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  • April 18, 2019

    Easter offers for you

    HomeOwners Alliance have partnered with our friends at Blossoming Gifts and Good Homes magazine to offer you 20% off Easter flowers and 25% off a 12 month subscription.

  • April 18, 2019

    Help! I’ve sold my house but can’t find a new one…

    Brexit uncertainty continues to loom and you wonder if your house will ever sell. Then you get a buyer, they offer asking price and in no time at all you've sold and the completion date is fast approaching. Trouble is you haven't found a house to move to. Don't panic - there are options...

  • April 16, 2019

    15 ways to cut the cost of moving home

    In amongst the costs involved in buying property the cost of moving can often be overlooked. But, moving costs can add up to over £1,000. Here are 15 ways to cut the cost of moving home.

  • April 11, 2019

    Has your mortgage deal come to an end?

    In this week’s mortgage round-up we’re looking at how April is huge month for remortgages, the rise in last-time buyers and the failure of retirement mortgages.

  • April 11, 2019

    What to do if a building project goes wrong

    Mention builders amongst your friends and you will no doubt hear a couple of horror stories. From works that took months longer than planned to dodgy work that had to be corrected everyone has a story or has heard one. Here’s what you can do if you run into problems with your building project.

  • April 5, 2019

    “House builders won’t deliver quality unless we hold back cash”

    That's what almost 9 in 10 (88%) of new build homeowners and three-quarters (76%) of UK adults are saying according to our latest study to measure support for the introduction of a ‘snagging retention’ system - where buyers withhold funds to house builders until they rectify any faults.

  • April 4, 2019

    Bring light into your loft conversion

    A loft conversion is a great way to add more space and value to your home. But how do you make sure you get enough light in? We've asked Velux to tell us about their latest products to create a bright and light loft space.

  • April 4, 2019

    In The News This Week

    Consumer journalist Rebecca Gamble has waded through all the April Fools "news" to bring you the top stories homeowners, home buyers and sellers need to know about from across this week's news outlets....

  • April 3, 2019

    10 ways to settle into your new neighbourhood

    Moving to a new area can feel isolating but there are lots of things you can do to settle into your new neighbourhood and become a part of the local community.

  • April 3, 2019

    Buyers feel forced into using estate agents’ in-house brokers, report warns

    Pressure selling by estate agents hit the headlines again this week. We look at the latest data, changes afoot, and what you can do if you feel under pressure to use the agent's in-house mortgage broker - or risk losing out on that house.