Archives

No homes built under Government Starter Homes Initiative

starter home

A programme welcomed by first time buyers to build 60,000 discounted starter homes for first-time buyers has not delivered a single one, four years after it was launched with a £2.3 billion commitment. The scheme had public support, so why not and where did the money go?

Read more »

Time running out to get cash bonus with Help to Buy ISA

help to buy isa

ISAs - or individual savings accounts - are a great way of saving tax free. And the Help to Buy and Lifetime ISAs have the added bonus - literally - of a cash injection from Government every time you save. But the Help to Buy ISA is about to close. So, here's what you need to know before its too late

Read more »

Is the plug being pulled on gas boilers?

A report published this week says Britain won't meet climate change targets without a revolution in the way we heat our homes. It follows a government announcement which could see gas boilers banned from our homes. We look at what this means for homeowners and the likely costs.

Read more »