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05 Apr

Let’s move to Whitstable, Kent: pockets of peace on the gentrified seaside

The town still manages to balance quite-posh delis with men’s outfitters from the age of Perry ComoWhat’s going for it? I’m an old hand at Whitstable. Not as old as some of the seadogs nursing pints in the Neptune. But I’ve been...

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05 Apr

House prices hold up better than forecast amid Brexit doubts

Drop in March from February but Halifax says UK prices up year on year in first quarterUK house prices held up better than expected in March as supply constraints outweighed uncertainty over the Brexit process, according to figures from Halifax.The high street...

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05 Apr

Homes for sale with a car charging point – in pictures

Plug in and get on the move to these properties, from Scotland to East Sussex Continue reading… Continue Reading

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04 Apr

Berlin's rental revolution: activists push for properties to be nationalised

Support is growing for a referendum on whether to ban large landlords from the German capital and turn their property into social housing stockWhen Berliners take to the streets on Saturday to protest against rising rents, 77-year-old Barbara von Boroviczeny will be...

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03 Apr

The World’s Most Secure Buildings | The B1M

From underground military bunkers and gold reserves to historic and rarely accessed religious archives, we've unlocked the world’s most secure buildings. For more by The B1M subscribe now: http://ow.ly/GxW7y Read the full story on this video, including images and useful…

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02 Apr

Factsheet: Mortgages

A mortgage is a loan from a bank or building society that, because it is so large, is secured against the property you are using it to buy. This means that if you default on your monthly repayments the lender can take...

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02 Apr

Money factsheets: How to organise your finances

‘How to’ guides for a wide variety of personal finance issues including: claiming benefits, taking out a loan, interest rates, buying a house, insurance, pensions, savings and taxState pensionsTax credits Continue reading…

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02 Apr

Factsheet: Buying a home

You can navigate your way through what can be a long and complex process by following these stepsBuying a home can be a long and complex process, but typically it involves going through these steps: Continue reading…

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02 Apr

Let’s move to Cromer, Norfolk: a very 1902 kind of place

The crab, the pier, the fishermen’s cottages… but it’s a long way from anywhere but NorfolkWhat’s going for it? Cromer is a very 1902 kind of place. One half expects to see a non-ironic mutton-chop or a waxed moustache in the queue...

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02 Apr

How can my brothers split the proceeds of a house sale fairly?

Two of them put in £75,000 each and the other £3,000, but they don’t have a deed of trustQ Three of my brothers owned a house together, which they recently sold. Two of the brothers put £75,000 each into the house and...

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