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The best way to protect your property investment

Investment in property is big business, and has the potential to be a very lucrative form of income as long as it is managed properly. Buying property can be a minefield at the best of times, but when purchasing a buy-to-let property, it is vital that you understand all of the laws surrounding this ...

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Residential Property Law

Ground rent scandal - the problem for house owners

There has been a great deal of publicity recently surrounding the issue of ground rent escalation clauses in connection with leasehold properties. In the past, most houses were sold with freehold titles meaning the owner would own the land beneath the house, the house and garden land itself, and...

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Property Finance

Should you use equity release to fund home improvements?

It's a very common situation for people over the age of 55 to find that they have a significant amount of money tied up in the property they own.  If you wish to make improvements to your property – either because they are needed to renovate, or to improve the overall value of the home - and...

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Property Finance

Do the new buy-to-let mortgage rules affect you?

When the new buy-to-let rules were originally announced, many thought that there might be a meltdown in the buy-to-let market as a result of the new rules, which were introduced on 30 September 2017. However, following further reviews of the changes, it appears that many landlords may not even be...

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