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27 Mar

Confined in rental apartments, millennials decorate virtual homes

Interior design apps are on the rise as homeownership rates among people under 35 have fallen by 20% in the last decadeOut of a desperate desire to avoid the doom-and-gloom news reel for at least a few hours a day and with...

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27 Mar

Sam Talks about the 2nd Deadly Sin in Property Investment

Listen why it’s never ideal to buy an owner occupied property. Attend one of our FREE events to get more tips like this from Sam and the team. https://www.positiverealestate.com.au/youtube Follow us across our social accounts: Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/c/PositiveRealEstateTV?sub_confirmation=1 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/positiverealestate/ Instagram:…

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26 Mar

Number of homes sold in UK expected to plunge by 60% in next three months

Property website Zoopla reports viewings and house moves have ground to halt Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe number of homes sold in the UK is expected to fall by 60% in the next three months, according to the property...

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26 Mar

Halifax withdraws majority of mortgages

Lender flooded with requests for payment holidays while valuers unable to inspect properties due to coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHalifax, the UK’s biggest mortgage lender, has withdrawn the majority of the mortgages it sells through brokers, including all first-time...

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25 Mar

Home evictions rising in Covid-19 crisis, warns Labour

Shadow minister calls for extra ‘housing safety net’ and tenancy guarantees for renters Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLandlords appear to be evicting tenants at record rates despite the government’s promise that no one will lose their home because of...

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24 Mar

UK eviction ban promise broken, say critics

Coronavirus bill extends notice for possession from two to three months but government stresses no renter can be evictedCoronavirus – latest updatesThe “complete ban” on evictions promised by the government has been widely criticised after it emerged that the coronavirus bill merely...

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23 Mar

Cromwell, thou shouldst be living at this hour

Coronavirus advice | Sharing a bathroom | Hilary Mantel and the plague | Gentlemanly behaviour | The human virusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThree men don’t go into a pub. The prime minister says: “Only key workers should be travelling...

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23 Mar

Can I get a refund on stamp duty, which I've paid twice?

My wife and I have split up and I agreed to buy out her half of the flat we bought togetherQ In September 2017 my wife and I bought a flat in joint names as our permanent home and paid stamp duty....

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21 Mar

Shared ownership flats: ‘Mum died not knowing I would be left with £25,000 debt’

Lois Ploughman thought her property was a sound investment to leave her family. Instead, her daughter was bequeathed a huge headacheA woman has accused a housing association of saddling her late mother’s estate with a £25,000-plus debt that is growing by more...

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20 Mar

Let’s move to Eltham, south-east London: it gave birth to Kate Bush and Bob Hope

On the surface, it’s your average London sprawl of 1930s semis, but it hides its treasuresWhat’s going for it? It’s true, you do have to suspend a jot of disbelief imagining a young Henry VIII jousting in the tilt yard while you...

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