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26 Apr 2021

Santander release a tonic for self-employed Covid-19 victims!

Santander is excluding the 2020/21 tax year when assessing self-employed mortgage applicants who’ve been adversely affected by the pandemic.

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20 Apr 2021

95% Loan To Value Mortgage Guarantee Scheme is here!!!

The government has launched a scheme for people with a 5% deposit, in the long run this could drive down rates, as financial institutions desperately clamour for your business.

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2 Mar 2021

Help to Buy Mortgage Guarantee scheme to launch

Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme being announced in the Budget on Wednesday - 5% deposit mortgage.

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21 Feb 2021

Stamp duty holiday could be extended by six weeks

According to the unnamed source Rishi Sunak is keener for a shorter extension of around six weeks rather than the six months requested in the high-profile petition on the subject.

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4 Feb 2021

Members of Parliament back stamp duty holiday extension

An extension to the stamp duty holiday seems increasingly likely in one form or another, after a number of MPs spoke out in support of the proposal this week.

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26 Jan 2021

London house prices are on the rise – will that continue?

House Prices Increasing Across The UK, the cost of London flats and maisonettes have risen by 9.0% year-on-year to £442,304.

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13 Jan 2021

High Street are returning to 90% Loan To Value

10% deposit mortgages are back, Halifax, Barclays, HSBC, Leeds BS and Coventry have all made returns to 90% LTV mortgage lending.

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16 Dec 2020

Stamp Duty Holiday - The government has spoken out on SDLT

The government has stated the stamp duty holiday won’t be extended past the end of March, which is a blow to those hoping to save some tax.

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