What's the best way to add value to your home? Adding an extension? Installing central heating? Or simply fixing any structural problems? Sarah is joined by experts Russell Quirk, from the online estate agency eMoov, Kate Faulkner, property expert who runs the Property Checklist, and Michael Holmes, from Homebuilding and Renovating Magazine, to find out, and to share tips on adding value to your property without spending a fortune.
Sarah Pennells is joined by Ben Wilson from Go Compare, Lorna Eachus of Direct Line and Graeme Trudgill of BIBA, to answer our listeners's tough questions on home insurance. Sarah and her guests will be sharing tips on how to make sure you're only paying for what you need with your home insurance policy, and whether sticking with one policy provider can save you money compared to switching. Sarah will also discuss Flood Insurance and the type of properties are will be covered.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Grant Smith from the National Allotment Society and on the phone with Ruth Hayes, a reporter for the Amateur Gardening Magazine and Martyn Foulds from Halifax Home Insurance to answer your gardening questions and to discuss some of the costs involved from owning an allotment to buying and growing your own fruit and veg and of course making sure your prized plants and gardening equipment is covered with the correct insurance plan.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Laura Whitcombe, deputy editor of Moneywise and on the phone by Simon Besswell, director at The DIY School, and Martyn Foulds from Halifax Home Insurance to discuss DIY jobs you can do around the house to save you money, what you should avoid doing yourself and courses you can take to become more DIY savvy, only on Women And Money.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Tess Riley from the Guardian and former Streetbank, Jonathan Hampson, head of locations at Zipcar, and Jim Pickell, president of Home Exchange, to answer your questions about the sharing economy.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Belinda Aspinall, founder of Life After London, David Hollingworth from London and Country Mortgages and Mark Hayward from the National Association of Estate Agents to talk about the financial and social aspects of moving to the country.
Belinda Aspinall, David Hollingworth, Mark Hayward
Sarah Pennells is joined by Nicole Blackmore from the Telegraph Personal Finance team and three insurance experts from BIBA, Confused.com and Endsleigh to discuss home and content insurance for students
Nicole Blackmore, Pam Quinn, Gareth Lane, Kim McGuinness
Sarah Pennells is joined by personal finance reporter at the Telegraph, Kate Palmer and guests from Money Advice Service, SplittableUK and The Energy Shop to discuss splitting household bills in shared accomodation.
Kate Palmer, Nick Katz, Adam Wells, Joe Milanowski
Sarah Pennells is joined by Kate Palmer, personal finance reporter at the Telegraph, and guests from the Property Ombudsman and Spare Room to talk about renting as a student and how to look out for rogue landlords.