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PROPERTY PENSIONS WIN FAVOUR WITH INVESTORS

Investing in property has always been considered a sound move, but new research from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals that investors have the most confidence in a property pension to generate the best return. The figures reveal that property is considered the second safest way to save for retirement, plus more than twice […]

Published on Wednesday, 19 July, 2017

5 SIGNS OF FAULTY WIRING

We’re a nation of DIY fanatics, but there are definitely occasions when a job calls for a professional. Faulty wiring can cause little annoyances to real dangers, including exposed live wires and electrical fires. Old style fuse-boxes are a good indication that a property hasn’t been rewired for some time, but what about the warning […]

Published on Monday, 10 July, 2017

WHAT ARE SQUATTERS’ RIGHTS?

Squatters can claim possession of a building they’re occupying True: Someone who is occupying a property without the owners’ permission can become the registered owner with the help of a conveyancer or solicitor. To do so, they would have to prove that they or their predecessors occupied the property for 10 years (or 12 if the […]

Published on Friday, 07 July, 2017

5 WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR HOME WHILE YOU’RE AWAY

Nothing is going to dash your post-holiday inner contentment than the discovery of a kicked in door, smashed windows and stolen valuables. Take the precautions below and you can be confident that a break-in, while you’re enjoying your holiday, will be much less likely. Don’t broadcast your trip – It’s natural that we want to share […]

Published on Thursday, 06 July, 2017

ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION EXPLAINED

Google has left consumers without a “genuine choice” in their shopping service, according to Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s competition commissioner. This is the conclusion drawn after seven years of investigation into the San-Francisco based search engine, which has been penalised with an anti-trust fine to the tune of €2.42bn. “Google’s strategy for its comparison shopping […]

Published on Wednesday, 05 July, 2017