• Free Wills Month March 2018


    RG Solicitors has raised approximately £20,140 of future income for the Free Wills month charities:- Blue Cross Mencap Arthritis Research UK The Salvation Army The Royal British Legion Lifeboats Diabetes UK Marie Curie The British Heart Foundation NSPCC Age UK Guide Dogs It is always a pleasure to take part in such an important month.  […]

  • House prices actually rose in October!


    House prices rose in England and Wales during the month of October by 0.4%. According to the agency, Your Move, the average house price is £304,433. read the full article. by Graham Norwood, Estate Agent Today

  • Can my ex-partner get a mortgage deal so she can stay in our house?


    ‘Question: My partner and I bought a house together as tenants in common with a four-year fixed-rate mortgage. The house was £370,000 and the deposit was £150,000 which I had inherited on my dad’s death, and which we agreed would be ring fenced as mine. My partner and I split up less than two years […]

  • Would you let Prince Charles design your town? Inside Poundbury 25 years on

    ‘Twenty-five years ago, in ­October 1993, construction started on Poundbury, the Prince of Wales’s development on the outskirts of Dorchester in ­Dorset. For years, the Prince had been ridiculed for his supposedly fogeyish views on architecture. Only four years before Poundbury was begun, he made his attack on a proposed modernist extension to the National […]

  • Most buy-to-let lenders refuse loans when tenants are on benefits


    ‘Urgent action is needed to tackle discrimination against benefit claimants by mortgage providers, according to the Residential Landlords Association (RLA), which has found lenders representing 90% of the buy-to-let market refuse a loan where a tenant is on housing benefit. On Saturday, the Guardian revealed how NatWest told one landlord that she would either have […]

  • Do I need to pay the estate agent’s fees if I pull out of a sale?


    ‘Question: I have a three-bedroom semi which I own outright. My partner and I wanted to sell up and buy a bungalow because of my health and problems with stairs. We went with our local estate agent and luckily a buyer was found in the first week it went on the market which was in […]