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    What to look for when buying a new build home

    Growing numbers of buyers are opting for high-spec new builds over period properties. Here's how to get a good deal. ...

    Will pension tax relief be abolished?

    Boris Johnson is said to have gone cool on proposals for a mansion tax following negative comment from aggrieved mansion-owners....
    19 Feb 2020

    Where to buy property in Buckinghamshire

    Enviably close to London yet with rural charm, Buckinghamshire is a top choice for those looking to relocate.
    13 Feb 2020

    The 'mansion tax' will be worth it if stamp duty is slashed

    If the government uses the extra revenue to slash stamp duty it could give first time buyers a welcome leg-up.
    12 Feb 2020

    The 'mansion tax' will be worth it if stamp duty is slashed

    If the government uses the extra revenue to slash stamp duty it could give first time buyers a welcome leg-up.
    12 Feb 2020

    Will pension tax relief be reformed this year?

    Expected reforms to the tax on doctors' pensions may well trigger a better deal for other workers.
    17 Jan 2020

    Why cut-price local homes could be bad news for first time buyers

    the new policy might seem attractive but it comes with hidden catches that could hamper first time buyers when it's time for them to sell up.
    16 Jan 2020

    Why 2019 wasn’t the ‘worst year on record’ for retailers

    Changes in the way we shop mean last year's retail figures are deceptive.
    9 Jan 2020