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Oct 30, 2018

First-time buyers: how to reclaim stamp duty paid on shared ownership properties

The 2018 Budget saw the Chancellor announce a retrospective change for first-time buyers o...
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Oct 26, 2018

Do I have to take out a mortgage from my cash Lifetime ISA provider?

If you’ve opened a cash Lifetime ISA from a high street lender, you may be wondering whe...
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Aug 01, 2018

Six bank statement mistakes that can ruin a mortgage application

Bank statements provide lenders an insight into the lives of prospective borrowers, but so...
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Mar 02, 2018

The benefits and drawbacks of opting for a longer mortgage term

First-time buyers are increasingly opting for 30 and 35-year mortgage terms over the more ...

More articles

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Dec 14, 2017

Struggling first-time buyers: could buy-to-let be the answer?

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Dec 07, 2017

Bank of Mum and Dad: how to help your children on the property ladder

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Nov 30, 2017

Help to Buy ISA transfer to Lifetime ISA: act sooner rather than later

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Nov 22, 2017

BUDGET 2017: Stamp duty slashed for first-time buyers

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Nov 15, 2017

Explained: the difference between gazumping and gazundering

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Aug 29, 2017

Discounted variable rate could be cheaper than fixed mortgage deal

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Aug 12, 2017

Parents warned over Bank of Mum and Dad tax risks

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Aug 08, 2017

Have you overpaid stamp duty? How you can reclaim the tax

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Jul 25, 2017

10 things you need to know about the leasehold consultation

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Jul 06, 2017

After 10 years of falling rates, will mortgages stay low?

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Jul 05, 2017

Savvy millennials opt for repayment mortgages

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Jul 03, 2017

State housing schemes ‘only help the wealthy’ – report

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Jun 06, 2017

I’m a first-time buyer. Should I open a cash Lifetime ISA?

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May 31, 2017

Can I get a mortgage if I’m on a zero-hours contract?

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Apr 06, 2017

The key Lifetime ISA facts you need to know

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Mar 21, 2017

First-time buyer: Should I transfer my Help to Buy ISA to the Lifetime ISA?

News

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Dec 07, 2018

Which Premier League teams have the highest property prices?

If it’s always been your dream to buy a house near your favourite football team, it may ...
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Dec 07, 2018

Rightmove: house prices set for zero growth in 2019

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Dec 06, 2018

More customers in long-term mortgage arrears than during financial crisis

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Dec 06, 2018

FCA considers action against lenders whose customers may never recover from mortgage arrears

Some borrowers in mortgage arrears may never be able to recover from their position, as th...
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Dec 05, 2018

Stamp duty giveaway overwhelmingly benefits first-time buyers in the South

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Dec 04, 2018

Online estate agent Emoov goes into administration

Five ways to get on the property ladder without the Bank of Mum and Dad

A report suggests the Bank of Mum and Dad is running low on funds. Fortunately, there are other options for st...

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Having a baby and your finances: seven top tips

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Protecting family wealth: 10 tips for cutting inheritance tax

Inheritance tax - sometimes known as 'death tax' - can cause even more heartache for bereaved families. But th...

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