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Freelands Solicitors' Blog & News

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

Calls for Greater Support for Buyers of New-Build Homes

A report from the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee has called for homebuyers, and new build homebuyers in particular, to be given greater support when building defects are detected or homes are found to be of a poor build quality.

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Researchers Reveal Genetic Link to Divorce Risk

Children whose parents are divorced run an increased risk of divorce themselves compared to children whose parents remained married, and genetic factors are primarily to blame, new research has found.

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Parents Prepared to Pay a School Catchment Premium

New research by Santander Mortgages has revealed that families are prepared to spend an extra 12% for their chosen school catchment address, which amounts to an additional £26,800 on top of the average UK property price.

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Making a Relationship Better

Most relationships go through their share of difficult times, but some couples seem to weather these times better than others.

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Property Second Steppers can Face Challenges

Home owners looking to move up the property ladder face a number of different obstacles, and many believe it is harder to progress up the ladder than to get on it in the first place.

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