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Stage 2 Help To Buy Launches This Week

Created on 05 October 2013. Posted in Live News

... people buy any home worth up to £600,000 with just a 5 per cent deposit allowing for 95% mortgages. A smaller government loan scheme for people buying newly built properties began in April. Under the new ...

Stamp Duty Debate Hots Up With Scottish Reforms

Created on 26 July 2013. Posted in Live News

... worth £2m or more. There is no taper system, meaning if buyers go £1 over the threshold they are charged on the entire property value. It means someone buying a £124,999 property pays no stamp duty but ...

House prices are set to Boom by 6.3 per cent By 2015

Created on 15 July 2013. Posted in Live News

... a home you should speak to a broker and find out the latest deals and whether you can join the wave of good news statistics by moving or buying your first home.  ...

99.5% of Consumers Don't Undertsand Mortgages - Which?

Created on 21 June 2013. Posted in Live News

... means lenders should be more transparent about the full costs. Advice Buying a mortgage is the biggest financial commitments anyone will make in their lives so it is important to get it right. In ...

Stamp Duty up 10-fold since mid 90's

Created on 06 June 2013. Posted in Live News

The astonishing impact of Stamp Duty on homeowners and the housing market has been revealed by the latest report from the HomeOwners Alliance. Average Stamp Duty paid on buying a home has jumped from ...

Govt's Help to Buy scheme can help with large mortgages too

Created on 26 May 2013. Posted in Live News

... has been that the indemnity scheme will be open to people buying second homes as well as first-time buyers. The Government says it is not the aim of the scheme but has not ruled it out as it launches ...

Mortgages and Divorce – The Weapon of a Mortgage in Divorce Wars

Created on 12 May 2013. Posted in Live News

... who share an on-going mortgage. These can be summarised as follows: 1. Seek Advice on Buying the Other Party Out If one of you wants to live in the home, it is always helpful if agreement can be reached ...

More Tenants Paying Rent On Time, says Countrywide

Created on 21 April 2013. Posted in Live News

... they are buying a home to live in. With rental yield calculations, maintenance costs and a plethora of rates it can be tricky and risky if an amateur landlord gets it wrong. A broker has a regulatory ...

Monthly mortgage payments drop 21% since 2008

Created on 08 April 2013. Posted in Live News

... point towards mortgage rates staying low and even falling further this year. Can I get a mortgage? Mortgages may be more affordable than ever but the biggest obstacle to buying a home can be the deposit. ...

Comeback for high loan to value deals as NatWest opens up 90% mortgages

Created on 26 March 2013. Posted in Live News

... deals that should brighten the hopes of prospective home buyers. What to do next? Buying a home is likely to be the biggest outlay of your entire life when you borrow hundreds of thousands of pounds ...

Best Buy Tables Reveal Banks Reduce Fees to Compete with Lower Rates

Created on 03 March 2013. Posted in Live News

... tables. It may be that you are buying with friends, working in the army overseas or looking to build your own home. There are mortgages available in all these areas but you will never find them on best ...

Mortgage Lenders Truly Go to War

Created on 15 January 2013. Posted in Live News

...  For first-time buyers using mortgage calculators is more important as high deposits are the key obstacle to getting a mortgage. Buying a home with a 5% deposit is far more expensive and has more restrictive ...

Holiday Lets – Are They The Best Investment?

Created on 03 January 2013. Posted in Live News

Buying a holiday home on the promise of high returns and occupancy rates may seem enticing, but there are risks for buyers who do not choose carefully. The ease which guests are connected to properties ...

London House Prices Fall 3 Months In A Row

Created on 18 December 2012. Posted in Live News

... average house price has declined between August and October from £234,000 to £231,000.   Commenting on these findings, an independent buying agent said the decline is a combination of more realistic ...

Mortgage for Extensions and Home Improvements Remain Valid Reason For Lending

Created on 17 November 2012. Posted in Live News

... lifecycle’ often  buying a small flat in the early years, moving to their first house when they get married, a bigger house as they have children, then a larger house out in the suburbs as the kids ...

Short Lease Mortgages

Created on 14 November 2012. Posted in Landing Pages

... in obtaining access to a range of short lease mortgages depends on the ability to extend the current lease or the cost of buying out the freeholder. Short lease properties are more prevalent in central ...

Short Lease Mortgages

Created on 14 November 2012. Posted in Landing Pages

... the ability to extend the current lease or the cost of buying out the freeholder. Short lease properties are more prevalent in central London than elsewhere in the country and the right mortgage broker ...

Short Lease Mortgages

Created on 14 November 2012. Posted in Landing Pages

... of the wider mortgage market. The ease or difficulty in obtaining access to a range of short lease mortgages depends on the ability to extend the current lease or the cost of buying out the freeholder. ...

Double Dip Recession Over – Really…?

Created on 26 October 2012. Posted in Live News

... making it harder for people to save for the large deposits states the Quarterly Consumer Report. It found that over 50% of people under 30 who don't own their house are concerned about buying their first ...

New Builds - Pros and Cons

Created on 25 October 2012. Posted in Live News

... pros of buying a new-build property As we just mentioned, when you buy new builds, you can move in straight away. You don’t have to worry about carrying out renovations or redecorating because everything ...