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Protect your loved ones and your finances

Protect your loved ones and your finances

We’re seeing a rise in the number of clients diagnosed with serious health conditions. Naturally, it’s devastating for all concerned, and even worse if money is also a worry. Our goal is to help you become financially resilient if the unexpected happens… Losing a...

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House prices see small decline in July

House prices see small decline in July

Halifax’s House Price Index for July shows a slight price dip and an annual reduction of 2.4%, with house prices ‘little changed’ over the past six months. House prices went down slightly in July by 0.3%, according to Halifax. The lender has published its latest House...

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House prices dipped in June

House prices dipped in June

Prices have gone down slightly in the past month, but Halifax says that it is still receiving a consistent volume of mortgage applications House prices dropped by 0.1% in June, according to Halifax. The lender has just published its monthly House Price Index and has...

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Younger generation leads the way in home-moving trends

Younger generation leads the way in home-moving trends

Home movers are getting younger, according to Halifax, and demand for detached homes remains high. The age of those moving home in the UK is dropping at a surprising rate. The average age of a UK home mover has fallen to 39, a year younger than just 12 months ago and...

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Asking prices go up in March

Asking prices go up in March

While many predicted doom and gloom for the housing market this year, Rightmove’s latest house price survey says that asking prices increased in March. Despite a nervous start to 2023, the housing market has remained resilient. Property website Rightmove has revealed...

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House prices expected to drop in 2023

House prices expected to drop in 2023

Halifax is expecting property prices to drop in the new year but says the price rises during the pandemic were some of the biggest the market has ever seen. The lender predicts that UK house prices will fall next year by around 8%. However, it says that forecast...

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Bank of England base rate goes up to 3.5%

Bank of England base rate goes up to 3.5%

The Bank of England has just announced a base rate increase from 3% to 3.5%. The rate increased from 2.25% to 3% last month and has consistently risen in the last year. The base rate has increased again – this time from 3% to 3.5%. The base rate is the interest rate...

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7 things to think about when buying a new build home

7 things to think about when buying a new build home

Tempted by the idea of buying a brand-new home that doesn’t need any work? Read on before you commit… New build homes have seen increased demand recently, which is understandable, as they can be more energy efficient, and there’s also the convenience of moving in and...

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5 key things to consider when choosing where to live

5 key things to consider when choosing where to live

Research published in 2018 claimed that people in small towns and rural areas are happier, but surely it’s about finding the right location to suit you and your lifestyle. Here’s five key things to consider before you relocate… Moving to a new location can be both...

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