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House Prices in May Reach New Record Levels

The month of May has seen yet another hike in the average price of properties, reaching a record £261,743, according to Halifax’s latest house price index figures. This is the strongest level seen in almost 7 years with house price inflation rates rising by 9.5% over the last year. During May a significant increase on […] →Read more

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Is Now the Right Time to Consider Equity Release?

The UK’s real estate market has bounced back from its COVID-19 crash at a pace none could have predicted. Fuelled by the temporary stamp duty holiday and the collective desire of millions to upgrade to more spacious rural properties, average house prices recently hit a record high of £238,831. As a result, many people are […] →Read more

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Simple Steps to Reduce Debt, Starting Today

May brings Debt Awareness Week, during which struggling debtors across the UK are encouraged to take proactive steps to improve their financial circumstances. According to StepChange, the economic effects of the pandemic are likely to be felt by millions of households for many years to come. “This Debt Awareness Week, we are focusing on breaking […] →Read more

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More Than 110 5% Deposit Mortgages Back on the UK Market

Having been excluded from the market almost in its entirety last year, borrowers seeking affordable 5% deposit mortgages are once again being welcomed by a string of UK lenders. Motivated by a temporary government backed initiative, major banks including Lloyds, Santander, Barclays, HSBC and NatWest have reintroduced 95% LTV mortgages for the first time since […] →Read more

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Thomas McAlpine Launches New Platform for Buying and Selling Land

One of the UK’s most innovative and experienced construction, land and finance veterans has launched a dynamic new online platform for private and commercial land transactions. Addland.com has the potential to revolutionise the process of finding, researching, buying and selling land, by simplifying all aspects of pinpointing high-potential investment opportunities across the UK. According to […] →Read more