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    How to build your own house

    The housing market has reached a summer lull and many are blaming Brexit. But how easy is it to build your own property in the current climate?...

    Six things millennials need to know before applying for a mortgage

    Getting a mortgage is a long and strenuous process so here's how to maximise your chances of success
    2 Aug 2019

    We test drive cars so why not houses?

    Buying a house is the most important financial decision of your life. Surely we need more than a half-hour viewing to make up our minds.

    Is a change of prime minister good for the markets?

    If Boris Johnson's premiership follows recent historical trends, it should boost the markets
    24 Jul 2019

    Could our love of quick credit come back to haunt us?

    There's a cost to our increasingly credit dependent lives and lenders are taking full advantage
    24 Jul 2019

    Labour's leasehold plans won't help modest earners

    For all his socialist talk, Corbyn has a habit of announcing policies that will benefit the rich. His leasehold reforms are no exception
    9 Jul 2019

    The tragic court case that reveals why you must make a will

    If ever there was a tale that should remind you of the advantages of drawing up a will it is...
    27 Jun 2019

    How would Labour's proposed tax grab affect your home?

    Labour's tax plans would mark the most radical shake up of the property market since just after the Second World War. So how can you insulate yourself and your home against a possible Corbyn government?
    25 Jun 2019

    Get ready for a ‘Boris bounce’

    Global trade would collapse amid a tariff war. The dollar would be in free-fall as investors fled the chaos. The…
    25 Jul 2019

    Is ‘because of Brexit’ the new ‘despite Brexit’?

    Unemployment is at record lows. Wages are rising at the fastest rate in a decade. The gender gap is evaporating,…
    16 Jul 2019