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Brits predict the homes of tomorrow

Smart house controlled by an app

What will the house of the future look like? Brits want to see facial recognition security, voice-activated lights and self-flushing toilets.

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What is your neighbours' most annoying habit?

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Loud music, screaming children or problem pets: what most irritates you about your neighbours?

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Help To Buy ISA offers £3,000 boost to first-time buyers

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A new government-backed savings programme for struggling first-time buyers appears to be particularly generous. So why has it been subject to criticism?

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How to avoid injuring yourself when doing DIY

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Heed these safety tips to keep yourself safe and sound when tackling any DIY project.

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7 DIY tips to give your home a facelift

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Why move when you can improve? Here are some tips to giving your home a facelift and increase its value.

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10 spectacular Pinterest fails

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Before you set out to tackle a DIY Pinterest project, take a look at some of these disasters.

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What does 2015 hold for your finances?

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2014 surprised many people, with no sign of the long-awaited interest-rate hike and a drastic fall in the price of oil. So what does 2015 have in store?

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Have you been a property winner or loser in 2014?

Winner and loser females

House prices cooled in the second half of the year thanks to tougher lending rules. But the property market should get a boost from new stamp duty reforms.

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How to protect yourself against gazumpers

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A survey shows almost a quarter of homeowners have been gazumped by rival buyers at some point. So how can you avoid being outbid at the last minute?

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Top tips if you're leaving your home alone this Christmas

Top tips if you're leaving your Home Alone this Christmas

Christmas is one of the busiest times of year for burglars, so we asked a little friend of ours for his top tips if you're planning on leaving your home alone over the festive period.

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