Britain’s broken rental deposit scheme is causing misery for thousands, we reveal in new research today. Our guest author, who wishes to remain anonymous, shares their experience…
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10 UKTV channels, including Gold, were dropped by Virgin Media over the weekend after a dispute between the two companies – how do you feel about the changes?
Our investigation has uncovered rental properties in poor condition, vital safety information being missed on top of financial stresses. Have you experienced similar issues with a rental property?
Some letting agents and landlords are using holding deposits against potential tenants to secure higher rents. So how can you push back? Our guest, Sam Beswick, successfully claimed for a breach of contract… (more on holding deposits…)
Are you embarking on a DIY job this bank holiday weekend? Perhaps you’ve already started but have bitten off more than you can chew? You wouldn’t be alone, new Which? research shows…
There are nearly 130 species of slugs and snails in the UK and many are garden pests that can quickly wreak havoc. So how do you keep them off your prized plants?
On 18 February, the government launched an eight-week consultation aiming to shape a better complaints system for housing issues. Here, our guest, Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, outlines the government’s plans… (more on housing complaints system…)
It’s been dubbed the ‘Swiss Army’ micro home, squeezing a bedroom, bathroom and kitchen into just nine square metres. Called the aVoid, would you do just that or could you embrace its minimalist living?
Ikea’s founder died this week, leaving behind a legacy for good, affordable home design. But Ikea has become synonymous with much more than flat-pack furniture. So what do you most associate with the brand and are you a fan, asks our guest, Hannah Jolliffe. (more on Ikea…)
In response to the housing crisis, developers in cities are buying empty office space and turning it into tiny flats. But would you be prepared to sacrifice space and buy micro-home for getting on the property ladder?
They claim to save you hundreds of pounds on your electricity bill, help you towards electricity self-sufficiency, and even let you play a part in the National Grid. Are you tempted by a home battery? (more on home batteries…)
Buying and selling a home is stressful. It can be a long and uncertain process full of pitfalls. But with homebuying or selling being cited as one of the top consumer concerns by younger people, is it more demanding than it needs to be?
While your home may well be your castle, have you ever considered that it could also make you money? (more on making money out of your home…
Every year I swear I won’t do it until the clocks go back and every year I almost always fail.