Private flat owners start campaign over Grenfell...

Homeowners want freeholders to pay costs of removing fire-risk cladding from tower blocksScared homeowners living in tower blocks covered in Grenfell-style cladding are launching a national campaign d...

Should we remortgage our home to build an extens...

A neighbour sold a property like ours – without an extension – for 10% more than we paidQ We have been living in our five-bedroom home for the last four years. I don’t imagine we’ll move for at ...

We’re a couple aged 76 – can we get help t...

We’re planning to return to the UK from Australia and wonder whether we can get a mortgageQ We are a couple both aged 76 who are currently living in Australia. However, we would like to return to the...

Do I count as a first-time buyer if I inherit a ...

I’m worried I’ll lose my bonuses in a help-to-buy Isa and/or relief from stamp duty land taxQ My partner and I are looking to buy our first home in London together so have both been saving in he...

My parents have a ‘lifetime mortgage’...

She will need to go into a care home soon and we’re worried the lender will set the priceQ When my father died, my parents’ joint mortgage was put into the sole name of my mother. This was when ...

I own my home with my parents – what happens to ...

Neither of my parents have a will, so does ownership of the house automatically come to me?Q I own my home with my parents. It’s jointly owned between me, my mother and my father. Also living he...

Chancellor offers £3bn fix for Britain’s &...

Philip Hammond’s spring statement includes funding to build 30,000 affordable homesA new £3bn scheme will fund the building of 30,000 affordable homes, the chancellor has said, as he proclaimed that t...

Help to buy has had its day. Time to tax the bui...

Osborne’s plan to assist first-time buyers has created colossal windfall profits. The Treasury deserves some of that moneyIf the major banks – rather than housebuilders – were the chief beneficiaries...

Help-to-buy scheme pushes housebuilder dividends...

Flagship policy of former government drives up firms’ profits along with house pricesBritain’s biggest housebuilders paid out £2.3bn in dividends in their most recent financial year, as the help-to-bu...

London property slump pushes Foxtons to first an...

Nationwide says house prices dipped 0.1% in February from January to average of £211,304The London estate agent Foxtons slumped to its first annual loss since its stock market debut six years ago, bla...

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