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  • August 14, 2018

    When will your lender hike the rate of your mortgage?

    Has your lender increased it's rates? Consumer journalist Christine Toner takes a look in this fortnight’s mortgage update.

  • August 14, 2018

    Are you ready to pay £50 more for your energy bills?

    British Gas has hiked prices again - so what should you do now? Consumer journalist Christine Toner takes a look at what's going on and what you can do

  • August 14, 2018

    Get your Free Homebuilding and Renovating Show tickets

    All the practical solutions you could want for your project will be at The London Homebuilding & Renovating Show

  • August 13, 2018

    Should I be considering equity release?

    More and more homeowners are looking to equity release to fund their retirement or help out family members. But what should you consider before getting involved? We speak to Key Retirement.

  • August 10, 2018

    Properties selling for thousands below asking price

    Properties in UK are selling for an average of 3.7% below asking price, according to latest research. Here's how to negotiate a good deal.

  • July 31, 2018

    A first glimpse at leasehold reform proposals

    The complicated and unfair leasehold system in the UK continues to cause problems for thousands of ‘homeowners’ across the country. Now that the Law Commission has responded to calls for an overhaul of the system, what will it mean for leaseholders?

  • July 31, 2018

    95% mortgage market bouncing back

    The Help to Buy Mortgage Guarantee scheme may have long since ended but lenders are still willing to lend at 95%, says consumer journalist Christine Toner.

  • July 30, 2018

    Buyers forking out thousands due to down valuations

    Down valuations causing chaos, movers staying put and fee-free deals on the rise - we’ve got all you need to know in this fortnight’s mortgage update.

  • July 26, 2018

    Exclusive Bloom & Wild 25% off offer

    We are really chuffed to be partnering with the lovely people at Bloom and Wild! They've given our readers an exclusive 25% off. But get it quick while it lasts!

  • July 19, 2018

    How to get rid of wasps this summer

    The sunny weather continues but while we’re all enjoying the heatwave, so too are the UK’s wasp population. We don't have anything against these pollinators and they're an important part of the ecosystem, but a wasps nest in your home or garden is bad news.