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Covid-19’s Impact on UK House Prices Surprisingly Minimal

If the results of a recent Rightmove study are anything to go by, UK property prices may not have been quite as catastrophically hit by the coronavirus  outbreak as expected. Comparatively sluggish performance was never in any doubt, though an apparent 0.2% fall in average property prices for March is […]

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

If you run a business in the United Kingdom that has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan. The CBILS scheme, introduced by the British Business Bank after the March 2020 budget announcement, has been created to help businesses facing temporary […]

Financial Support During the Coronavirus Covid-19 Crisis

The Covid-19 crisis is taking a toll on almost every household, business and individual throughout the United Kingdom. Alongside the obvious health implications of the coronavirus outbreak, millions are finding themselves plunged into financial turmoil. For some, the future of their businesses or employment status is looking increasingly bleak. For […]

Government Urgent to Clamp Down on Rogue Estate Agents

Ministers in the United Kingdom are once again under fire for failing to roll out important reforms outlined in 2018 by Lord Best, which afford greater protections to customers working with estate agents. A recent episode of BBC Radio 4’s Money Box program highlighted the extent to which unsuspecting customers […]

Are Developers Deliberately Misleading Leasehold Property Buyers?

A worrying report published by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) suggests that a growing number of leasehold property buyers are being deliberately misled by developers. Many buyers are being subjected to unfair treatment, while being charged excessive fees without reasonable justification. No specific developers or housing companies were named, […]

Section 21 Controversy Continues as Government Promises Reform

You would be forgiven for thinking that in this day and age, private landlords would have to have a good reason to evict tenants. For an alarming number of private tenants across the UK, this sadly isn’t the case. Recently highlighted by a BBC report published following a nationwide survey, […]

Revealed: The True Extent of the UK Housing Gap

The figures are in and are once again painting an unfortunate picture for potential first-time buyers across the UK. Already in the grips of a full-blown housing crisis, research suggests that the scale of the housing shortage in the UK will continue to grow indefinitely as the population swells. The […]

What is Right to Buy?

If you live in a council house or a housing association property of any kind, now could be the perfect time to purchase your home. The government’s Right to Buy scheme provides qualifying tenants with the opportunity to purchase the properties they live in at a significantly discounted rate. As […]

Helpful Advice That All First Time Buyers Should Be Aware of

Buying a home for the first time can be both exciting and daunting in equal measures. Most first-time buyers have little to no knowledge or experience with the property market and therefore do not know where to start. Worse still, conflicting information and advice only stand to further complicate the […]

Personal Data Security Practices Remain Substandard, Officials Warn

The recent introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 are apparently having little to no bearing on the personal Data Security practices of many organisations in the UK. Particularly where insolvency is concerned, practitioners and FCA-authorised firms are still breaching even the most […]

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