Property NEWS
NEW STAMP DUTY: HOW WILL IT WORK?

Thursday July 9, 2020

The chancellor has announced a temporary holiday on stamp duty on the first £500,000 of all property sales in England and Northern Ireland. The tax threshold has been temporarily raised until next March to boost the property market and help buyers struggling because of the coronavirus crisis. The changes have come in with immediate effect. […]

21 STEPS TO BUYING A HOME

Friday June 26, 2020

You’ve made the decision to embark on the journey to home ownership. Here are the steps you’ll need to navigate until you can move in, set up and celebrate   Work out your budget Take your deposit and add it to the total of 4x your salary (or 4x joint salaries if you are buying […]

FIXED-RATE MORTGAGE DEALS TUMBLE TO LESS THAN 1.15%

Tuesday June 9, 2020

Some lenders are now offering interest rates of below 1.15% on two-year fixed-rate mortgage loans. We explain why. Borrowing costs for banks and building societies have fallen in response to the coronavirus lockdown. This has resulted in a respective dip in the cost of fixed-rate mortgage deals. Best-buy two-year fixed-rate mortgage deals have tumbled to below 1.15%. […]