Iain Duncan Smith is a former Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, founded the Centre for Social Justice, and is MP for Chingford and Woodford Green.
At a time when a high number of tenancies turnover – particularly in the student rental market – the Association of Independent Inventory Clerks is reminding landlords of the importance of a professionally compiled third party inventory.
New research from the Federation of Master Builders has revealed that to avoid the risk of being stuck with a cowboy, home owners ideally should book their builder at least 4 months in advance.
Peter Izard of Investec writes: You would be forgiven for believing that people with big incomes probably require modest or even no mortgage funding. However, contrary to popular belief, a large percentage of high net worth borrowers do require mortgages, usually because their wealth is tied-up in investments and other assets that either can’t be […]
A ‘New Deal’ for first-time buyers, which will include 100,000 discounted FirstBuy Homes as well as a two year stamp duty holiday for first-time buyers and an extension of Help to Buy has been promised by Labour.
Property developers should ensure that compliance with copyright law is given high priority following a recent landmark judgment in the High Court, warns Jonathan Hyndman, Partner at solicitors Rosling King.
TSB has announced that it has reduced interest rates by up to 0.15% on selected remortgages, resulting in its five-year fixed rates for remortgage borrowers are now at their lowest ever, starting at 1.74% up to 60% LTV with a £995 fee.
Home buyers are being offered the lowest-ever mortgage rate on the market – so cheap that it easily undercuts inflation.
Financial penalties totalling £37,000 were handed out in the first eight months of the Right to Rent scheme’s roll-out across England.