Why first-time buyers are now seven years older than in the 1960s | Property | Life & Style

Today, first-time buyers will be in their thirties before they get onto the property ladder and pay a deposit of £20,622. In comparison, in 1960, the average first-time buyer was just 23 years old paying a deposit £595 on their first home – the equivalent of around £12,738 today. James Thomson, CEO of Keepmoat Homes, which commissioned survey of 2,000 people, said: “As the UK’s leading homebuilder for first-time buyers we understand better than anyone the challenges that come with getting onto the property ladder. “In fact we sell 72…

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Vietnam holidays 2018: Visit Halong Bay and Hanoi for a unique experience | Beach Holidays | Travel

The dawn light shining on to the emerald- green water of Halong Bay, illuminates the towering limestone rocks dotted around and takes my breath away. Which is not particularly helpful when you’re trying to copy the flowing, stretching movements of a t’ai chi master during a 6am class on the sundeck of our boat. A 30-minute routine was the perfect way to start the day, before exploring some of the islands and caves of the bay in Vietnam, named one of the New Seven Natural Wonders of the World in…

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Windows 10: Microsoft confirms plans to DROP newest version of its OS | Tech | Life & Style

Windows 10 S will no longer exist as a separate operating system, Microsoft has confirmed. Instead, the Redmond technology company will incorporate the functionality into a mode within its standard Windows 10 operating system. The feature – dubbed S Mode – leaked online last month. However, Microsoft Vice President of Operating Systems Joe Belfiore confirmed the news in a tweet today. “Next year 10S will be a ‘mode’ of existing versions, not a distinct version,” he posted. Microsoft launched its Windows 10 S operating system last year alongside its Surface…

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Style Watch – Be a Fashion Diva This Fall

For Fall 2007, bright colors and big skirts dominate the fashion runways. For fashionistas, this means we need to mix and match our basics with bright tops, voluminous bottoms and our most fashionable accessories. Whether you throw them on for a casual day of shopping, dress them up for a wedding or add a pair of your sexiest shoes for a night on the town, a few pieces sure keep you in step with the hottest looks include: The Bubble Hem Dress The fashion industry is buzzing about the new,…

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10 Reasons Why People Travel

When people decide to leave the comforts of their home and venture to other locations there is usually a reason behind it. Whatever the reason to travel was a last minute whimsy or had an actual purpose, it makes one think about all of the reasons why people travel. Reflect on the last time you left your location and ventured to another one. Did it have a purpose behind it? Let’s look and see if your motive to travel matched any of the one’s listed below. These are not listed…

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Dining Table and Chairs Set

Formal dining rooms, kitchen dinettes, breakfast nooks. Your dining needs and the space allocated to them are vastly different from that of your friends and neighbors. Whether you have a starter apartment, a spacious mansion – or, like most of us, something in between – your dining table and chair set is critical to setting the tone and functionality of your home. For many of us growing up, our family dining table was the center of the household and was used for not just dining, but homework, game night, as…

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