The Bank of Mum and Dad: why it’s so important to the housing market

The Centre for Economics and Business Research have published their latest report for Legal and General examining the importance of the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ in helping people buy homes in the UK. But how crucial is its role, and what does that tell us about the state of the housing market? This blog explains.
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How many councils have a Local Plan and what does that mean for housing supply?

Local Plans are central to the planning system in England and Wales. They are the basis on which every planning decision should be made. Given they are so important, you would expect every council to have one in place. But do they? And what impact does the Local Plan have on the supply of new […]
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