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  • October 6, 2017

    Stick or Twist – The Home Raffle Gamble

    We ask Russell Quirk, property expert and head of online estate agent's eMoov to give us the pros and cons of raffling your house.

  • October 5, 2017

    The Race to Remortgage

    And all the latest news, rates and need-to-knows from the mortgage world this October from our consumer journalist Christine Toner

  • September 28, 2017

    Consumers fail to check facts and figures when appointing estate agents

    Consumers are leaving themselves at risk of getting a bad deal when choosing an estate agent because they’re not paying attention to facts and figures, research from EstateAgent4Me has revealed.

  • September 28, 2017

    Prepare your home for winter

    These beautiful Autumn days won't last forever. To borrow a phrase from a fairly popular TV show, winter is coming, meaning now is the perfect time to conduct an MOT on your home in preparation for the colder months. We've got the key 7 things to check now.

  • September 21, 2017

    HomeOwners Alliance calls for better protection for leaseholders

    We're petty vocal about the outdated leasehold system here at the HomeOwners Alliance. We help far too many homeowners who feel it's unfair and costly. So this opportunity to point the government in the right direction was too good to be miss....

  • September 15, 2017

    Latest Mortgage News, September 2017

    All the latest news, rates and need-to-knows from the mortgage world from our consumer journalist Christine Toner

  • September 14, 2017

    Getting past the “deposit barrier”

    Saving for a deposit is one of the biggest hurdles to first time buyers getting on the property ladder. At the HomeOwners Alliance we are constantly on the look out for solutions and today we have asked former executive at Nationwide and Abbey National, Charles Wilson, what can be done

  • September 12, 2017

    How estate agents turn people off

    Gaudy cars, over familiarity and poor time keeping - consumer journalist Christine Toner takes a look at what’s most likely to put home buyers and sellers off estate agents.

  • August 30, 2017

    Stamp duty? That’s just the tip of the iceberg…

    With news that planning applications had sky rocketed and that stamp duty was to blame, consumer journalist Christine Toner looks at evidence that suggests stamp duty is only one of the factors at play

  • August 30, 2017

    Bank of Mum and Dad helping their children rent as well as buy

    As the struggle to get on the housing ladder continues for many would-be buyers, the Bank of Mum and Dad is in more demand than ever, as consumer journalist Christine Toner reports.