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Young Couple Moving into a New Home

Top tips for first-time buyers

The number of first-time buyers is at its highest for ten years, accounting for 51 per cent of the market despite rising prices and record deposits according to the Halifax.  If you are thinking about taking that first step onto the property ladder, the legal aspects of ownership may be the last thing on your […]

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DIY divorce – more dangerous than decorating

The internet has proven to be immensely helpful in the realm of household DIY, with YouTube videos for self-assembly furniture or demonstrations of decorating techniques.  But doing things yourself is not without risks – St John Ambulance has reported that around 200,000 people are admitted to accident and emergency departments across the country following a […]

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Talking about West Lancashire Dementia Friendly Community

Talking about West Lancashire Dementia Friendly Community

The West Lancashire Dementia Friendly Community have been taking action against dementia, as part of Dementia Action Week by recording a series of six short videos to provide an insight into their work. Watch these valuable first-hand accounts from people diagnosed with dementia, their relatives and members of the West Lancashire Dementia Friendly Community and […]

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How to extend a lease on a flat or buy a share of the freehold

When you buy a flat you will usually buy it via a lease rather than buying it outright. This is because, when you own a flat, there needs to be a mechanism in place to ensure that everyone in the building occupies their space responsibly and contributes to the cost of maintaining and insuring shared […]

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