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Summer Budget 2015: Tax break if you take in a lodger

Anyone who takes in a lodger will get a bigger tax break from next year

8 July 2015

The amount you can earn from solar panels drops today - are they still worth it?

They cut your electricity bill and pay you for generating too – but the amount you earn drops today. Are they worth it?

1 July 2015

Warning: Remortgage ASAP or lose chance? Rates at historic lows and changes afoot

Remortgage rates (where you switch mortgage to save) are rock-bottom. Everyone check now of you can save

29 April 2015

First-time buyers to get 20% discount on 'starter homes'

The Prime Minister has today set out plans for a scheme offering 100,000 first-time buyers new homes with a 20% discount

15 December 2014

Heavy competition sees rents soar

Rents jumped to a new high last month, with 'fierce competition' from frustrated would-be home buyers continuing

17 August 2012

Rents rise for third month in a row

Rents continued to rise in June as people struggle to to get on the property ladder, says a new study

20 July 2012

Rents fell in February

The rush by first-time buyers to beat a stamp duty holiday deadline has triggered a short-term dip in rents

16 March 2012

Guest Comment: The route to retirement riches

It's amazing how confused people get about the benefits of property, pensions or Isas when saving for retirement

13 May 2011

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