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House prices close to all-time highs

House prices close to all-time highs

 02 March 2020
Since the end of 2019 confidence in the housing market has been growing. The housing market has continued to rebound in 2020 boosted by some political certainty and a release in the pent-up demand that has built up over the last few years for the buying and selling of properties.

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Buy to Let mortgages are getting cheaper

Buy to Let mortgages are getting cheaper

 31 January 2020
2019 was an interesting year for the Buy to Let market as more landlords chose to use a limited company structure to purchase their properties, with this trend likely to continue into 2020. Research from Precise Mortgages found that 62 per cent of landlords with 10 properties or fewer intend to purchase their next buy to let property within a limited company structure.

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Mortgage borrowing increases for first-time buyers and home movers

Mortgage borrowing increases for first-time buyers and home movers

 06 January 2020
Happy new-year! It’s 2020 already, a brand-new decade! The start of the new year brings some fresh opportunities for the mortgage market, which is good news for those looking to purchase their first property or move home.

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How your loved ones can get an extra 25% on their savings for their first home

How your loved ones can get an extra 25% on their savings for their first home

 02 December 2019
For potential first-time buyers, purchasing their first home may seem like a distant dream rather than a reality. Almost half of renters say they would not be able to get onto the property ladder unless they were to inherit a property, or inherit the money with which to buy one, according to new research by Aviva.

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Additional benefits of General Insurance

Additional benefits of General Insurance

 01 November 2019
Whether you live in a one bedroom flat or a five-bedroom detached house, you’ve worked hard to make your house your home, so it’s important to have the correct protection in place in case something should go wrong.

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What to do pre-application

What to do pre-application

 02 September 2019
For you or your loved ones getting a mortgage may seem a little bit like climbing Everest. The summit is incredibly far away and it’s going to be a long journey that requires a lot of commitment. That’s because the process of buying a home doesn’t start by selecting a property that’s within your budget – it can take months, even years of preparation to get fully mortgage-ready.

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Record number of deals for first-time landlords

Record number of deals for first-time landlords

 01 August 2019
British landlords have seen many changes to the Buy-to-Let sector in recent years, some of which have driven some landlords to sell up.

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Are young people relying on inherited money to get onto the property ladder?

Are young people relying on inherited money to get onto the property ladder?

 03 June 2019
Some millennials have unrealistic expectations of inheritance and how it may unlock the door to buying their first home. A survey by wealth manager Charles Stanley suggests that one in seven young adults expect to inherit money before they turn 35. However, in reality the typical inheritance age is between 55 and 64.

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Potential homeowners would be open to a 40-year mortgage term

Potential homeowners would be open to a 40-year mortgage term

 07 May 2019
For first-time buyers, it has become incredibly hard to take that important first step onto the property ladder. According to research by Halifax, the average house deposit has increased by a staggering 71% from £19,364 in 2008 to £33,127 in 2018.

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The Bank of Mum and Dad continue lending

The Bank of Mum and Dad continue lending

 08 April 2019
The Bank of Mum and Dad. Parents who are willing to lend their children money if they are fortunate enough to be in a position to do so.

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