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.

Should you pay a pre-contract deposit?

pre-contract deposit

Should you pay an estate agent a fee to reserve a home you want to buy? The Property Ombudsman says it's a fair enough offer, but here at HomeOwners Alliance we're not so sure.

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Leasehold mis-selling – the next PPI?

leasehold mis-selling PPI

The housing minister has attacked housebuilders' "abuse of the leasehold system" while another influential MP likened the scandal to the mis-selling of PPI at a heated industry debate.

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