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    Buying a house: How to make an offer on a property

    Buying a house can be an exciting experience – you get to look around various properties and decide what qualities in a house are most important to you. Once you’ve found ‘the one’, that’s when the real hard work starts. The very first thing you need to decide when buying a house you want is how much to

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    Will increased house prices mean more buyers paying stamp duty?

    According to the TaxPayer’s Alliance, if house prices continue to rise at their current rate, stamp duty could be a real problem by 2018. It’s estimated that around two fifths of those looking to buy property will face stamp duty costs of up to a minimum of £7,500. If four out of five properties were

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    The pros and cons of buying a house off plan

    Are you considering buying a house off plan? Throughout the country, developers are hard at work building hundreds of brand new homes. The problem is, with the current housing market in its current state, finding potential buyers could be difficult. However, there is a way buyers can save money on these developments and that’s buying

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    Moving House Checklist

    It can be exciting moving into a new property, but it’s also an extremely stressful time. To help moving house go a bit smoother, there are elements you can organise in advance. This moving house checklist should stop you forgetting anything and ensure that everything is sorted before you move in. Re-direct your mail It’s vital

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    Help to Buy: The pros and cons

    There have been a number of arguments from industry experts over whether or not the Help to Buy scheme is beneficial for the housing market. Regardless of their opinion, could it help you move up the ladder or become a first time buyer? Help with a deposit It’s hard enough making ends meet every month

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    Pros and Cons of the Help to Buy scheme

    There have been a number of arguments from industry experts over whether or not the Help to Buy scheme is beneficial for the housing market. Regardless of their opinion, could it help you move up the ladder or become a first time buyer? Help with a deposit It’s hard enough making ends meet every month

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