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Why July 1st Was Not Necessarily Stamp Duty Doomsday

Why July 1st Was Not Necessarily Stamp Duty Doomsday

The July 1st stamp duty deadline was seen as a black mark on the calendar by many prospective homebuyers. As of this date, the full stamp duty holiday officially came to an end, having been extended from its initial March 31 deadline. Consequently, thousands rushed the completions of their property purchases to take advantage of […] →Read more

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Extending a Mortgage in Later Life: Property Loans Post-Retirement

Approaching retirement with an outstanding mortgage can be an unsettling prospect; however it does not necessarily have to cause a major financial headache. Increasingly, lenders are acknowledging the fact that more people than ever before need to borrow money beyond their retirement. Consequently, the market for post-retirement products and services is more dynamic and accessible […] →Read more

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Second Charge Lending Back To Pre-Pandemic Norms

Having successfully broken the £100 million barrier in June the UK’s second charge lending sector is back to its pre-pandemic norm. According to the latest figures published by Loans Warehouse, total second charge lending activity hit just over £104 million last month, which is the highest rate since the COVID-19 crisis began. The report from […] →Read more

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A Brief Introduction to Self-Build Mortgages

The appeal of building your own home from scratch is undeniable. Purchasing an attractive property is one thing but customising every aspect of your dream home from the ground up is something else entirely. But what must also be taken into account when considering a home building project is obtaining the appropriate funding. Self-build mortgages […] →Read more