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  • Free Wills Month March 2018

    November-2018

    RG Solicitors has raised approximately £20,140 of future income for the Free Wills month charities:- Blue Cross Mencap Arthritis Research UK The Salvation Army The Royal British Legion Lifeboats Diabetes UK Marie Curie The British Heart Foundation NSPCC Age UK Guide Dogs It is always a pleasure to take part in such an important month.  […]

  • House prices actually rose in October!

    November-2018

    House prices rose in England and Wales during the month of October by 0.4%. According to the agency, Your Move, the average house price is £304,433. read the full article. by Graham Norwood, Estate Agent Today

  • Can my ex-partner get a mortgage deal so she can stay in our house?

    October-2018

    ‘Question: My partner and I bought a house together as tenants in common with a four-year fixed-rate mortgage. The house was £370,000 and the deposit was £150,000 which I had inherited on my dad’s death, and which we agreed would be ring fenced as mine. My partner and I split up less than two years […]

  • Would you let Prince Charles design your town? Inside Poundbury 25 years on

    ‘Twenty-five years ago, in ­October 1993, construction started on Poundbury, the Prince of Wales’s development on the outskirts of Dorchester in ­Dorset. For years, the Prince had been ridiculed for his supposedly fogeyish views on architecture. Only four years before Poundbury was begun, he made his attack on a proposed modernist extension to the National […]

  • Most buy-to-let lenders refuse loans when tenants are on benefits

    October-2018

    ‘Urgent action is needed to tackle discrimination against benefit claimants by mortgage providers, according to the Residential Landlords Association (RLA), which has found lenders representing 90% of the buy-to-let market refuse a loan where a tenant is on housing benefit. On Saturday, the Guardian revealed how NatWest told one landlord that she would either have […]

  • Do I need to pay the estate agent’s fees if I pull out of a sale?

    October-2018

    ‘Question: I have a three-bedroom semi which I own outright. My partner and I wanted to sell up and buy a bungalow because of my health and problems with stairs. We went with our local estate agent and luckily a buyer was found in the first week it went on the market which was in […]