The Race for London Mayor: Which Candidate is Best for the Average London Homeowner

  Leading fixed fee estate agent, eMoov.co.uk, has released its latest research into the race to become London’s next mayor and what each result will mean, for the average UK homeowner. At the start of May, the fifth election for the capital’s next mayor will take place. The incumbent Boris Johnson choosing not to run, leaving Labour candidate Sadiq Khan and Conservative representative Zac Goldsmith to battle it out as the two front runners. The Policies Conservative To build 50,000 new homes by 2020. Give Londoners that have lived and worked in the capital for more than three years first chance to buy new properties built on TFL owned land. Labour Introduce Homes for London scheme, working with city hall, local councils and developers on the best route to addressing the housing shortage. Help existing London homeowners by improving energy efficiency, helping with service charges and the renewal of existing leases....
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Property for Sale in Scotland

With asking prices often half that found in Edinburgh, Scotlands capital city, little wonder the bargain houses for sale in Livingston and the other towns and villages in West Lothian and nearby regions have to offer the hard-pressed property buyer are such eye-openers! And Edinburgh is barely a handful of miles away, too, making it an ideal location for the commuter. However, the initial euphoria is apt to disappear fairly quickly given the practicalities involved in acquiring a home in Scotland, especially if the purchaser is a first-time buyer or hails from elsewhere in the UK. The house-buying process has a number of differences when compared to other parts of Great Britain. The good news is there is plenty of help available, not least because whether buying or selling a home, a solicitor is usually involved early on in the process. However, before the would-be first-time buyer even thinks about...
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