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The 9 cheapest properties for sale in Milton Keynes right now

Fancy buying a home in Milton Keynes but don’t think you can afford it? Think again, as all of these properties are on the market for less than £131,000.

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How to stop the humble hedgehog disappearing from British gardens and countryside forever

How to stop the humble hedgehog disappearing from British gardens and countryside forever

Daniel Allen, Keele University

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Seven laws you might be breaking in your own garden without realising it

Thousands of British gardeners are at risk of becoming unwitting criminals due to a lack of knowledge of basic gardening laws, experts have claimed.

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Warning issued over spontaneously shattering windows

A window manufacturer has issued a warning over a range of its products which may be prone to spontaneously shattering

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SOILGATE: Female chimney sweep threatened with prosecution for wanting to use topsoil from her garden on her allotment

SOILGATE: Female chimney sweep threatened with prosecution for wanting to use topsoil from her garden on her allotment

A female chimney sweep has incurred the wrath of her town council neighbours over a ‘Soilgate’ scandal.

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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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D.I...WHY? New research hammers home the true cost of DIY

D.I...WHY? New research hammers home the true cost of DIY

Half of us (48%) confess to believing we are good or very good at DIY despite a third (33%) having admitted that they have suffered a DIY disaster.

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Will this be one of the most desirable houses in Britain?

A developer with an eye for luxury has grand designs for what promises to be one of the most sought after homes in the UK in Beaconsfield, Bucks.

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Latest school league tables show where you live affects your childs education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

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2017 property crash would see �399 a week wiped off UK property values

2017 property crash would see £399 a week wiped off UK property values

While the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has forecast that house prices in the UK will rise by around 3 per cent this year, a Times survey of leading economists has predicted that 2017 could be the year the London property bubble finally bursts, almost a decade on from the last market crash

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Casting call for new TV show which helps you find your dream home

Led by property expert, Lucy Alexander (of Homes Under the Hammer fame), indecisive house hunters will be given the chance to find the right property for them.

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Could you afford the Friends apartment or the Simpsons’ house on Evergreen Terrace?

Could you afford the Friends apartment or the Simpsons’ house on Evergreen Terrace?

If you questioned how a gang featuring an unemployed actor, a chef, a masseuse and a waitress could afford to live in an upmarket apartment in the sitcom Friends - you’re not the only one.

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B&Q issues recall over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has issued a recall after it emerged that one of its products could pose an injury risk to users.

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Cost of moving house soars

Cost of moving house soars

The average cost of moving home in the UK has risen by £870 during the past year, up to £10,996.

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How to sell your house

How to sell your house - 10 tips from top property developers

Selling your home is one of the biggest financial matters most of us will ever deal with.

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UK house prices continue to rise

UK house prices continue to rise

House prices across the UK have continued to rise despite warnings over the potential effect of the Brexit vote and changes to stamp duty rules.

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Travel: Head to Holland for your spring bulbs

Travel: Head to Holland for your spring bulbs

Keukenhof is a gardeners paradise and is offering a flower show in October.

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Average home price set to rise by £40,000 in 5 years

Average home price set to rise by £40,000 in 5 years

The price of a home will be about £40,000 higher in five years’ time, even though prices are expected to slow in the wake of the Brexit vote.

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Woburn Gardens

How do Woburn gardens grow?

There’s nothing like checking in with an Open Garden event to make you work on your own forlorn patch.

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The average home-owning pensioner has made �500 a month this year

Pensioners’ wealth soars £9bn in six months thanks to property boom

Britain’s home-owning pensioners have seen their cumulative wealth soar by £9.24 billion since the start of the year thanks to the strong housing market.

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