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March 7, 2014
The overwhelming majority of estate agents are secretive about the fees they charge home sellers, and they often have blatantly unfair contracts, according to a new report which lifts the lid on sharp practices in the industry.
March 4, 2014
With March and the first signs of Spring upon us and the weather (dare we say?) starting to improve we have compiled a checklist of early home maintenance jobs to get your home ready for Spring
March 3, 2014
We think VAT on home improvements should be cut. It's good for the economy and good for homeowners.
February 18, 2014
Two severe flood warnings remain in place for the South West. Forecasters are predicting a drier week across the UK - but warned of further heavy rain and high winds in some parts on Thursday. We take a look at how Britain's homeowners are responding and call for a cut in VAT on all repairs.
February 5, 2014
Our mortgage expert from the award winning brokers London & Country helps to answer the perennial questions: is now a good time to get my first mortgage? When should I remortgage? Which type of mortgage should I go for?
February 4, 2014
As house prices in London continue to rise, many young Londoners are finding themselves struggling to get on the housing ladder. BBC's London Inside Out followed our member Jess, around the capital as she struggled to find a home she could afford.
January 28, 2014
The pace of growth in private housing slowed in the last three months of 2013 according to the latest economic survey from the Federation of Master Builders.
January 27, 2014
Payday loans were cited recently as staying on your credit record for up to 6 years and affecting your chances of getting a mortgage. Our experts at Experian shed some light on why this isn't always the case...
January 21, 2014
Fraudulent tradesmen cost homeowners a small fortune and sadly there are too many stories of people who have fallen prey to them. In many cases, the offenders are long gone before we realise we’ve been ripped off, leaving us with little chance of either seeing the job put right or getting our money refunded.
January 20, 2014
According to January's House Price Watch - we summarise all the house price reports so you don't have to