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Nightmare neighbours could cost Brits £157 million a year

One in ten UK homeowners have claimed, or will need to claim on their home insurance as a direct result of their neighbours according to the latest research from MoneySuperMarket.

AA moves into home conveyancing

Homebuyers looking for a new home can now turn to the AA to handle their conveyancing.

More than £2.6 million issued for new Green Deal Home Improvement Fund

£2.61 million was issued to households through the new Green Deal Home Improvement Fund during the scheme’s first week, according to industry estimates.

Run your home from the wheel of your car

We’ve all had those “oh-no” moments after leaving home: the washing machine not switched on, the TV not set to record tonight’s movie, the air conditioning not primed to cool the house down ready for your return.

How to eat from a garden - cooking with Tom Aikens

How to eat from a garden - cooking with Tom Aikens

At a recent event in London, Michelin star winning chef Tom Aikens helped out a selection of avid gardeners who use the image website Pinterest.

Help to Buy helps house hunters make the aspirational move

Help to Buy helps house hunters make the aspirational move

Since the government introduced its Help to Buy scheme a year ago, finding the perfect place has become a reality for more and more people and as Bloor Homes highlights, house hunters across the UK have been able to use the scheme to buy their dream home sooner than they thought.

Baths versus showers - stats and facts

Any 21st century western world citizen is bound to have an opinion on the age old debate: baths or showers, which is better?

A sparkling start for Azuriet

A sparkling start for Azuriet

Since the introduction of its brand-new collection earlier this year, luxury vinyl flooring manufacturer, Moduleo has experienced a tremendous uplift in sales of its Azuriet products with sales doubling month-on-month.

Is this the end of the road for the domestic garage?

Nearly half (4.6m) of Britain’s 10.6m garages are no longer being used for what they were intended for, with almost two in five (39%) of drivers saying their garages are so full of household items they can no longer fit their vehicle in.

Whatever the weather, you can be tanning indoors this summer

Whatever the weather, you can be tanning indoors this summer

To celebrate the arrival of summer, DFS has reduced the new tan coloured Kemble, Montoya and Bryson ranges to half price in its June Price Snap. All crafted from natural leather and handmade to order, the pieces, which ooze timeless style, are perfect for those lazy summer weekends.

Almost 2 million homeowners choose to improve rather than move

Over 14 million people (44%) have undertaken major work on their current property, or plan to do so within the next year in order to improve or add value to their home, according to research from Lloyds Bank.

Grow your own this season

Grow your own this season

Summer is just around the corner and to help you start growing your own, Seed Pantry has launched a delightful new Mini Summer Allotment Starter pack containing everything you need to set up your own mini allotment.

Developer’s measures to make your new home as safe as houses

For many people buying a new home, transport links, location, local amenities and of course, price are major factors in the decision making process.

Dining rooms the most useless room in the house

The living room or lounge is the undisputed heart of the UK home, according to new research.

Brits ‘Don’ the Mad Men look

Brits ‘Don’ the Mad Men look

The return of the hit series, Mad Men, has prompted a retro revival in home, beauty and grooming purchases on Amazon.co.uk.