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New rules set to make it harder to get a mortgage

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From the end of April, lenders will subject mortgage applications to greater scrutiny – and this could affect your chances of buying a home.

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Fife & Newcastle top nuisance neighbours complaint list

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There were almost half a million complaints to councils last year about noisy or inconsiderate neighbours. We explain how to stand up for your rights.

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Rude street names knock £84,000 off property price

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Names like Fanny Street and Slag Lane may make us laugh but rude street names can knock thousands of pounds off the value of your home, finds new research.

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Under-35s shun contents cover

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One in five homes lack contents insurance with 18 to 35-year-olds more likely to shun cover. But as burglary rates fall, is cover necessary? We take a look. 

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Finances force 21% of couples to cohabit

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Money – or the lack of it – is causing couples to fast-forward relationships, as 21% admit finances caused them to move in together sooner than planned.

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Warning over sales of flood-damaged homes

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If you need to move out of a flood-damaged property, a quick-sale company may be able to help. But be warned: the cost could be higher than you expect. 

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74% underestimate full homebuying costs

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From solicitors' bills to removal fees, 74% of homeowners underestimate the full cost of buying a home, finds new research by the government-backed Money Advice Service. We look at what it really costs.

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Floods set to cause home insurance price rise

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Insurers are still weighing up the impact of this winter's awful weather. But a surge in flood-related claims is likely to raise everyone's premiums. 

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Annual mortgage statements explained

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Don't ignore your annual mortgage statement as being clued up about your borrowing makes it easier to switch to a better deal when the chance comes. We explain all.

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Should you insure your LEGO collection?

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LEGO enthusiasts can amass collections worth thousands of pounds, so it's worth checking your bricks and figures are protected in case of loss or damage.

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