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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?
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.
A detached house is the most desirable type of home for Britons, according to a new survey.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has admitted that steps could soon be taken to cool Britain's surging housing market.
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?
Home buyers are now paying nearly 97% of the asking price of a property, marking the highest average percentage seen in nearly 12 years, property analyst Hometrack has reported.
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