Not only has the government’s Help to Buy scheme help many first time buyers who would have otherwise found it impossible to get a foot on the property ladder, but big business seems to have also benefitted from the flagship Coalition program
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The government has agreed that those tenants who make justifiable complaints and are subsequently forced out of the property by rogue landlords need legal protection according to a recent report by the BBC
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Chancellor George Osborne has proposed removing expats’ personal tax allowances. If the move goes ahead, it may mean many thousands of British citizens living abroad will have to change the way they handle their tax affairs according to a report in the Telegraph
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Property prices across the UK have risen by 10.5 per cent in the 12 months to May, according to figures from the National Office for Statistics (ONS) with the average house price across the UK currently at £262,000 reports the BBC
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A recent report from the Chartered Institute of Housing and the Resolution Foundation has called for stricter enforcement of minimum standards in the private rental sector to try to stop rogue landlords taking advantage of vulnerable tenants, reports the BBC (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-28993899).
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