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Brits staying put as property renovations grow by 400%

According to research by insurance company Hiscox, the number of UK homeowners opting to improve rather than move in the last five years has trebled. High house prices, a sluggish property market, Brexit uncertainty and concerns around interest rate hikes were all quoted as reasons for their unwillingness to relocate. Bathroom and kitchen refurbs are the most popular projects, but loft conversions are also on the rise, seeing growth of 114%.

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