How to Create Hygge in Your Home


Hygge (pronounced ‘Hue-gah’) is a Norwegian word with no direct English translation. Pop it into Google Translate and it comes out as ‘fun’. Ask around and most people will associate it with cosiness, but it’s more than just a cosy feeling.

Hygge is not something you can buy. It’s a feeling. It’s a way of life. An appreciation of life’s simplest pleasures. The best description we have read about Hygge is as follows:

Hygge is all about using the 5 senses to absorb the joy of even the simplest things; the smell of apple and cinnamon cake; the words of a lovely poem; the feeling of lying in your bed in freshly ironed linen; or just looking out at the autumn colours in the garden. Hygge is everywhere; you just need to discover it.

So, how can we bring that into our lives through our home?

Åben Directors Win LEA Perseverance Award

Åben Living is incredibly proud and excited to share the news of our recent win at the Legacy Elite Alliance (LEA) Awards Ceremony, held at The Savoy Hotel in London. The awards were hosted by Roger Black MBE and Steve Backley OBE.

LEA is a leading provider of educational training seminars, conferences and services and provides training in property investment. It is with LEA that directors Sammie and Adam began their journey into property by working through over 100 hours of training.

Tenancy Agreements – Everything You Should Know

tenancy agreements explained

Signing tenancy agreements can give you a great feeling. You feel like you’re starting a new chapter in your life by moving into a new home, however long this may be for.

It’s important you know what you’re signing up for, which is why we’ve put together this handy guide which will share all there is to learn about tenancy agreements.

Questions to Ask When Looking for a Rental Property

The search for the right rental property can be relentless.

It can be tempting to rush into deciding on a property. However, it is important that you make the right the decision. There is a lot to consider and you may have to compromise on one or two things.

The most important thing is to make sure you are happy with whatever decision you make because you may be living there for a long time.