The home

Most adults don’t have a will

Will-writing is “quick and easy”, most respondents say.

Properties take longer to sell in 2018

Sales take 102 days on average, research finds.

2 in 3 parents have made no provision for children

Parents urged to consider potential guardians for children.

Cost of moving rises above £10,000

Buyers only budget for half of additional costs.

Chancellor should ‘back longer tenancies’, RLA says

Landlord group calls for tax reform in the Budget.

Housing wealth ‘won’t solve the pensions crisis’

Savers with lower pensions tend to have lower housing equity.

How to save for your first home

32,200 first-time buyers took out mortgages in May 2018.

Most fathers have no life insurance

More households at risk of financial difficulty.

Retired homeowners not accessing property wealth

6 in 10 over-50s don’t plan to move house.

Parents lending less to help kids buy a home

Average gift from Bank of Mum and Dad falls to £18,000.

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