Grand Designs: Cost Cutting

Interior designers knows that sourcing is a skill, so do plenty of research upfront, adds Nicholas Ayre, director at home buying agency Home Fusion. “Identify suppliers and approach them confidently. If they suspect you’re not in the industry, they are unlikely to offer you a trade discount.”

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Boomerang FTB hopefuls bounce back to parents’ houses

 

Nicholas Ayre, director of UK buying agents Home Fusion, said: “Property ownership is a pipe dream for the majority of today’s young adults while rents are at astronomical levels. Renting was once the default option for people who were saving to own their own homes. Now it’s a luxury. For a huge number of today’s young people, the only option is to live with their parents.”

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