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Creating Expectations: Using Door Handles, Door Fixtures and Door Furniture To Impress

 When a guest comes to your home the first thing they're likely to look at with any scrutiny is your front door. More directly, beyond the door and it's general surrounding the handle, fixtures and knocker (is applicable) are the first thing your guest is likely to interact with. With this in mind it makes se...10:45 Thu 17th Jun 2010

How To Make Your House A Home

Many of us have, at one time or another, picked up a paint brush or a screwdriver and done a bit of DIY. Whether it is to redecorate a new home or simply spruce up your existing one people are DIYing it for themselves often every weekend. It can be relatively easy to give your home a new look without breaking the bank....10:45 Thu 17th Jun 2010

Getting the best deal from your energy supplier

Getting the best deal from your energy supplierWinter is a time when most households turn the heating up to full and bask in its life-giving warmth for four months straight; but by the time January comes around everyone is dreading the huge bill all that heat has racked up dropping through their letterbox.It is common ...13:37 Thu 27th May 2010

Some Common Questions About Mortgages

Buying our own home can be a complicated business; all the fees and confusing estate agents jargon. One of the biggest issues is getting a mortgage and all the questions that brings up. A mortgage is like a very large loan over a long period of time and is usually related to buying property. Your provider will be able ...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Sir John Soane’s Museum

Sir John Soane's Museum (often abbreviated to the Soane Museum) is a museum of architecture, and was formerly the house and studio of the neo-classical architect Sir John Soane. It holds many drawings and models of his projects and the collections of paintings, drawings and antiquities that he assembled. Sir John Soan...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Should You Sell And Rent Back Your Home

For those of us who are struggling with money there are now many options available other than bankruptcy. One of these is to sell your house and rent it back. This gives you a lump sum to pay off your mortgage and also hopefully any outstanding debts. However, as attractive as this sounds there are some serious disadv...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Sell And Rent Back Your Home

With many people having had a really tough time of it over the last couple of years things could be a bit stretched financially. Often people in debt make bad choices like using credit cards for day to day expenses like shopping. Sometimes it can seem like there is no way out and you are spiralling towards bankruptcy. ...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Nationwide Building Society

Nationwide Building Society is one of the top three savings providers and mortgage lenders in the UK. More significantly, they are the largest building society in the world.Nationwide Building Society has mutual (as opposed to Public Limited Company) status, which means that they are owned by and run for the benefit ...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010

More Than Insurance

More Than is an insurance company which prides itself delivering the excellence of service and products UK customers demand and expect. Their tag line ‘We Do More’ shows that good customer service is what they are all about. If you're looking for an insurance company willing to do that little extra, More Th...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010


Insureandgo is the UK's largest direct travel insurer, they provide insurance for over 2 million passengers every year offering worldwide medical assistance and cheap travel insurance, ski and annual travel insurance, covering baggage, money, cancellations, hospital bills, and repatriation. Some of the unique features...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Direct Line

Direct Line offers great insurance and finance products and services, competitive pricing, outstanding customer service. Direct Line are one of the only insurance companies not to be included on any comparison site - meaning any time you want to deal with Direct Line, you have to go direct. The company was launched in...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Churchill Insurance

Churchill Insurance is almost as well known for the nodding dog as for good value insurance, they have certainly done a good job on their marketing strategy. They have a wide range of insurance products including car, home, travel, pet, breakdown, van, motorcycle and private health. The company was launched in 1989 as...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Endsleigh Insurance

Endsleigh Insurance are synonymous with student insurance and the company has grown over the years to cover much more. Endsligh are the UK’s number one student insurance company having provided student cover it for 40 years. In addition, the company is the only provider approved by the National Union of Students....15:37 Mon 24th May 2010


Confused offer cheap car insurance, home insurance and utilities quote comparison service. You can search major providers and compare quotations to find the deal for you. are trying to take the confusion of comparing all those insurance quotes. Confused was the first insurance price comparison website. Th...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010

TESCO Compare

Tesco Compare is a competitive online comparison site from one of the UK's favourite supermarkets. Simply enter your details once and they do the rest, helping you find the quote for insurance or financial products that suit you best. TESCO decided to set up its own comparison website in response to the growing market...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010


Comparethemeerkat is a spoof website created by Comparethemarket as part of their marketing strategy. The website is cleverly authentic and actually allows you to compare different meerkats. Each meerkat has three attributes: size, hobby and location. Using very professional looking drop down boxes, meerkats can be sel...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010


Comparethemarket is an insurance and finance comparison site designed for everyone who has better things to do with their time than repeatedly entering the same details over and over again when they're looking for insurance. Comparethemarket brings together search results from all over the web into one place to make yo...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Council Tax Rebanding – How do I challenge my council tax band

Council Tax Rebanding – How do I challenge my council tax band Now you have figured out what tax band you are in, we can begin to work out if you are being taxed correctly and if you’re eligible to put in a claim for a rebate. Before you do this, you need to understand that challenging your council t...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Council Tax Rebanding – How do I work out my Council Tax band

Council Tax Rebanding – How do I work out my Council Tax band There is no denying that times are tough right now, and one constant in the never-ending stream of outgoings and bills that land on our doorstep is council tax. But what many homeowners fail to consider when it comes to council tax is their “...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010


Moneysupermarket is a price comparison website-based business specialising in financial and insurance services. The website enables consumers to compare prices on a range of products, including mortgages, credit cards and loans. Launched in 1999 Moneysupermarket provided on-line mortgage information and in 2000 expand...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010

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