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Is your house a home or an investment?

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Britain is a nation obsessed with bricks and mortar. For those who do own their own property, how do you view it - as a home or an investment? 

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To highlight the issue of home security, gave three people the chance to break in to a house and pilfer some of the UK’s most stolen items. Find out what happened here.

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Why move when you can improve?

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When you factor in the costs associated with moving, and bear in mind that any improvements you make are likely to add to your home’s value, staying put makes even more sense.  Read More…

Don’t care attitude costs homeowners up to £229 a year

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Homeowners could be missing out on savings of up to £229 a year by failing to shop around for the cheapest home insurance deal.

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Video: Are you an easy target for burglars?

How to beat burglars

Is your home an easy target for burglars? It's easy to get complacent when it comes to home security. Watch what happened when put this to the test.

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Cash-for-gold sites blamed for rise in jewellery thefts

A masked burglar breaking into a house through the window

The prominence of cash-for-gold services is thought to be playing a part in the rise in jewellery thefts, according to new research.

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Britain's unluckiest house number revealed

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Does your house number have any bearing on your property’s risk of fire, flood or burglary? We reveal Britain's unluckiest house number.  Read More…

Win one of the UK's most stolen items in our burglary experiment

Burglary experience

If you think you've got what it takes then watch this video and tell us what town or city the clues point to, we need people with a talent for problem solving. Speed is required as we'll be selecting the quickest people to be involved.

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Quirky and cunning home security tips

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As peak holiday season arrives we reveal top home security tips and offer you the chance to win a Wi-Fi security-cam robot to protect your property.

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The precious and pricey items people value and cherish at home

Sentimental value infographic teaser

Sometimes the things that are important to us are expensive gadgets and sometimes they are priceless tokens which mean a lot to us. Can the economically valuable ever be our most precious item as well?

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