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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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27 Nov 2020

The latest Covid measures – Why it’s Not Plain Sailing When Getting a Mortgage

Now the UK is in the midst of a second lockdown, many of the measures put in place due to the pandemic have been extended.

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11 Nov 2020

Mortgage Rates are Going Up – The Reasons and Challenges for Homebuyers

Mortgage lenders are currently raising their interest rates, in a bid to cope with heightened demand.

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9 Nov 2020

Why the Cost of Renting is Falling in London

Multiple sources suggest renting in London has gotten cheaper in the past few months. We explore why.

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