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  • December 5, 2018

    How to avoid a home disaster this Christmas

    There's not a lot you can do to control the inevitable disasters over Christmas, from unappreciated gifts to up-ended board games and rows about what family movie to watch. But you can make sure you're prepared for this common disaster....

  • December 5, 2018

    Sell your house this Christmas!

    Thinking of waiting until spring to sell? You may want to think again this Christmas.

  • December 5, 2018

    Freelancers fear mortgage rejection

    In this fortnight's mortgage round-up, consumer journalist Christine Toner looks at why freelancers fear mortgage rejection, how borrowers are seeking certainty and the increasing appeal of cashback mortgages

  • November 29, 2018

    What you need to know before you buy a home on a new housing estate

    If you are buying a home on an estate for the first time and it was built within the last 15 years or so, you may not be aware that you need to know if an estate charge applies. We have invited campaign group HorNet to tell us what this is and why it matters!

  • November 29, 2018

    Moving house again? Here’s how we can help…

    We love hearing feedback from our members. Here we ask Dearbhaile Bradley what she made of our service and how we helped....

  • November 22, 2018

    Five year fixed rates rising

    Fixed rates are rising but should LTVS be doing the same? All this and more in this fortnight's mortgage update.

  • November 22, 2018

    One in three house sales collapse within three weeks

    Think having an offer accepted is the end of the stress? Think again.

  • November 20, 2018

    Ultimate Christmas hacks

    Christmas can be a wonderful time of year but it can be pretty stressful too. So our consumer journalist Christine Toner runs through some of the ways to take the de-stress the festive period.

  • November 20, 2018

    How Christmas could ruin your house-buying prospects

    We look at the try before you buy and other credit options that are out to tempt you this Christmas and how they could scupper your plans for buying a home

  • November 16, 2018

    How to prevent break-ins this winter

    Consumer journalist Christine Toner reflects on her scary experience and suggests ways to prevent a burglary in the darker months.