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Banks banning furlough income on mortgage applications: what you need to know

Banks banning furlough income on mortgage applications: what you need to know

Which? investigates whether banks will accept mortgage applications from furloughed borrowers, and explains the rules buyers and remortgagers need to adhere to.

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Competition watchdog launches action against developers over leasehold mis-selling

Competition watchdog launches action against developers over leasehold mis-selling

Which? explains the CMA's plans to launch enforcement action against four of the UK's largest housebuilders over potential mis-selling of leasehold homes.

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New 90% mortgage deal offers hope to first-time buyers – but there’s a catch

New 90% mortgage deal offers hope to first-time buyers – but there’s a catch

Which? explains the pros and cons of a new 90% mortgage for first-time buyers offering a seven-year fixed rate, including fees, costs and alternatives.

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Coronavirus eviction ban extended: what it means for renters and landlords

Coronavirus eviction ban extended: what it means for renters and landlords

Which? explains changes to eviction rules, which mean repossession cases can't be heard until September, and landlords must now give six months' notice.

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Scammers hijack EWS1 process with fake cladding inspection forms

Scammers hijack EWS1 process with fake cladding inspection forms

Cladding regulation chaos exploited by fraudsters who have stolen thousands from leaseholders. Here's how to spot the fakes and what to do if you've been affected

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Homeowners face sales falling through and zero valuations due to fire safety test delays

Homeowners face sales falling through and zero valuations due to fire safety test delays

Which? explains how thousands of flat owners face their properties being valued at zero due to confusion over the implementation of new fire safety tests.

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Village properties in demand as house buyers escape to the country

Village properties in demand as house buyers escape to the country

City-dwellers are enquiring about village properties in droves. Find out why, plus the pros and cons of village vs city life.

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Which banks allow first-time buyers to be gifted deposits by their parents?

Which banks allow first-time buyers to be gifted deposits by their parents?

Which? analyses whether major banks allow first-time buyers to be gifted deposits by their parents, in light of Nationwide changing its rules.

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First-time buyers: could a guarantor mortgage help you on to the property ladder?

First-time buyers: could a guarantor mortgage help you on to the property ladder?

Which? analyses the guarantor mortgage available for parents looking to help their child buy a home at a time when low deposit deals have dried up.

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Help to Buy extended to avoid thousands of house purchases falling through

Help to Buy extended to avoid thousands of house purchases falling through

Which? offers advice on the government's move to extend the Help to Buy build deadline by two months, and explains how the scheme will change from next April.

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