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Save energy and money...

Posted on 01/07/2013

Saving energy, although extremely important isn’t just about the environmental factors, but it’s also a really easy way to save money on your utility bills too. With just a few simple changes to your home and your lifestyle you could save yourself hundreds of pounds.

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Social housing tenants likely to be hit with bedroom tax

Posted on 04/04/2013

Social housing tenants, of working age, with spare rooms are likely to have their housing benefit docked from April. The government’s ‘bedroom tax’ initiative could see social housing tenants lose out on average around £14 per week, for having a spare room in their property.

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Get permanently cheap gas and electricity with the Cheap Marketing Club

Posted on 04/04/2013

Money Saving Expert have launched a ‘Cheap Energy Club’, which after signing up, compares the market to check if you’re on the cheapest deal for your gas and electricity. Monthly comparison checks are carried out to make sure you’re still on the cheapest deal, and if you’re not they’ll alert you and let you know what the best deals are.

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Renter’s solutions: gardening without a garden

Posted on 04/04/2013

It can be difficult to be green fingered if you’re renting a flat or apartment that doesn’t have a garden. However, there are lots of articles and blogs online that offer a wide-range of top tips and ideas for growing plants and even vegetables on balconies, patios and windowsills.

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Renting with pets

Posted on 14/03/2013

In a study conducted by the Dogs Trust in 2008, 78% of pet owners had experienced difficulties finding privately rented accommodation that allowed pets, with 54% of pet owners never actually being able to find a suitable rented property at all.

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Securing the perfect property in a competitive market

Posted on 14/03/2013

The current demand for rental properties has hit an all time high – with the difficulties of securing a mortgage, along with the increase in employment many prospective buyers are looking to the rental market for more flexible housing options.

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