In the news this week we look at how removing stamp duty would help last time buyers, the new taxes hitting accidental landlords and how a no-deal Brexit will impact homeowners.
Read our take on the latest developments of interest to homeowners and aspiring homeowners, with contributions from our staff, supporters and guest contributions.
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
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.
Millions of policy holders are overpaying for insurance for their home and car, costing them an extra £200 per person per year on average a regulator has reported.
The National Pet Show, sponsored by Petsurance from The PDSA, is back for its sixth year. It returns to Birmingham’s NEC on the Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 November. Bigger, better and furrier than ever!
This week's news looks at how long it takes people to decide they want to buy a property, the lenders offering 40 years mortgage terms, the impact of restrictive covenants and more
We all know you pay more for a new build home. It's the same principle as when buy a new car. But latest research shows first-time buyers using a Help to Buy can pay up to 22% more. We take a look at this research and how you can avoid paying over the odds...
In this week's news, is the government considering scrapping inheritance tax? Is this the biggest fall in stamp duty payments in a decade? And the government wants to know what you think of their proposals for a new "green standard" for housing.
Considering a kitchen redesign? We’ve asked Lucy Searle, Editor in Chief of Realhomes.com for the kitchen design ideas you need to know.
If you want to sell your home before Christmas, there is still time – just. Our latest research shows home-sellers need to have their property on the market by 21st October. Follow these tips for a speedy sale.
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12 November 2019