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  • September 18, 2019

    In the news, the latest round up

    This week we look at how to get a night at Downton Abbey, the good news that more first time buyers are getting on the ladder and why so many of us are afraid of reapplying after a failed mortgage application.

  • September 17, 2019

    The top 10 kerb appeal features – and how to boost your home’s appeal

    68% of home buyers think kerb appeal is important when buying a home. Here we reveal the kerb appeal features buyers are searching for and how to achieve them to attract buyers and sell for a top price.

  • September 17, 2019

    Pollution website hotspots could impact house prices

    A new air pollution tool encourages London house-hunters to cut property prices

  • September 17, 2019

    The right lighting for your new home

    Have you moved home recently or are you in the process of moving? To feel completely comfortable in your new living space, having the right light design is a necessity. So we've asked lights.co.uk for advice - and they're also offering our readers a lights.co.uk discount voucher offering 10% off until end of October 2019.

  • September 12, 2019

    In the news, the latest round up

    This week we've been reading about how the bank of gran and grandad are using their wealth to help their grandchildren, how bumper mortgages are back as low deposit loans hit highest level and what you need to know about property fraud.

  • September 12, 2019

    Mortgage boost for zero hours contract workers

    Workers on zero hours contracts will find it easier to get a mortgage thanks to new changes made by a major lender

  • September 5, 2019

    How much extra would you pay to buy a house near an Ofsted “outstanding” school?

    As children return to school this week, we look at research that suggests a house near an Ofsted "outstanding" school adds a whopping £180,000 to the value. 

  • September 5, 2019

    In the news this week, the latest round up

    This week we bring you the easiest places to buy a first home in Britain, how Tesco's is moving its mortgage business to Halifax and what it means for you, why 1 in 6 of us will still be paying off our mortgage at 65 and the Labour Party's plans for rented property.

  • September 5, 2019

    Are stamp duty changes still possible?

    With no mention of stamp duty in the Spending Review, but a possible General Election on the way, we look at what stamp duty changes are still possible...

  • August 29, 2019

    Government pledges to make home ownership more affordable

    The government has announced this week they are giving access to 35 year mortgages for Help to Buy homeowners, consulting on changes to shared ownership schemes and want to "build homes for locals".