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How to sell before Brexit

Should you move home before Brexit on 31st October or wait? We look at the reasons for and against and 5 tips to get you moved within the next 100 days.

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The new way to buy a home with just a 5% deposit

Unmortgage to help aspiring homeowners buy the type of home they need, in a location they love, with just a 5% deposit. We’ve asked Unmortgage to tell us more about who they are, and their plans to help people settle into a home of their own in a brand-new way.

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New build houses to be sold as freehold

ban leasehold houses

Ministers are getting ready for summer by tying up loose ends. Last week they announced the long awaited ban on leasehold houses, ground rents on new leasehold properties to be set to zero, and the launch of a consultation on the New Homes Ombudsman. Here's what it all means...

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Help to Buy: most users did not need help

Help to buy audit

Three-fifths of homebuyers who used the government's Help to Buy scheme could have bought a home without it, the Government's spending watchdog the National Audit Office has revealed today. We take a look at how far Help to Buy has helped, where it falls down and what the options are to help first time buyers get a foot on the ladder.

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