As we lead up to the General Election next week, there are many moving parts and pledges from the two main political parties in the race. Slightly unexpectedly, the housing market is a key component to manifestos from all parties, with special focus on helping First Time Buyers, who are often the life blood of the market.  Here why they need help, and how the two main parties plan to do so in my VLOG this week.  And with summer here at last, I have a selection of beautiful rural idyll properties to tempt you.