Improvements

Home extensions: what you need to know

With the cost of moving home running into thousands of pounds, it could make more sense to stay put and convert the loft or build an extension. We do the sums.

Deal of the Week: Get two free tickets for The London Homebuilding & Renovating Show

Friday, 28 July 2017 | News

If you’re into self-building or are undertaking a renovation project, you can get two free tickets to visit The London Homebuilding & Renovating Show in London.

Get two FREE tickets to The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show

Thursday, 26 January 2017 | News

Moneywise is offering readers two tickets each, worth £36 a pair to one day of The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from 23-26 March 2017.

Building a granny flat? Sort out the finances first

Thursday, 12 January 2017 | Article

More and more families are realising that having an elderly parent living with them could pay off.

Funny money: Copper load of this floor

Monday, 12 December 2016 | News

If you’re a regular listener of Share Radio on Wednesday mornings (which you should be!) you’ll have been treated to Moneywise editor Moira O’Neill talking about her...

Top tips for beating damp and mould

Friday, 09 December 2016 | Article

Read any debate about the private rented sector and you’ll notice that one issue comes up time and time again: damp.

10 unusual ways to boost your home's value

Friday, 14 October 2016 | Article

If you’re thinking of selling up, it’s good to know how desirable your property really is. We highlight the outside influences that could add thousands to your sale.

82% of Brits delay DIY jobs

Friday, 26 August 2016 | News

With the August Bank Holiday upon us – a traditional time for many to carry out DIY jobs – a new report has revealed that more than three quarters of us will delay home maintenance jobs for as long as possible.

Are you spending enough on property maintenance?

Tuesday, 21 June 2016 | News

Most UK homeowners spend less than £250 maintaining the outside of their property each year, running the risk of their homes falling into disrepair, according to new a new survey. 

Five things to consider before buying a listed property

Thursday, 24 March 2016 | Article

England and Wales boast half a million listed buildings, each with its own story to tell. Many of us dream of owning one of these chocolate-box cottages or sprawling historic houses.

Would you invest in renewable energy?

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 | Article

It sounds like the perfect investment.