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  • House of horrors

    Protect yourself against the disasters an unscrupulous seller may have left waiting for you in the home you're about to buy, says Laura Howard.

  • Martin Roberts

    Martin Roberts, presenter of BBC1’s hit show Homes Under the Hammer, shares his top money secrets and tips.

  • A woman unlocks her new home

    Whether you're a key worker or simply can't afford a regular mortgage, then there are a range of Government schemes that could help. Kirstie Redford looks at the options.

  • Property

    Investing in property is no longer a sure-fire way to make money. Sarah Coles investigates how choosing the right location can help you make a better return.

  • Couple look around a house

    The tide has turned and it is now a buyers’ market. Making the most of this advantage could be key if you are looking to buy a property, and could even get help you bag a bargain.

  • A first-time buyer

    More and more first-time buyers turn to the bank of mum and dad to help them onto the property ladder. Hannah Ricci takes a look at how parents can help.

  • A couple enjoy their new home

    Despite a decade of house prices, there are plenty of things first-time buyers can do to bring their first home within reach. Sam Barrett looks at some options for people keen to get a foot on the...

  • Dreaming of the perfect property

    Finding the right property can be a struggle. Laura Howard talks to buyers who shunned the usual methods of house-hunting to secure their perfect properties. Plus Channel 4's Phil Spencer shares...

  • Folder for Home Information Pack

    Now that home information packs are compulsory for all residential properties, selling your home is not as straightforward as before. Laura Howard reveals everything you need to know before you...