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Introduction

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Feb 10, 2021

Property complaints: the Ombudsmen and organisations that can help you

There will inevitably be times when buying or selling a property goes wrong.
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Jul 31, 2020

Top tips for borrowers and househunters on furlough

How to prepare your finances if you're worried about redundancy when the furlough scheme e...
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Mar 25, 2020

UK lockdown: Practical tips if you were in the process of buying or selling a home

With the UK now in lockdown due to the threat of coronavirus, those looking to buy or sell...
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Mar 09, 2020

First-time buyer savings schemes dwindle: your options now

A number of schemes helping first-time buyers save for a deposit have been axed. But there...

More articles

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Aug 21, 2019

Third of mortgage applicants denied deal: tips to improve your financial appeal

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Jan 29, 2019

Flat or mansion: what would your budget get you?

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Jan 15, 2019

Everything you need to know about mortgage fees

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Oct 30, 2018

First-time buyers: how to reclaim stamp duty paid on shared ownership properties

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Oct 26, 2018

Do I have to take out a mortgage from my cash Lifetime ISA provider?

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Aug 01, 2018

Six bank statement mistakes that can ruin a mortgage application

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Mar 02, 2018

The benefits and drawbacks of opting for a longer mortgage term

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Dec 14, 2017

Struggling first-time buyers: could buy-to-let be the answer?

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Dec 07, 2017

Bank of Mum and Dad: how to help your children on the property ladder

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Nov 30, 2017

Help to Buy ISA transfer to Lifetime ISA: act sooner rather than later

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Nov 22, 2017

BUDGET 2017: Stamp duty slashed for first-time buyers

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Nov 15, 2017

Explained: the difference between gazumping and gazundering

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Aug 29, 2017

Discounted variable rate could be cheaper than fixed mortgage deal

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Aug 12, 2017

Parents warned over Bank of Mum and Dad tax risks

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Aug 08, 2017

Have you overpaid stamp duty? How you can reclaim the tax

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Jul 25, 2017

10 things you need to know about the leasehold consultation

News

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Jul 21, 2021

Stamp duty holiday pushes house sales up 220 per cent in record June

Frenzied homebuying in June, the last month of the full stamp duty holiday, caused the num...
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Jul 21, 2021

Nationwide launches five-year fixed rate mortgage at 0.99%

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Jul 20, 2021

Top tips for self-employed borrowers to get a mortgage

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Jul 19, 2021

Asking prices swell by £20,000 in six months to £338,000 all-time-high

Asking prices in July rose to another all-time-high of £338,447 after increasing for the ...
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Jul 14, 2021

House prices continue upward climb in May with 10 per cent rise

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Jul 13, 2021

Half of pandemic homebuyers fear they overpaid for their property  

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