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Avoid these clichés if you want to sell your home

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If you’re selling a property, some well-worn phrases are guaranteed to put buyers on their guard. We explain how to get your home’s marketing right.

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Things parents will do for a good school catchment area

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With one in 10 parents willing to pay more than £50,000 for a house in a good school catchment area, we look at some alternative methods parents have used.  Read More…

Six reasons you won't get a mortgage

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New lending rules means the banks have more excuses than ever to turn down home-loan customers. We explain how to avoid being caught out.

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8 of the best Shed of the Year 2014 finalists

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From giant glass hot-cross buns to over-sized green teapots, here are our eight favourite finalists from Shed of the Year 2014.

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Would you settle for vouchers from your home insurer?

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Insurance companies are increasingly likely to pay claims with high-street vouchers rather than cash. But is this fair?

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Why an Englishman’s garage is no longer his castle

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Nearly half of garages are not used to park cars in any more, which, as we find out, can have some unexpected effects on the price you pay for car insurance.

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Six things you must know before you rent a property

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Competition for rentals is fierce in many parts of the UK. But that doesn’t mean you should rush into an agreement without checking for potential pitfalls.

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Thousands face 'unaffordable' mortgage rate rise

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Research suggests many borrowers are being overambitious when buying a new home. But a rise in interest rates means they could get a nasty shock.

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Should you fix your mortgage for 10 years?

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New homebuyers with small deposits can now fix their loans for a decade. But is this long-term security worth the extra costs and restrictions?

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Moving home? You'll need £4,205 to fix hidden horrors

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Buyers are feeling pressured to purchase a home without checking it properly for damage, leaving many with hefty repair bills after moving in, research shows.

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