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Want To Learn Woodworking Tips? Read On.

Do you think woodworking is too difficult? Think again! With a little knowledge you can learn the skills necessary to work with wood. All that is necessary is the willingness and urge to learn. The tips included here will help you begin a hobby in woodworking. Safety is crucial when it comes to woodworking. Always […]

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Currys failed to give voucher for faulty laptop as promised

In mid-September I went to Currys to find out when I would get my computer back (bought in 2012) following a repair. I was told it had been written off but, as I had paid monthly for a Team Knowhow support agreement, I would receive a voucher towards the cost of a replacement. Hearing nothing, […]

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At 63, what are my options for paying back an interest-only mortgage?

Q Could you please advise me? I have a property on which I have an interest-only mortgage that ends in three years’ time. To be able to pay back the mortgage I will be forced to sell. I am 63. Are there any other options open to me apart from marrying a super-rich sugar daddy […]

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What are your options if you need a mortgage when you’re over 80?

Most of us would like to think that once we reach our 80s or 90s, our mortgage-paying days will be long gone. But life sometimes doesn’t work out like that, and there are those who still need a home loan in their 10th decade. Audrey Lewis is one. She is 91 and would like to […]

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Heat pumps: have a cosy home without warming the planet

When Graham Davidson and his wife, Pauline, retired to a bungalow in Norfolk three years ago they ripped out the old boiler and replaced it with an air source heat pump at a cost of £10,000. But this pricey replacement has turned into a moneyspinner for the Davidsons – and millions of British households are […]

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‘Why did it take nine hours to go 130 miles in our new electric Porsche?’

A couple from Kent have described how it took them more than nine hours to drive 130 miles home from Bournemouth as they struggled to find a working charger capable of producing enough power to their electric car. Linda Barnes and her husband had to visit six charging stations as one after another they were […]

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Flat sellers could still face holdups despite safety form change

A government announcement designed to help the owners of 450,000 flats that are currently unsaleable “does not solve the problem”, according to organisations representing the UK’s mortgage industry. Last weekend – somewhat out of the blue – the housing secretary, Robert Jenrick, announced that those living in blocks of flats without cladding will no longer […]