UK Mortgage Approvals Increased Over Summer – Time to Buy?

Rise in Interest Rates Prompts Increased Activity

With interest rates on the move, the mortgage rates on offer look more tempting than ever. This could be the perfect time to buy.

Chartered surveyors e.surv reported an increase in mortgage activity over the course of August, most likely prompted by the Bank of England’s decision to increase the base rate to 0.75 percent on 02 August.

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Driving Rules & Requirements Abroad

Driving & Road Safety Abroad  

Visiting a country for the first time is a lot of fun. You will get to experience many things that you’ve never seen or heard of before. That’s why it’s important to plan ahead, especially if you want to operate a motor vehicle in the country you are visiting. You will be in unfamiliar territory and every country has different driving regulations.

Some rules can come to you as a surprise, because it’s something you’re not accustomed to seeing. The country may also have different requirements and require specific documentation in order for you to drive. Discover everything you need to know and have before getting behind the wheel in a new country.

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Do and Don’ts of Smoothie Making

Smoothies are still the popular drink of choice, whether it’s as a post workout pick-me-up or a nutritious breakfast for those on the go in the mornings. There are so many different recipes out there for smoothies that it can get confusing.

And with many including ingredients like ice cream and lots of fruit it can be easy to create a calorific dessert when you are trying to develop a healthier option – so we have compiled some of the do’s and don’ts of smoothie making and how to keep them healthy.

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What’s Hidden Behind the Walls: 5 Signs of Domestic Abuse That Are Not as Easy to Spot

The numbers are growing. Over 10 million women and men are victims of intimate partner violence, but the totals have increased regularly. Perhaps, it’s because victims feel freer to report their pain and suffering to doctors, counselors, and the law.

CNN uses the Center for Disease Control definition of domestic violence as “victimization by current and former spouses or current and former dating partners. Violence can include physical, sexual, emotional, and economic abuse.”

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New Age, New Options: Are You Familiar with These 3 Modern Approaches to Belly Fat Reduction?

As time goes by, more and more fat removal options are discovered. With the availability of numerous scientific techniques available, it can be difficult to decide what it is you are looking for. Belly fat reduction, for instance, can be done using a myriad of scientific or technological processes. The problem, however, is deciding the kind of procedure that is ideal for your case. The latest high-tech belly fat reduction techniques include the following:

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Household Manners: 4 Things You Can Do to Avoid Disturbing Your Roommate or Significant Other During Sleep

Everyone deserves to have a peaceful sleeping time free of disturbances. So do your roommate in college or significant other at home. Maintaining a good relationship is key to making your living together a success. You may not find a roommate with the same lifestyle as you, and you will need to be flexible to ensure you do not disturb them. The following 4 tips will help you allow them have undisturbed sleep.

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Things You Will Learn After Moving to Glasgow

Glasgow is such an amazing city. It is a perfect balance of a laid-back and modern life. There are a lot of people who visit this city each year because it has a lot to offer. Imagine living in this place. You will feel like you are in paradise every single day.  

If you are from a different city in the UK, Glasgow can still surprise you in many ways. There are a lot of things that you can learn when you decide to settle in this historic city with breath-taking scenery.

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Top 5 Tips to Protect Your Eyes from Harmful Blue Light

Do you spend a majority of your waking hours staring at a digital screen? You may end up experiencing vision problems due to this prolonged exposure to blue light!

You may already be aware of the harmful effects of ultraviolet rays to your eyes, but it’s a lesser known fact that blue light from digital screens is far more harmful! You may experience headaches or severe pain in your eyes. It also affects your vision, leads to sleep disorders, and increases the risk of developing many eye diseases.

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