Monthly Archives: November 2021

The Government’s scheduled publication of their White Paper for the Renter’s Reform Bill, which incorporates proposals to forbid Section 21 evictions and introduce ‘Lifetime Deposits’, has been suspended until 2022. The additional time is required to give a chance to create a level playing field to reforms for both landlords and tenants in the private rented sector in England. In…

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In recent articles on the Lincoln property market, I have been talking a lot about house prices over the last 12 months and 5 years in Lincoln.   When it comes to newspapers talking about the property market, the headline most people look at is what is happening to house prices. However, as 2 in 3 (65.1%) of Lincoln home…

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The base rate of interest is set to rise in the ‘coming months’ as the Bank of England acts to control the UK economy. The Bank voted to keep the base rate at its historic low of 0.1% in November, but with inflation 3.1% and predicted to rise to as much as 5% in the first half of 2022, a…

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How far would you go to help your child get on in the world? Many Lincoln parents move area to ensure their child gets into the best primary school, or to fund their university costs. Many of you reading this have even helped your children with the deposit for their first home from savings. However, I have come across many…

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