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Latest Stories

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Housing

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

A new report by Shelter reveals over a third of private renters in the UK are living in poor and often dangerous conditions.

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Amy Beecham
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Housing

What does the future really look like for private renters?

Secure and affordable renting is essential in a post-pandemic world.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Housing

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

Experts share their insights following the Budget announcement.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Survival sex
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.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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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.

Worried woman
Housing

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
Published
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Relationships

So, how does homeownership really affect potential new relationships?

Experts explain the thinking behind it.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Woman looking at renting website.
Housing

Can I move house in lockdown? Experts answer the big questions

Experts share advice for buyers and renters in lockdown 2.0.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Women with credit card
Money

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

Let’s get frank about debt.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
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...

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Living with flatmates in lockdown.
Wellbeing

How to get through lockdown 2.0 in a flatshare

Wellbeing experts share their top tips.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Lauren Geall
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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.

Renting during the pandemic:
Life

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

All your big renting questions answered.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Renting
Life

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

Experts help explain.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Renting
Life

“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.

Posted by
Bethany Fulton
Published
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
Published
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.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Renting
Life

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

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

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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“Why lockdown has made me realise I want to live alone”

Has lockdown made you reassess you living arrangements?

Piggy bank
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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