Home & Property
Owners of 500,000 Hotpoint, Indesit etc dryers urged to unplug to avoid fire risk – check yours now
The Government plans to order Whirlpool to recall an estimated 500,000 unmodified tumble dryers due to concerns they pose a fire risk - here's what to do if you're affected
12 June 2019
New housing complaints service to help tenants and homeowners escalate their disputes
A new single complaints service for renters and homeowners in England is to be launched, in a step forward for MoneySavingExpert's campaign for reform - but there's still more to be done
24 January 2019
Online estate agent Emoov goes into administration
Online estate agent Emoov is set to go into administration, sparking fears customers could be left out of pocket
4 December 2018
Revealed: GPs charging domestic violence survivors £100+ to sign legal aid forms
People who've suffered domestic violence can be charged more than £100 by their GP for supporting legal aid applications
25 November 2016
'I've got something unpleasant to tell you'
Protect yourself and loved ones from the 3Ds - Death, Divorce & Dementia
14 October 2016
Hope for 'mortgage prisoners' amid lending clampdown
Mortgage holders trapped on expensive deals because lenders are stricter have been given some hope under new rules
25 October 2012
Guest Comment: Glimmer of hope for first time buyers
It is hard not to feel sorry for the current crop of beleaguered property-owning wannabes but help to get them a mortgage could be at hand
22 April 2011
Site to protect against rogue traders launches
Under the scheme from web firm Bondpay consumers pay it the cash which is kept in trust until the work is complete
11 April 2011
Property professionals report house price drops
10 August 2010
The (slow) return of the sub-prime mortgage
6 August 2010
23 June 2021
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New plastic £50 note featuring Alan Turing goes into circulation - but you can still use paper versions until September 202223 June 2021A new plastic £50 note featuring the inventor and codebreaker Alan Turing has entered circulation today (23 June). It will replace the current paper design featuring entrepreneur Matthew Boulton and engineer James Watt, which you'll no longer be able to use from 30 September 2022.
Now to scrap multi-screen and introduce adverts to on-demand content from next month - unless you pay for its Boost add-on23 June 2021Now will scrap its free multi-screen option and introduce adverts on its on-demand video services from next month unless you pay extra for its optional Boost add-on service, which is also rising in price. But you can cancel your subscription at any point penalty-free if you're unhappy about the shake-up.
22 June 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
Waitrose shakes up loyalty card terms to prevent shoppers stacking two newspaper offers together to get bigger discounts21 June 2021Waitrose has shaken up its terms and conditions to prevent shoppers with a daily, weekly or weekend newspaper subscription from using their MyWaitrose card in the same transaction. It means shoppers can no longer stack the two schemes together to get a bigger discount on their shop.
Warning - certain Applaws, Pets at Home, Sainsbury's and Wilko branded cat food recalled over fears it could be linked to fatal disease21 June 2021Pet owners have been warned to stop feeding certain dry food to their cats over fears it could be linked to a fatal disease. Certain Applaws, Pets at Home, and Sainsbury’s branded cat food made by Fold Hill Foods are affected by the precautionary recall but you can get a full refund from retailers.
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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