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.

How to keep your property transaction on track

property on track, dog on track

More than 800 property transactions collapse every day. A failed house purchase or sale can have huge repercussions both financially and practically. So, how can you keep your property transaction on track?

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Is this the return of 100% mortgages?

The return of 100% mortgages

In our latest mortgage round-up, finance journalist Ruth Jackson looks at the return of 100% mortgages, the latest deals for first-time buyers and falling long-term mortgage rates and the best rates around at the moment.

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Free Tickets to the Smart Home Expo

Home show, Smart Home Expo,

We’re delighted to partner with the Smart Home Expo, UK's ultimate event for the smart technologies revolutionising the way we live, on the 26th & 27th March 2019 at Birmingham’s NEC.

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Leaky homes cost homeowners £200 a year

Leaky homes cost homeowners £200 a year

Badly built new build homes are putting £200 a year on homeowners’ energy bills. Britain has some of the most inefficient homes in Europe with poor insulation making our properties amongst the most expensive to heat.

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Protect your home from the winter weather

Snow covered homes

The snow has arrived in many parts of the UK and wintery weather is forecast across the country. Aside from boosting the central heating and digging out your thermals what should you be doing to protect your home when the temperature drops?

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Make money from your home in 2019

make money from home 2019

Christmas was expensive and there's another two weeks until pay day. Being on the back foot with our finances so early in the year isn't where we want to be! So we've turned to Airbnb to see how renting out our homes might help us make some much needed additional income.

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Free tickets to Grand Designs Live 2019

Get your 2 free tickets to Grand Designs Live London 2019. On the 4 – 12 May 2019, London’s ExCeL will play host to Grand Designs Live; bringing the height of home and design innovation to London for the 14th year running.

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