property

Mortgage lenders are failing to give vulnerable borrowers in arrears enough support, FCA finds

Mortgage lenders are failing to give vulnerable borrowers in mortgage arrears the level of support they need, the financial regulator has found.

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Young people are three times as likely to own property if their parents are homeowners

Young people whose parents own property are far more likely to also be homeowners, according to the Resolution Foundation.

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Estate agent wants £13,500 fee - for not selling my house

It can be stressful enough trying to sell your home, without an estate agent making things worse.

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The UK's buy-to-let hotspots revealed: student living tops the tables

Despite landlords being hit with a raft of regulations in the past few years there are still plenty of opportunities for investment in the buy-to-let sector, new research suggests.

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Happiest places to live in Britain revealed - and Leigh-on-Sea tops the list

The coastal town of Leigh-on-Sea in Essex has been named the happiest place to live in Great Britain for the second time in three years.

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What can I do to stop my wife being homeless when I die?

The first point is that even if you do nothing about your current mortgage, your wife would not be homeless.

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How to invest in housing without the hassle of buying property

Are you a landlord selling up because of swingeing taxes? Or would you like to dabble in residential property but don’t have much savings? From property funds to peer-to-peer loans, we look at the options

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Can we reduce the high interest rate we’re paying on our equity release loan?

Refinancing an equity release loan is generally possible, but it will depend on the loan to value and any potential early repayment charges as to whether it makes financial sense.

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Home buyers spend around £5,000 on unexpected legal fees

Home buyers in the UK typically spend £5,500 on solicitor’s unexpected fees, according to new research from a digital conveyancer.

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Autumn Budget 2018: Good news for first time buyers and cash to help people buy in their local areas

There was some good news for first time buyers as the Chancellor extended the stamp duty exemption on first home purchases up to £500,000 where the property is part of a shared ownership programme (in England and Northern...

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