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All About the Tenancy Deposit Scheme

All About the Tenancy Deposit Scheme

For those that let, the deposit typically required is a common worry. From saving up for a deposit, to making sure it is safely protected, there is a lot to consider... Read more...

Smart Meters Are Coming

Smart Meters Are Coming

Have you ever wondered how much money you waste by leaving the TV on all day? How much it costs to keep your home toasty warm during the cold winter months? Read more...


Recent Changes to Stamp Duty

Recent Changes to Stamp Duty

Good news for first-time buyers! As you may have seen on the recent Budget, 22nd November 2017, Chancellor Philip Hammond has scrapped Stamp Duty... Read more...


Applying for Your Child’s Primary or Secondary School

Applying for Your Child’s Primary or Secondary School

Picking your child’s school is a massively important undertaking with obvious implications on your child’s education and future prospects. Sadly, not all schools perform at the same level and there are schools that are more desirable than others. Read more...


The Free Postcode Lottery

The Free Postcode Lottery

Today's article focuses on a good kind of postcode lottery. One in which you can win money, for free. I think we can all agree that you can’t get better than a free lottery ticket! Read more...

The End of Agency Letting Fees

The End of Agency Letting Fees

As part of the Autumn budget in November 2016 Phillip Hammond, the chancellor, made the promise to ban letting agent fees in England and Wales. Read more...

Moving your Broadband & Landline Service

Moving your Broadband & Landline Service

Aside from the heavy lifting of boxes on moving day, one of the more gruelling tasks you will face when you move home is contacting your bank, utility suppliers, subscriptions, friends and family members to update your address. Read more...