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Letting fees ban introduced to Parliament

New rules to ban letting fees and high deposits in England have been presented to Parliament

Household bills continue to rise, MSE Bills Tracker shows

Average overall costs for household bills and expenses are up 1.4% over the 12 months to March 2018

Mortgage rates are rising - if you're considering remortgaging act NOW

Mortgage rates are rising with the best deals disappearing

Government announces new measures to clean up the house-buying market

Estate agents in England will be required to hold a professional qualification as part of new measures

Internet and phone costs drop for the first time in almost nine years, MSE Bills Tracker shows

The average internet and phone costs fell year-on-year by 0.4%, shows MSE Bills Tracker

IT shutdown stops TSB offering new mortgages to existing customers

TSB has stopped accepting new mortgage applications for fixed deals from existing customers for up to six weeks

Average council tax bill in England set to rise by 5.1%

The average band D council tax in England will rise by £80 this year, the Government has announced

Warning - if the state helps pay your mortgage interest, act now or it'll be stopped

More than 90% of homeowners who are part of the Support for Mortgage Interest scheme face losing up to £5,000 a year

Household bills rising slower than inflation, MSE Bills Tracker shows

Household bills are rising slower than inflation, but don't rest on your laurels as you could still make big savings

Octopus Energy claims it will pay you to use electricity - but beware the hype

Octopus Energy claims its new tariff could pay you to use electricity - but it may not be as good as it sounds

Due to remortgage? Act now as rates are predicted to rise

If you're considering getting a fixed mortgage deal you need to act quickly as rates are expected to rise

Average council tax could rise by up to £95 - check if you can cut your bill

Many bill payers could see their council tax rise, after it was revealed 95% of councils are planning to increase rates

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