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Major London housing association L&Q calls an end to Fixed Term Tenancies

Friday, 21 September 2018 | News

Tenants of London and Quadrant (L&Q) Housing Trust, the second largest housing association in the UK, will no longer have Fixed Term Tenancies (FTTs).

Law Commission proposes plans for a fairer deal for leaseholders

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | News

The Law Commission has drawn up plans to reform leaseholders’ rights to buy the freehold to their property or to extend their lease.

Property prices in the North West rocket, while Londoners experience an annual drop in prices

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | News

Property prices in the North West have risen faster than anywhere else in the UK, according to latest official figures.

Your shout: Moneywise readers have their say in August 2018

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 | Blog | By Hannah Nemeth

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of August 2018.

Rightmove: 'Back-to-school season' sees house prices rebound following summer lull

Monday, 17 September 2018 | News

House prices increased by 0.7% in September, with signs confidence is returning to the London market, according to property website Rightmove.

Mark Carney warns no-deal Brexit could cause massive house price falls

Friday, 14 September 2018 | News

Homeowners could be at significant risk of crashing house prices in the event of no deal being struck between Britain and the EU, the governor of the Bank of England has reportedly told the cabinet.

If I transfer a property to my sister without payment, will we still be liable for stamp duty?

Friday, 14 September 2018 | Question and Answer

If you and your sister decide that she is going to take over ownership of the property, then she will have to pay Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) if the value of your half that you are giving to her is more than £125,000.

Property auctions: how to avoid hammer horrors

Friday, 07 September 2018 | Article

Buying at auction is an increasingly popular way to pick up a bargain.

Most tenants don’t want three-year tenancies, report shows

Wednesday, 05 September 2018 | News

The majority of tenants are not keen on the idea of three-year tenancy agreements, new research has revealed.

Top state schools push property prices up by 15%

Saturday, 01 September 2018 | News

Property prices have grown nearly twice as fast in areas that are close to top performing English state schools over the past five years, according to research by Lloyds Bank.