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Ask an expert: ‘How long should I fix my mortgage for?’

Ask an expert: ‘How long should I fix my mortgage for?’

This week, a Which? Money expert explains how to choose the right fixed-rate mortgage if you're buying your first home.

Do solar panels affect the value of your home?

Do solar panels affect the value of your home?

Solar panels make no difference to property value, according to two thirds of estate agents, exclusive research reveals. Find out the pros and cons of solar PV.

Rip-off ground rents: could new-build leasehold houses be banned?

Rip-off ground rents: could new-build leasehold houses be banned?

Which? looks at government plans to launch a consultation to ban leasehold new-build houses and stop unfair ground rent 'doubling' practices

Are 35 year mortgages a bad idea?

Are 35 year mortgages a bad idea?

Which? investigates how much more expensive longer-term mortgages are for home buyers, and offers advice on choosing the right mortgage term.

Renting versus buying: which will cost you more?

Renting versus buying: which will cost you more?

Buying a home often works out cheaper than renting – but high rent costs and huge deposit requirements are locking first-time buyers out of home ownership, according to data from...

Bank of England crackdown: will new lending rules stop you getting a mortgage?

Bank of England crackdown: will new lending rules stop you getting a mortgage?

The Bank of England (BoE) has brought in tighter regulations for mortgage lenders, amid starker warnings about household debt in the UK. But what effect will they have on your...

The future of property: Would you sell your home on Facebook?

The future of property: Would you sell your home on Facebook?

Viewing a house, applying for a mortgage or making a property sale? There’s an app for that. Last week, Santander announced it would be bringing video link mortgage advice to...

One in four British households will rent privately by end of 2021

One in four British households will rent privately by end of 2021

The proportion of British households renting privately is expected to rise by 24% by the end of 2021, according to a report examining the private rented sector. The report from UK...

One in five home buyers blow their budget

One in five home buyers blow their budget

In a bid to secure their perfect property, one fifth of home-buyers spend more than their top budget, according to our new research. As part of the 2017 Which? Home...

Ask an expert: ‘How can I finance a property auction purchase?’

Ask an expert: ‘How can I finance a property auction purchase?’

Every week, Which?’s money experts answer your financial queries. You can submit your questions to money-letters@which.co.uk, or via our Facebook or Twitter pages. Q. I’m thinking of bidding on a...

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