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03 Jun

I own a property – can I get a deal if I buy another with a friend?

He’s a first-time buyer and we’re hoping to get a better mortgage and pay less stamp dutyQ I am really hoping you could give me some advice. I am currently based in London throughout the week and spend most weekends in Nottingham...

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02 Jun

Peterborough prepares for byelection that could elect first Brexit party MP

A decade ago it was the UK’s fastest growing city, but hit by cuts and buy-to-let, support for Nigel Farage’s party is highOn Thursday, voters in Peterborough will take part in one of the most intriguing parliamentary byelections in recent memory. The...

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01 Jun

Housing campaigners celebrate banning of letting fees for tenants

But rent activists are concerned that some agents intend to flout new lawsHousing campaigners have staged demonstrations around the country to celebrate the banning of letting fees for tenants. However, many remained sceptical as to whether the new laws would be respected.Activists...

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01 Jun

All change: how to leave the city and find a new career

As growing numbers abandon London and other expensive cities for a better quality of life, some are using the big move to start their own businessFilling up a removal van with your belongings and heading to a new area can mean huge...

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01 Jun

Rip-off letting fees are finally banned – what will happen now?

Charges that could add as much as £800 to the cost of renting a home have been swept awayIt’s been almost three years in the making, but to the huge relief of renters across England, the ban on rip-off letting agent fees...

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