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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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11 Dec 2020

When Brokers are Recommended by Estate Agents

The thorny issue of broker and estate agency partnerships controversial practice has been highlighted by research this week.

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3 Dec 2020

Halifax Returning 90 Per Cent LTV Mortgages

Halifax is making a return with 90 per cent loan-to-value (LTV) mortgages for first-time buyers on Tuesday 8 December. 

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3 Dec 2020

Mortgages for first-time buyers slowly returning

Things are starting to look up for those with a small deposit, as some mortgage lenders are showing renewed appetite.

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