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Co-habiting Families

Co-habiting Families

According to analysis by NatCen Social Research, cohabiting couples (both opposite and same-sex couples) are the fastest growing type of family, more than doubling from 1.5 million families in 1996 to 3.3 million families in 2017, with 15% of dependent children living...
Bah Humbug!

Bah Humbug!

New research from Barclays has revealed the British Christmas present run-down, and it’s bad news for grandparents who are set to receive fewer presents than four-legged members of the family. In fact, family pets can expect four per cent more presents that the...
Time to Remortgage?

Time to Remortgage?

In their latest analysis of the mortgage market, UK Finance, the trade body representing main lenders in the UK, have said that re-mortgaging has reached its highest level in almost a decade, as homeowners take advantage of a competitive market and lock into...
A challenging time for millennials

A challenging time for millennials

Housing is seen to be one of the biggest issues for young people in the 21st century. It has become increasingly difficult for young people to own their own home.  A recent report, published by the Resolution Foundation, has shown that up to a third of young people...
Second Steppers

Second Steppers

First-Time Sellers see possible interest rate rises as their largest challenge to moving up the property ladder, according to Lloyds Bank’s annual Second Stepper report, which tracks the challenges faced by First-Time Sellers. The report reveals one in three of these...