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How to climb up the property ladder

It can happen to anybody, no matter how careful you are as a driver. You're driving along a 30mph road and you don't realise you're actually going slightly over the limit at 31mph. Then there's a flash in your rear view mirror. But what actually happens when you're caught speeding? What are the repercussions?

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Why do so many people avoid parallel parking?

We've all been there… nightmare morning, running late, driven around for 15 minutes trying to find a parking space, maybe a screaming child or two in the back? All of a sudden a space opens up: bingo! But there are cars parked either side and the space is far from generous. The pressure's on.

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The hidden factors that can boost property prices (and insurance premiums)

If you're in the market for a new home, you probably already know some of the things that can bump up the price of a property. But what about the things that are out of your control? How do they bring the price up or down? And what effect will they have on your home insurance?

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Freehold vs Leasehold: Understanding the differences (and the dangers)

Buying a home can be a confusing process, with lots of legal stuff that's hard to get your head around. One of the most important things you must fully understand is the difference between leasehold and freehold ownership, especially if you're a first-time buyer.

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