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Which property improvements add value? Find out using our Home Renovation tool

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 | Article

Perhaps you’re thinking of carrying out a few home improvements to make your living area more spacious? Or are you looking for ways to increase the value of your home before you sell?

Basements gain ground as Brits strive to achieve their dream home

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 | News

Home improvements such as converting a basement are gaining popularity while building a conservatory is falling out of favour, as only one in five Brits says they are living in their dream home.

Three in 10 Moneywise users would try home staging to sell a property

Monday, 24 July 2017 | News

Three in 10 (29%) Moneywise.co.uk users would consider using a home staging firm to try and sell their property, according to our latest poll results.

Five ways to home stage on a shoestring

Friday, 21 July 2017 | Article

Hiring a company to stage and decorate your property to lure in potential buyers could mean you get a lot more when you sell, and in a cooling property market, it could clinch a sale.

Fight for your rights: “Lagan Homes won’t pay out on faulty windows”

Monday, 19 June 2017 | Article

This article was written by Moneywise's Fight for your Rights columnist Simon Read in response to a reader’s query.

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.