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Squatting becomes a criminal offence

Squatting in a residential property becomes a criminal offence from Saturday in England and Wales. The maximum penalty will be six months’ prison and/or a £5,000 fine. Trespassing will be where someone knowingly enters a residential building as a trespasser, and is either living there […]

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Parents pay £40,000 to help children buy a home

Some British parents are paying an average of nearly £40,000 to help their children get on the property ladder – that’s around a quarter of the price of the average first home. In a new PrimeLocation survey, around two thirds (63.4 per cent) of parents […]

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