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Can high LTV mortgages help after the stamp duty holiday deadline?

As we continue to move forward during this uncertain time, the property market progresses too. With all eyes firmly focused on the imminent deadline of the stamp duty holiday, professionals and individuals alike anticipate what the future holds for the market. The House of Commons has announced plans for a debate on the topic of […]

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2021: What is in store for the property market?

We have seen many updates and changes in the property industry over recent weeks. From heightened calls to extend the stamp duty holiday following the statement released by the Treasury, to the return of high loan-to-value mortgages to market, it has been far from a quiet month. With the end of 2020 in sight, many […]

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Stamp Duty Holiday will NOT be extended

The government has announced there will be no extension of the current stamp duty holiday. They confirmed the planned deadline of 31 March 2020 will be the final day of the tax break. After this date, homebuyers will face additional costs, disappointing many across England and Northern Ireland. After a petition was launched on the […]

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Government to launch 95% mortgage scheme for first-time buyers

During the virtual Conservative party conference that took place on 6th October, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a radical new scheme to help first-time buyers get on the property ladder. In a bid to turn “Generation Rent” into “Generation Buy,” the Government’s plan for a 95% mortgage program aims to create an estimated two million […]

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The benefits of choosing online conveyancing during the pandemic

The benefits of choosing online conveyancing during the pandemic During this uncertain time, the idea of moving seems more daunting than ever. Our daily lives have been transformed by the restrictions put in place and the new rules we must follow. As we continue to adapt in response to COVID-19, it is understandable that some […]

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What happens when a sale falls through – the role of a conveyancer

It is a new home owner’s worst nightmare: they find their dream home, build up a heap of excitement while they wait for the legal applications to be processed, only to find out that the sale has fallen through and they’re not going to be proud new property owners after all. Equally disappointed are the […]

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Choosing a conveyancer during the stamp duty holiday

On the 8th of July this year, Chancellor of the Exchequer – Rishi Sunak – announced temporary alterations to the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT). This came after month-on-month property enquiries fell from around 100,000 per month in February 2020 to around 40,000 in April, and is intended to reignite the residential property industry as […]

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