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Freelands Solicitors' Blog & News

Keep up to date with the latest legal news and updates from Freelands.

Couples Urged to be More Open about Financial Matters

Many couples find it difficult to talk about their financial affairs, including debt levels with each other, new research has revealed. 

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New Tax Relief for First-Time Buyers

A new tax relief came into force in Scotland on 30th June that will help first-time buyers purchase their first home. 

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First-Time Buyers Consider Joint Mortgages

New research from M&S Bank has found that buying with multiple friends or siblings is becoming an increasingly popular option for young, aspiring homeowners. Around 60% of those aged 18-35 said they would consider taking out a mortgage as a group to make home ownership a reality, compared to 26% of people aged over 36. 

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Court of Justice Gives Ruling on Rights of Access

The Court of Justice of the European Union has given its judgment in a case involving ‘rights of access’ to children

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Sharp Rise in the Average Price of Flats

There has been a significant rise in the average price of flats in the UK over the last five years, with average prices rising from £157,061 in 2013 to £232,135 in 2018. This is equivalent to £1,252 per month, research by Halifax has revealed. 

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