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6 Oct 2020

Boris Johnson to Launch 95% LTV First-time Buyer Scheme

A 95% mortgage scheme which loosens stress tests is being discussed within the government.

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5 Oct 2020

Why Mortgage Lenders are Experiencing Delays

Mortgage lenders are taking longer than usual to handle applications in the current climate

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26 Sep 2020

The Problem With EWS1 Requirements

The EWS1 (External Wall System) form was introduced in December 2019 in response to the tragic events of Grenfell Tower in 2017.

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23 Sep 2020

Why LTI Changes Have Made it Harder to Get a Mortgage

We discuss the impact of lenders lowering loan-to-income mortgage ratios.

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11 Sep 2020

First-Time buyers: The challenges and Solutions in the Current Climate

First-time buyers have to cope with a tightening in mortgage criteria, combined with high house prices and increased competition from other buyers.

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3 Sep 2020

From Sluggish to Overheated – The State of the Housing Market

The housing market has become very busy in recent months, largely down to two main factors.

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1 Sep 2020

The Tenant Eviction Ban gets Extended

The tenant eviction ban gets extended again – what this means for landlords and tenants.

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17 Aug 2020

Contractor Mortgage Advice for Buying Your Second Home

If you’re a contractor and thinking about buying a second property, there are a number of factors to consider.

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