Getting a mortgage after being furloughed

Getting a mortgage after being furloughed

Have you recently returned to work after being on furlough? If so, what does this mean for your chances of getting a mortgage? It is estimated that there are around 1.9 million people in the UK currently on furlough, which has gone down from 5.1 million in January....
Renting versus buying a property

Renting versus buying a property

Are you a prospective first-time buyer? You might have seen the reports in the media lately that renting is currently cheaper than buying a property. And you might be tempted to carry on renting and hold off on buying for a bit longer. What’s caused the situation, and...
Discounted homes for key workers

Discounted homes for key workers

A new government scheme launched today to help first-time buyers and could save them at least 30 per cent off a property price. Here’s what we know so far… The government has just announced its new First Homes scheme which launched on 4 June in the East Midlands. The...
House prices rise by almost 11 per cent in a year

House prices rise by almost 11 per cent in a year

The property market shows no signs of slowing down and the stamp duty coming to an end soon doesn’t seem to be deterring people from wanting to move. We’re in danger of sounding like a broken record when we tell you again that the property market is buoyant. We...