Now in these tough financial times rather than moving to a bigger home many are opting for extending what they've got.
One family from St Neots went for a more unusual approach, they bought a nearby garage and turned it into an extra living room.
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The son of a pensioner who was beaten to death in his Northampton home says his family cannot move on until his murderers are caught.
Transport bosses have admitted a decision about funding for Luton's railway station's much-needed facelift will not be made any time soon.
Winds easing through tonight and tomorrow is looking much quieter and drier with lighter winds.