First Time Buyer

Help to buy mortgages

Is your Help to Buy deal ending?

Is your Help to Buy deal ending? Since its launch in April 2013 more than 145,000 properties have been bought using the Help to Buy Equity Loan scheme. Five years on and the interest-free element of the loan is due to end, with homeowners potentially facing expensive fees. The Help to Buy Equity Loan scheme was aimed at helping more [...] Read more
fixed rate mortgage

What’s the point of a property survey?

Conveyancing is an important part of the home buying process, and it’s important to note it’s required when both buying and selling a property.

So what should you consider when choosing a property solicitor to carry out your conveyancing? It’s important to use a qualified property solicitor who’ll be able to take care of a range of issues on your behalf, including:

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Help to buy mortgages

Valuations vs Surveys

Conveyancing is an important part of the home buying process, and it’s important to note it’s required when both buying and selling a property.

So what should you consider when choosing a property solicitor to carry out your conveyancing? It’s important to use a qualified property solicitor who’ll be able to take care of a range of issues on your behalf, including:

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Interest Rates

Interest Rate Rise

Interest Rate Rise In 2007 Bulgaria and Romania joined the European Union, Lewis Hamilton got his first drive in Formula 1 partnering with Fernando Alonso at McLaren, the final book in the Harry Potter series was published and England played their first match at the new Wembley Stadium. It was also the year in which the Bank of England last [...] Read more
Self Build Homes

What are your grand designs?

What are your grand designs? Are you a budding Frank Lloyd Wright with ambitions to design and build a home to your exact specifications? If you're choosing to build the property of your dreams and you have the knowledge and skills required, you could opt for the DIY route and take on as much of the work as you can. [...] Read more
Mortgage Advice

The value of our advice

The value of our advice Good financial advice and planning helps people to protect and build their assets, make the most of their investments and help to achieve the goals and lifestyle they desire. Establishing priorities Every client we meet has a unique and varied range of financial planning needs, so it's important to establish priorities right from the start [...] Read more
Financial Advice

The value of mortgage advice

The value of mortgage advice With so many mortgage lenders offering their products on the high street and online, it can be tempting to cut out the middleman and 'go direct'. But when you're making such an important financial commitment, the guidance you can get from a qualified mortgage adviser can be invaluable. Here are five ways we can make [...] Read more
Mortgages

Mortgage-savvy millennials

Mortgage-savvy millennials When it comes to their mortgage, are younger people making better financial decisions than their older counterparts? The term 'millennial generation' applies to people born somewhere between 1980 and 2000, a 20-year span which also saw a huge rise in property prices. At the start of 1980, the average house price was £22,677, but by the end of [...] Read more
conveyancing

Do you know your credit rating?

Do you know your credit rating? If you're looking to take your first steps onto the housing ladder you may have sacrificed your takeaways and holidays to save the deposit and scoured hundreds of houses online. But have your checked your credit history? Even if you're remortgaging or moving up the housing ladder your credit history will be important. What [...] Read more
conveyancing

How to choose a good conveyancer

Conveyancing is an important part of the home buying process, and it’s important to note it’s required when both buying and selling a property.

So what should you consider when choosing a property solicitor to carry out your conveyancing? It’s important to use a qualified property solicitor who’ll be able to take care of a range of issues on your behalf, including:

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