With house prices continuing to rise and salaries stuck it is no wonder that ‘generation rent’ are despairing at ever being able to save enough deposit to buy their own home.
Read our take on the latest developments of interest to homeowners and aspiring homeowners, with contributions from our staff, supporters and guest contributions.
If you're lucky, the most stressful bit about being a leaseholder is paying the annual maintenance bill for a cleaner to clean the common areas. If you're unlucky, it can be a complex process of constantly establishing your rights, dealing with overwhelming and complex correspondence and the desperate, nagging feeling that you're being ripped off year on year by unreasonable hikes in fees. Here is one member's experience.
With votes nearly counted, the Conservatives are on course for a win. What does this mean for homeowners and what have we missed out on?
Book your ticket for the Affordable Home Ownership Conference 2015 to look at the key strategic issues facing housing associations as they deliver homes for market rent and affordable home ownership.
Bank holiday weekend is a lovely time for bluebell walks. However, picking them is not the done thing. So here are some great ideas to bring bluebells into your home this May.
Estate agents in areas close to possible fracking sites have warned the controversial technique is likely to wipe tens of thousands of pounds off the values of nearby properties, potentially affecting up to half of all house sales, new research found.
What could be better for a proud homeowner looking for inspiration? A weekend spent listening to experiences of grand designers in talks hosted by the likes of George Clarke, Wayne Hemingway and Kevin McCloud.
This is a great proposal and one we have been shouting about for some time. It doesn’t make sense to introduce financial schemes like Help to Buy and Help to Buy ISAs for first-time buyers and then land them with a big stamp duty bill. The removal of stamp duty on first-time buyers makes sense.
Older people are put off downsizing because of the cost, upheaval and legal processes involved according to recent research. Here we take a closer look at the major concerns and offer top tips and unbiased expert advice to reduce the stress.
New data released reveals that homeowners in the UK could be inadvertently letting rogue tradesmen into their homes by failing to conduct the right checks.
We get contacted daily about people trapped in #estateagent contracts, often say property not marketed well @eMoovCEO http://t.co/MvptnEy2XA
26 May 2015
Developers are increasingly selling #newhouses on a #leasehold, "buyers have no idea what they're signing up to." http://t.co/wiO4K6aMc8
26 May 2015