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Home improvements add nearly £30,000 to a property's value on average, new research from peer-to-peer lender Zopa, has found.
Two million homeowners have carried out improvements to their property because they can't afford to move.
"Pressured" homebuyers spend an average £4,205 fixing 'hidden' problems with their new property, new research shows.
Some 20% of the British Public admit to needing help with changing a light bulb.
Over seven million households will embark on some kind of DIY project in this Easter weekend - but they won't all go smoothly.
A third of home improvers could have invalidated their home insurance, according to a survey by uSwitch.
Our expert advises a reader on which home improvements could add the most value to their property.
A new scheme aiming to tackle homes sitting empty despite a national housing shortage has been launched in England.
If you're planning to use your extra day off this weekend to get stuck in to those DIY jobs you've been putting off, be careful.
Householders are too lax when it comes to protecting their homes from thieves, the AA has warned.
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