Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 21 October 2014

More residents are staying put

The lack of mortgage availability may have prompted more householders to improve their homes instead of moving, according to a survey released today.

Some 21% of loans taken out at Sainsbury's Finance are for people to renovate, the company said. Kingfisher has said its B-amp;Q chain has benefited from the trend in recent years.

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