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Bank of England mortgage review could help first-time buyers

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The Bank of England is currently reviewing mortgage lending rules to decide whether they should allow lower deposits. Concerns over the fact that first-time buyers were being left out of the market, have led the Bank of England to review their mortgage...

Why are home movers becoming more common than first time buyers again?

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Home movers are now more likely to buy houses than first time buyers. Despite first time buyers making up the biggest proportion of the UK property market for the first time in 23 years in 2018, their numbers have dropped again. Industry experts now reckon...

Stamp Duty Changes

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As we all know, when we buy a residential property we, generally speaking, have to pay tax to the government in the form of Stamp Duty Land Tax - stamp duty.  This has previously been an additional cost people factored into the purchase of a new...