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Government considers higher rate of stamp duty for non-UK buyers - 19 February 2019

The Government will consider introducing a new surcharge levied on non-UK resident home buyers to help curb the rise of …

First time buyers finding cheaper mortgages than this time last year - 19 February 2019

According to the latest research first-time buyers in the UK are experiencing a rare opportunity of being able to take …

Over £570 million saved by first-time buyers in stamp duty tax since April 2018 - 5 February 2019

Government figures have estimated that first-time buyers (FTB’s) have saved a total of £570 million on stamp duty tax for …

Mortgage approvals up in December - 22 January 2019

According to research by chartered surveyor e.surv, December saw an increase in the number of mortgages approvals compared to the …

Lending rules set to change in bid to help UK home owners unable to switch mortgages - 15 January 2019

The UK’s financial watchdog is set to amend the rules around lending in a bid to help some of the …

What happens if I need to remortgage? - 14 January 2019

If your mortgage is your single biggest expenditure, cutting its cost is likely to be your biggest single money saver, …

What happens if my mortgage payments increase? - 17 December 2018

With many of us wrapping presents and indulging in some last minute Christmas shopping at the moment, there are few …

Over 400,000 first time buyers aided by help-to-buy - 4 December 2018

According to the latest official data, more than 400,000 first time buyers have been able to get on the property …