Most owners pay little attention to the finer points of the ownership and title deeds of their properties. After all, that's what solicitors are for. However, if you've bought a flat for rent, for example, and are planning on making some improvements (as many of Philip Arnold's customers are), it's very important you check the lease documents first.
Inflation (and the cost of living) is expected to rise markedly over the next six months. In response, back in March, the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted by 8 to 1 to raise the UK's base rate to 0.75%. At the same time, they warned that further rises "might be appropriate in the coming months".
We hear so much about building projects from the homeowner's perspective, so wouldn't it be interesting to get the builder's viewpoint for a change? They're not always an easy bunch to pin down, but fortunately for us, Direct Line Insurance has recently carried out a survey in the area.