How will the latest mini-budget affect you?

How will the latest mini-budget affect you?

The Chancellor has announced some stamp duty cuts to benefit homebuyers, as well as tax cuts for workers and businesses. Find out what the key changes are and how they might affect you. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or an existing homeowner seeking a new property,...
‘My mortgage payments could be less than my rent’

‘My mortgage payments could be less than my rent’

Prospective first-time buyer Isaac Williams talks about having his first consultation with one of our mortgage advisers, James Watson, and reveals what he learned… (hint: it was good news). After months of guesswork and questionable calculations, it turns out my...
The stamp duty holiday has ended

The stamp duty holiday has ended

The stamp duty holiday ended on 30 September meaning that stamp duty tax relief is reduced from £250,000 to £125,000. Here’s a guide to what you’ll have to pay. The second phase of the stamp duty holiday ended on 30 September. Stamp duty land tax relief has now...
What will happen to house prices this year?

What will happen to house prices this year?

Wondering whether the property market will change when the stamp duty holiday comes to an end? While there are no guarantees, many experts think it will remain healthy… If you’re in the middle of purchasing a property and you’re not a first-time buyer, the forthcoming...
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...