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If you want to boost your home’s value, adding a bedroom or enlarging your kitchen is the best option, say experts. Would you rather improve than move?
The rise of self-storage businesses has been driven by our love of shopping and our inability to throw things away. Is Britain a nation of hoarders?
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.
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.
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.
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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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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