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.

Our four tips for selling in spring

Spring has always been a popular time to market homes. If you're planning on putting your property up for sale in the next few weeks, check out our top tips before you do.

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Are you ready for a council tax hike?

How’s your year going so far? Pretty smooth up to now? Well don’t get too comfortable as your local council has probably just thrown a spanner in the works, says consumer journalist Christine Toner.

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Getting a mortgage when you’re pregnant

pregnant mortgage

Do you have to tell a lender you’re pregnant when getting a mortgage? Do you need proof you’re returning to work? And is National Baby Making Day a real thing?! Our consumer journalist Christine Toner reveals all.

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What you need to know before selling your home in 2018

Consumer journalist Christine Toner takes a look at some of the things you might not have thought about when it comes to selling your home in 2018. So for example, did you know that most high street agents market your home with Zoopla OR Rightmove but not both? For this and more, read on....

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Number of homemovers highest in ten years


In this week's round-up of the mortgage news, consumer journalist Christine Toner looks at cashback offers, moving home and looks at whether Generation Z need to have better financial education.

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