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Plans for letting fees ban to go before MPs

Plans which will save English renters hundreds of pounds by banning letting fees will go before Parliament today

1 November 2017

House prices fall for third month in a row - for the first time since 2009

UK house prices fell in May for the third successive month – the first time this has happened since 2009

1 June 2017

Inheritance tax changes to be rolled out from tomorrow - what it means for you

Parents will be able to leave homes worth up to £850,000 to their children without them paying inheritance tax

5 April 2017

Market-leading 0.99% two-year fixed rate mortgage launches

Yorkshire Building Society is offering a new market-leading two-year fixed rate mortgage.

16 March 2017

Five-year mortgage fixes at all-time low

Mortgage lenders are engaged in an all-out price war with five-year fixes at record lows

7 February 2017

Former drug dens and brothels more enticing for buyers than homes without fast broadband, poll finds

House hunters would rather purchase a property that had been a drug den than buy a home that did not have fast broadband

17 October 2016

Help to Buy ISAs now available for first-time buyers

First-time buyers will be able to save into one of the Government's Help to Buy ISAs from today

1 December 2015

Autumn Statement 2015: Stamp duty hike on buy-to-let and second homes

People buying additional property face a 3 percentage point surcharge on stamp duty rates

25 November 2015

Autumn Statement 2015: ISA limits frozen

Today's Autumn Statement reveals the ISA, JISA and CTF thresholds will be frozen next year

25 November 2015

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