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Why smaller is better when it comes to internet providers

A new survey by consumer group Which? has revealed that customers of smaller broadband providers are much happier than those of the sector’s big three – BT, TalkTalk and Sky...



Labour’s PRS proposals are flawed, says letting agent

With the election moving closer by the day the rhetoric surrounding parties’ policies has started to ramp up...



Birmingham launches new regeneration project

In a bid to create a new retail and leisure hub, Birmingham last week launched a £500 million proposal to breathe new life into a 14 hectare site at the heart of its city centre...



Landlords’ acts of kindness increase length of tenancy, survey reveals

An act of kindness from a landlord to a tenant can contribute significantly towards increasing the length of a tenancy, a survey has found...



Housing minister further dilutes local councils’ licensing controls

Brandon Lewis, the Minister of State for Housing and Planning, recently announced reforms of Selective Licensing, which will restrict local decision-making powers...



‘There is no easy way to implement Mansion Tax’ - CBRE

A global property firm says that the Labour and Liberal Democrat parties’ proposed mansion tax will be difficult to implement...



Are you ‘trapped’ in your mortgage?

The BBC‘s Personal Finance team are looking for homeowners who have become trapped by changing mortgage assessment criteria: effectively becoming mortgage prisoners...



Ian Hoggart Blog

Why STLs are ideal for refurbishment   The surge in investment in the UK’s commercial property market last year was partly thanks to an explosion in the short-term loan (STL) sector...



Mish Liyanage Blog

Where are the best places to invest in the UK?   Despite London being the epicentre of the UK property market, rental returns on buy-to-let are biggest in towns and cities like Manchester, Southampton and Nottingham – where one in four homes are now privately rented...



How much of your time do you spend online?

In an increasingly technological world, where internet access has become so crucial to our everyday lives, people are spending more time online than ever before...





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Work from home? Then you’ll need good phone and broadband

With the number of people working from home at its highest levels since records began, the importance of good, reliable internet connection cannot be underestimated...



Increasing tenant demand means landlords won’t want to be left behind in 2015

Recent research has revealed that more than half of landlords are looking to expand their property portfolio in 2015...



A new year, a new broadband package…

At a time of year when many are prone to re-evaluating their lives and the direction it is going in, now seems as good a time as any for people to reconsider their phone and broadband deals...



Don’t put up with long-term contracts: the importance of reliable and affordable internet access for students

For most students, having reliable and affordable internet access is of paramount importance. With deadlines looming and essays or dissertations to be completed, the last thing students want to be worrying about is a loss of internet connection as they put the finishing touches to their bibliography...



Moving home? What do you need to do about phone and broadband?

From January through to the spring is traditionally the busiest time of the year for people moving home and the next few months look set to be no different...