Have you already decked the halls? Or waiting for this weekend? Although the big day is going to look a little different this year, the Christmas tree is the must have centrepiece of every festive home. But what's better for the environment: a real or fake Christmas tree?
Read our take on the latest developments of interest to homeowners and aspiring homeowners, with contributions from our staff, supporters and guest contributions.
The government committed to £20bn of spending on new housing from 2021-22 in today's Spending Review including a new Home Building Fund - but how are they going to pay for it?
Rishi Sunak has announced an extension of the stamp duty holiday until the end of June in the budget with lower rates until the end of September. This will be welcomed by those buying a home who have been very worried about having to pay up to £15k extra on their purchase if they don't complete in time. The extension will likely cause another mini-surge of activity as buyers and sellers rush to take advantage of the savings. With transactions taking on average 4 months, what can you do to speed up your purchase?
With staycations a growing trend, is now the time to invest?
Don't be alarmed at your building surveyor's report on the house you want to buy. Many of the problems listed are surprisingly common. But some are more expensive than others.
Boris wants to turn generation rent into generation buy. But what's the plan and will it work?
The UK is now in lockdown. What does this mean for your house sale, purchase or move?
How to speed up your house sale and/or purchase so you don't miss out on the stamp duty holiday
Traditionally, Spring is one of the best times to put your home on the market. But with a global pandemic and UK wide lockdown, is this really the time to be moving house?
The government aims to help more first time buyers with changes announced this week to the shared ownership scheme. Homebuyers struggling with affordability will now be able to buy a smaller share in their property - just 10% - to get a foot on the housing ladder.