Buying in London. How much home can I afford?
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Buying in London. How much home can I afford?

London continues to be one of the most in-demand locations to live in the UK. As well as a thriving job market, the capital offers incredible cultural, retail and culinary...

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Best Reviewed Pubs Next To The Busiest Tube Stations
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Best Reviewed Pubs Next To The Busiest Tube Stations

Best reviewed pubs next to the top 15 busiest tube stations Whether it’s for going for a drink after work or perhaps a meal before catching the last train home,...

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What is mortgage insurance, and do you need it?
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What is mortgage insurance, and do you need it?

When you buy a home – whether Barratt London or any other – it’s likely that your mortgage will become your biggest monthly expense. It may also be the one with...

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Should I buy or rent?
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Should I buy or rent?

It’s a question with no easy answer, and there’s a huge amount to consider when making your decision. Below, we weigh up the pros and cons of both buying and...

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Kids reimagine some of London's most famous landmarks
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Kids reimagine some of London's most famous landmarks

Kids reimagine some of London's most famous landmarks London’s skyline plays host to a wealth of iconic landmarks, where historic and contemporary architectural styles intermix to make for one of...

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Your complete guide to buying an off-plan property
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Your complete guide to buying an off-plan property

  First things first, what is an off plan property? When you buy off plan, you’re buying a home before it’s been completed. This is increasingly common across London with...

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Return to London
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Return to London

While current events may have accelerated some Londoner’s decisions to make the switch from metropolitan life, there are still those that couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. A melting pot for...

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The First-time Buyer’s Guide to London
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The First-time Buyer’s Guide to London

As the UK’s Capital, economic centre and one of the world’s great cities, London remains an incredibly popular place to move to, live in and make home. Yet if you’re...

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In Pictures: The Hong Kong & Shenzhen That Could Have Been
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In Pictures: The Hong Kong & Shenzhen That Could Have Been

Just the Pearl River and a 15-minute train ride separate Shenzhen and Hong Kong, two of China’s economic powerhouses that have gone head-to-head in a battle to build the biggest,...

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Our guide to the best places to live in London
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Our guide to the best places to live in London

London is one of the biggest and most vibrant cities in the world. Everyone will have their own opinion of the best places to live around London – so we’ve...

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Help to Buy London map
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Help to Buy London map

If you’re thinking of buying a new home in London, the Help to Buy scheme could save you money. We explain how the scheme works and the eligible Help to...

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Help to Buy ISA in London explained (with a map)
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Help to Buy ISA in London explained (with a map)

*UPDATE August 2020* As of 30 November 2019, you can no longer apply for a Help to Buy ISA. If you opened a Help to Buy ISA before this, you...

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