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Choose carefully when selecting your estate agent if a 2015 move is on the cards

With a New Year just around the corner – many people decide that January is the time they are ready and want to move house.

Part exchange could be the key to your new dream home in 2015

Part exchange could be the key to your new dream home in 2015

If the home of your dreams seems out of reach because you can’t sell an existing property - then part exchange could be the answer to a smooth move in 2015.

Ikano helps Barratt customers get even more from their new homes

Retail finance specialist Ikano Bank has teamed up with Barratt, the biggest housebuilder in Britain, to offer its customers a unique finance package.

Redrow buyers can save money in first four months in their new home

Redrow buyers can save money in first four months in their new home

A new mortgage product which reduces homeowners’ monthly repayments in the first four months has been made available exclusively to purchasers of a brand new Redrow home.

Hang up your stocking in a brand new home this Christmas

Hang up your stocking in a brand new home this Christmas

The nip of autumn is well and truly in the air – and whether we like it or not, a sign that the festive season is fast approaching.

£60,000 gap to jump up the housing ladder to second home

Growing house prices mean there is an ever widening gap for those making the move to the second step on the housing ladder, according to the fourth annual Second Steppers Report from Lloyds Bank.

Now is the time to buy a new home

Now is the time to buy a new home

As major mortgage lenders slash rates to fight for business, now is the time to buy a Redrow home in Yorkshire, an expert has said.

Lloyds Bank customers get an iPad when they move home

Lloyds Bank has announced its latest offer which gives first time buyers and homemovers an iPad to help keep them connected when they move into their new house.

Need a new home to hibernate in this autumn? Move in before the dark nights arrive

Need a new home to hibernate in this autumn? Move in before the dark nights arrive

We may just be edging towards the end of summer – but when the clocks go back and the nights pull in, what better than to cosy up at home with the curtains drawn to keep the winter out?

£136.5bn boom in next five years from property downsizing

New research from MGM Advantage, the retirement income specialists, shows 12% of the UK’s retired population are planning to downsize their property within the next five years, potentially unlocking an estimated £136.5bn of housing equity in the process.

Parents willing to pay more than £50,000 extra for school catchment area privilege

Parents willing to pay more than £50,000 extra for school catchment area privilege

Some parents (10%) are willing to pay more than £50,000 extra for a property in a desirable school catchment area, according to research from Confused.com.

Third of people think moving house is as stressful as a relationship ending

One in three people in the UK claim that buying a property is either more or as stressful as the end of a serious relationship.

Pay an extra £483,000 to live near one of England’s top state schools

Parents in the postal district of the Beaconsfield High School in Buckinghamshire face paying a premium of £483,031 (154%) compared to the average house price in neighbouring areas, according to new research by Lloyds Bank.

Stepping up the housing ladder is stress-free with easymover scheme

Stepping up the housing ladder is stress-free with easymover scheme

East Midlands house-hunters who dream of taking a step up the property ladder – but are struggling to overcome the obstacle of selling their existing home – can find the ideal solution to their problems with Taylor Wimpey.

Burgled Britons on the move

A quarter (25%) of all Brits have been burgled, and almost half (46%) of them admitted that they’d moved house post burglary, according to research from over 50s insurance specialist RIAS.