Article Tag: Cohabitation

What to Consider when Buying a House with a Partner

With stamp duty abolished until March 2021 for properties up to £500,000, couples buying a house together for the first time are on the rise as they take advantage of the saving. Additionally, lockdown may have given those couples who did not live together before the chance to try living together, cementing their decision to… Read more »

Cohabitation Vs Marriage: If You Like It Put A Ring On It

Latest figures from the Office of National Statistics shows an increase in the number of people cohabiting from 6.8% in 2002 to 9.5% in 2015. Cohabitation has now become an alternative to marriage, especially for the younger generation. There could be numerous reasons for people living together rather than being married perhaps the expense of… Read more »

Living together successfully

New statistics released by the Office for National Statistics show a dramatic increase in couples choosing to cohabit rather than remarry, raising 10% in the last 10 years, with particular increase showing in the over 40 age group. The figures show that the trend is increasing even for people who have never married, with a… Read more »