NO hidden fees or catches!

2014-04-03 10:28:42By Alexander Vaughan