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.

Serious housing problems hit 5-year high

UK adults are more concerned about property prices and availability today than at any point in the last five years, our latest Annual Survey reveals, with 2.75 million more people now saying house prices are a serious problem

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Bank’s warning on risky lending

A call for lending restraints, household budget constraints and a fall in complaints. (Like what we did there?). Our consumer journalist Christine Toner has it all in this fortnight’s mortgage update.

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£50k in 7 days! How to add value to your home

£50k in 7 days

It's possible to add almost £50,000 to the value of your home in just seven days, according to new research from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) and the HomeOwners Alliance, with the The Guild of Property Professionals.

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How to get a pothole fixed

Potholes can be a right pain and, unfortunately, local authorities are pretty pedantic when deciding whether or not to fix them, as Christine Toner reports.

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