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16 Jul

Young key workers in London spend more than half of pay on rent

Harder for teachers, nurses and police to keep pace with England’s housing costs – PwCLondon and the southern regions of England are facing a dearth of teachers, nurses and police officers as rising rents make housing in large parts of the UK...

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15 Jul

We paid our deposit but the sellers are not ready to exchange

Should we be worried that our conveyancer has our money even though we can’t yet proceed?Q I am writing to request your advice regarding the time difference between payment of our deposit and the exchange of contracts. We paid our conveyancer our...

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13 Jul

MPs demand investigation of ‘fake signatures’ claims

Alleged forgery at banks led to people being evicted from homes, say campaigners The UK’s National Crime Agency and the Financial Conduct Authority have been called on to investigate allegations that bank workers faked signatures on court documents to recover debts and...

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13 Jul

Park homes: cheaper than bricks and mortar, but not trouble free

Loved by pensioners, mobile housing is also fraught with rogues who prey on residentsDownsizing to a park home sounds like the ideal move for cash-strapped pensioners. Retirees can swap urban life for a quieter one in the countryside or by the sea,...

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12 Jul

Let’s move to Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear: it has maintained its pride and beauty

Despite a dose of that dubious urban medicine ‘regeneration’, it seems to be thrivingWhat’s going for it? The trouble with British seaside resorts, if reports are to be believed, is that they fall into two camps: ruined, despairing and utterly beyond all...

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