March 2, 2012

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A double column post?

Welcome to Home Truths where your property questions will be answered by two of Britain’s best known property journalists Ross Clark and Sebastian O’KellyWelcome to Home Truths where your property questions will be answered by two of Britain’s best known property journalists Ross Clark and Sebastian O’Kelly Welcome to Home Truths where your property questions […]

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April 6, 2012

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Orlando Furioso

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A test to see whether adding Ariosto to categories will create a new lower menu

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April 3, 2012

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Click here to leave a question

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Leave your property question in the ‘comment’ box below. Please do not name or defame specific individuals or companies

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April 3, 2012

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I want to buy my garden

I rent rather than own part of my garden, and have done for 20 years, paying £32 a year.   However, given that it is ‘landlocked’ it is of no use to anyone else.    I have asked the company which owns the land whether it would sell it to me, but they asked me for an […]

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March 29, 2012

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Burst pipes

In December 2010 our house was flooded when pipes burst while we were on holiday.    Fortunately, our insurance company covered the cost of gutting and rebuilding the downstairs.    When we moved back into the property last July one of the central heating radiators only came on when the water was on, and the boiler made […]

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March 29, 2012

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New Buy Guarantee

95 per cent mortgages back – but the taxpayer takes the risk In the boom years you didn’t need much in the way of savings to buy a house: 95 and 100 per cent mortgages were routine.     But they disappeared with the credit crunch, forcing new buyers to stump up deposits of at […]

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March 2, 2012

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My tap flooded the street, is it my fault?

Yesterday our Ukrainian cleaner came round to tidy up the house, while the lady wife was out at Tesco’s. One thing led to another and we ended up sharing a bath and sadly omitted to close the elegant Edwardian levered tap device. This resulted in a deluge of quasi Biblical proportions. All the neighbouring houses […]

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