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22 Jul

Karen From Finance helps you nail your next inspection

With all the queues, meeting and greeting, wide smiles (and maybe some gentle elbowing in the ribs of the competition), property inspections can feel a bit like an audition to the best show in town. The pressure to stand out…

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22 Jul

Karen From Finance gets you rental ready

From having your mates round for dinner, to birthday parties, your new home is going to be the backdrop to many memorable moments. Before you find your dream pad you’ll need to be ready to rent. Not sure where to…

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21 Jul

The Guardian view on housing inequality: the young are paying | Editorial

The promise of a property-owning democracy is laughable when so many millennials cannot afford to buy – and will struggle to rent in old ageThe UK’s dysfunctional housing market – or more accurately, markets – is a problem affecting people of all...

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21 Jul

Tenants will be given access to rogue landlord database

Move follows Guardian/ITV News investigation that found contents were to be kept secretCampaigners have welcomed government plans to open up its rogue landlord database to prospective tenants, as part of proposals to give greater protection to renters.A package of reforms published for...

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20 Jul

Mortgages: switch now to cut your payments

Homeowners could save £200 a month thanks to competitive rates and higher prices, says lenderMore than £26bn worth of mortgage deals are due to mature in October, the largest monthly volume of the year, according to new figures released this week.So if...

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19 Jul

Let’s move to… Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire: more like three towns in one

It didn’t get the best new town architecture, but you can find fragments of the old landscape threaded throughWhat’s going for it? I bought my first album in WHSmith in Hemel Hempstead. Kings Of The Wild Frontier, by Adam and the Ants,...

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19 Jul

Homes with a roof terrace – in pictures

From a Georgian townhouse terrace in Edinburgh to cubist villa in Hampshire Continue reading… Continue Reading

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