HOA’s Voice

Read our take on the latest developments of interest to homeowners and aspiring homeowners, with contributions from our staff, supporters and guest contributions.

How to avoid the energy price hike next month

energy price hikes

UK households are facing a £136 energy bill hike next month, due to the expiration of popular tariffs from energy giants including British Gas and EDF. We take a look at how you can save money on your energy bill and avoid the rising costs...

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Top Tips on how to spot a cowboy builder

cowboy builder

When you employ a builder, it's hard to tell at first if they are trustworthy and reliable. Don't part with your hard-earned cash under false pretences or risk shoddy workmanship on your home improvement project. Learn the tell-tale signs which can help you spot the difference between a cowboy builder and the genuine thing.

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London’s first time buyers: the stark reality

first time buyers

New research commissioned by the online estate agents, SellMyHome.co.uk, has revealed the changing landscape in London and how this affects first time buyers. We take a look at the obstacles facing potential homeowners and the schemes in place to help them.

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Buying or selling your home? There’s an app for that…


Let's face it - good apps make our lives so much easier. We can use them for personal banking, shopping and all of our social networks. But did you know there are some brilliant FREE apps to help you buy or sell your home? We take a look at the best ones...

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