Housing

Breaking housing and renting news in the UK, including features and opinion pieces.

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    Are 5% deposit mortgages good for first-time buyers? We asked the experts to explain

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    The sinister reason so many renters are forced to live in dangerous conditions

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    What does the future really look like for private renters?

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What do renters and first-time buyers really need to know right now?

Experts share their insights following the Budget announcement.

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Hollie Richardson
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If you like quiet streets and crave the outdoors, these introvert-friendly places could be for you

Always wanted to move abroad? These countries could be just the ticket.

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Megan Murray
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These European cities are the most affordable for first-time buyers

As you can expect, London made it nowhere near the top 10.

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Lauren Geall
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Why are so many private renters still committed to living in London?

Because now would be the perfect time to move somewhere cheaper.

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Hollie Richardson
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Lauren Geall
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The UK’s most affordable city for solo buyers has been revealed

Want to get on the property ladder in 2021? Here’s where to look.

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What life is like at Christmas when you have nowhere to live

A young mum tells the story of her struggle to create a home for herself and her daughter in time for Christmas.

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Natalie Gil
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Why so many private renters are on the verge of homelessness

And how to get help if you’re worried about it.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Can I move house in lockdown? Experts answer the big questions

Experts share advice for buyers and renters in lockdown 2.0.

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Hollie Richardson
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Guildford: The 10 best countryside locations to relocate to if you’re rethinking city life
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The best countryside locations to relocate to if you’re rethinking city life

Fancy upping sticks for somewhere rustic and rural? Then look this way...

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Kayleigh Dray
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What Boris Johnson’s “generation buy” plans really mean for first-time buyers

The long-term, fixed rate mortgages proposed under the Prime Minister’s plans might not be the lifeline they initially appear to be.

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Lauren Geall
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Best place to live in London
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Londoners, this area has been named best in the capital

But do you agree?

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Megan Murray
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