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Buying property? Here’s what you should know

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Tips on selling your property

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Help getting onto the housing ladder

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Help getting onto the housing ladder

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Can’t sell? Get a one year mortgage

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Stephen Breen
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Inherited ISA allowance: a valuable tax break

Stephen Breen
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Should you switch from Help to Buy to an ISA or a LISA?

Stephen Breen
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The cohabitation dilemma

Stephanie Howard
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The dangers of driving when the sun is low

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How to sell your home

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New rules for inheritance tax

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Helping dementia sufferers in the community

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Dementia: we need to accept there’s no cure and adapt

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Stephen Breen
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The little known secret to reducing your mortgage costs

Stephen Breen
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How to beat the mortgage stress test

Stephen Breen
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Commercial property tempts buy-to-let investors

Carol Bragg
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Actress describes impact of dementia on family

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Where will your inheritance go

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Carol Bragg
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A look back at the notable deaths of 2016

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The bank of Mum and Dad: new ways to lend

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What’s next for the buy-to-let market?

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Stephen Breen
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Shortage of houses keeping prices rising

Stephen Breen
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What next for house prices: 2017 - 2019

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Top tips on how to style your rental property for the best returns

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Stephen Breen
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Reduce your inheritance tax bill by gifting

Stephen Breen
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Thinking of going freelance? Here’s what you need to know.

Stephen Breen
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Should you leave money for the next generation

Stephen Breen
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Is buy-to-let a good investment?

Stephen Breen
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Inheritance disputes increase with house prices

Stephen Breen
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Small businesses suffering with unfair contracts

Stephen Breen
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Small businesses suffering with unfair contracts

Stephen Breen
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Mortgage stress test

Stephen Breen
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Pension or property you decide

Stephen Breen
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Your rights if your buyer pulls out of buying your property

Stephen Breen
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What is a contract race

Stephen Breen
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The advantages of living by the coast and commuting to the city

Stephen Breen
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Inheritance tax changes – your questions answered

Stephen Breen
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Which mortgage product should you to opt for?

Stephen Breen
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Look at how where you live affects the quality of care available

Stephen Breen
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Favourable mortgage criteria for the over sixties

Stephen Breen
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Paying for care at home

Stephen Breen
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A few simple ways to reduce your inheritance tax bill

Stephen Breen
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Buying property for first-time buyers, families and downsizers post-Brexit

Stephen Breen
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How (just about) anyone can invest in property

Stephen Breen
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How to buy and sell property after the Brexit vote

Stephen Breen
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Buying a house on a flood plain

Stephen Breen
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Is it the right time to remortgage

Stephen Breen
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New house price index helps you get a better deal

Stephen Breen
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Help to Buy improves the market

Stephen Breen
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The Brexit effect on house prices

Stephen Breen
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The true cost of purchasing a buy-to-let flat

Stephen Breen
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How to help your child get on the property ladder

Stephen Breen
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How to help your child get on the property ladder

Stephen Breen
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Things you need to think about when planning for the inevitable.

Stephen Breen
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Minimise inheritance tax with a trust

Stephen Breen
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How literary figures would be taxed today

Stephen Breen
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A look at the tax implications for helping your children get on the housing ladder

Stephen Breen
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How to plan for inheritance tax

Stephen Breen
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Should buy-to-let borrowers face stricter affordability tests

Stephen Breen
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Want to buy a house here is how to get a mortgage

Stephen Breen
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Want to buy a house here is how to get a mortgage

Stephen Breen
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Help needed for first time buyers to get on the property ladder

Stephanie Howard
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Whiplash Reforms and small claims limit

Stephen Breen
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Buy to let stamp duty changes push up house prices

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The consequences of not making a Lasting Power of Attorney

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Hope for first time buyers

Stephen Breen
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The right to rent explained

Vicky Andersen
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A look at how free does not always mean free when it comes to wills.

Stephen Breen
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Can your use of Facebook affect your mortgage application

Stephen Breen
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Three strikes rule on flooding insurance

Stephen Breen
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Spike in buy-to-let loans before impending stamp duty rises

Stephen Breen
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Set up a buy-to-let company

Stephen Breen
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Inherited ISAs what you need to know

Stephen Breen
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 Buying a house in a flood-risk area: what you need to know Buying a house in a flood-risk area: what you need to know

Stephen Breen
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How to find out if your home is in a flood risk area

Carol Bragg
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As Santa was delivering gifts to the good boys and girls of Southport, his sleigh was involved in a road traffic accident.  Despite Rudolph’s red nose being at full-beam, a car pulled out of a side street without stopping and hit the sleigh. ...
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Care home sector on the verge of meltdown

Stephen Breen
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What buy-to-let changes will mean for you

Stephen Breen
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Equity release

Carol Bragg
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Make a will this Halloween.

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Stephen Breen
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Changes to buy to let rules

Faye  Lowery
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New inheritance tax allowance for residential properties

Stephen Breen
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The little known tax break for widows and widowers

Stephanie Howard
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Lock in a low mortgage rate before your fixed-rate deal ends

Stephen Breen
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Lock in a low mortgage rate before your fixed-rate deal ends

Stephen Breen
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Lock in a low mortgage rate before your fixed-rate deal ends

Faye  Lowery
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Who will take care of your children if you die

Stephen Breen
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Interest only mortgages

Stephen Breen
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EU rules on mortgages

Stephen Breen
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How to improve your chances of getting a good mortgage deal

Stephen Breen
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Unclaimed inheritance

Stephen Breen
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What standard of care will you receive in your old age

Carol Bragg
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How your garden can increase the value of your property

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Carol Bragg
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How sink holes affect property prices

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Stephen Breen
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Will your child be repaying their student loan in their 50s

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What to do if involved in an accident in Europe

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Stephen Breen
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Holiday home abroad: check your will

Stephanie Howard
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Can you claim against a learner driver

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