I read last month the highlights of a speech delivered by James Brokenshire MP to the Chartered Institute of Housing conference in Manchester.

If you read my blogs regularly you will know that as a company Farr & Farr are very much aware of our responsibilities in the local communities we serve and like to be supportive of community projects whenever we can.

I was interested to read the other day that ex-Housing Minister, Dominic Raab, has laid out a set of recommendations to give the housing market a boost.

Despite what you may have seen and heard recently, it seems the Government is still capable of carrying out some of its regular duties.

I know it can be a daunting task for a young person preparing to buy a home for the first time, either on their own or with a partner.