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

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Lauren Geall
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    Housing

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

  • Woman in rented house
    Housing

    What does the future really look like for private renters?

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    Housing

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

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Life

What is survival sex and why are so many women relying on it?

The pandemic is having a disproportionate effect on women in dark ways.

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Hollie Richardson
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Housing

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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Housing

Why so many private renters are on the verge of homelessness

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

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Hollie Richardson
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Relationships

So, how does homeownership really affect potential new relationships?

Experts explain the thinking behind it.

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Hollie Richardson
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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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Money

“Why do I live a life I know I can’t afford?”

Let’s get frank about debt.

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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
Housing

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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Living with flatmates in lockdown.
Wellbeing

How to get through lockdown 2.0 in a flatshare

Wellbeing experts share their top tips.

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Hollie Richardson
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Housing

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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Renting during the pandemic:
Life

What private renters need to know about evictions and the “winter truce”

All your big renting questions answered.

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Hollie Richardson
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Renting
Life

What does the recession mean for private renters in the UK?

Experts help explain.

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Hollie Richardson
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Bethany Fulton
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“I got on the property ladder at age 26 and just two years later, I had no choice but to sell”

I received inheritance from my deceased father to buy my dream flat. Now I am selling it, I feel like I've failed him.

Renting in London.
Life

Is now a good time to find a new place to rent in London?

Demand for rented properties is soaring.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Woman looking at renting website.
Life

A renting ban that disproportionately affects women has now been found unlawful

It has led to mothers and their children being homeless.

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Hollie Richardson
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Renting
Life

What the mini-budget really means for renters in the UK

Rishi Sunak’s summer statement is being criticised by housing charities.

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Hollie Richardson
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Moving house after lockdown.
Opinion

“Why lockdown has made me realise I want to live alone”

Has lockdown made you reassess you living arrangements?

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Money

How will coronavirus affect your money? An expert answers 5 finance questions

From housing to credit cards and emergency cash withdrawals.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Life

Self-isolating in a flatshare? Here’s the best way to do it

It’s not exactly bags of fun, but it is do-able – and really important.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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Martin Lewis’s advice for private renters and landlords

He discussed it on the Ask Martin Lewis Podcast.

Private renting during coronavirus.
Life

Privately renting during coronavirus? This is the latest expert advice

Here’s the latest news for tenants and landlords.

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Hollie Richardson
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