Monthly Archives: January 2014

UK rental market expected to be strong in 2014

The private rental market in the UK should prove to be interesting in 2014 as the Help to Buy mortgages scheme is set to get more first time buyers into the market but a lack of new housing means supply … Continue reading

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The potential rise in the UK Base rate, what effect will it have on mortgage & savings rates?

  Everywhere you look in the news at the moment, the topic of interest rates is present in full flow. Whether it’s the latest statement from Bank of England governor Mark Carney, or an emphatic announcement made by one of … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner-Meyern Categories: Finance, Mortgages, Savings, Uncategorized Tags: , , 1 Comment

Broker battle for Help to Buy mortgages heats up

Prospective property owners across the UK have been given a significant boost this week as a number of new and attractive help to buy mortgages have been placed on the market for them to choose from. The new deals are … Continue reading

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Fancy spending your winters in Winchcombe?

Winchcombe is a small, unspoilt Cotswold town in the local authority district of Tewkesbury, in Gloucestershire, England.

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Prime Minister plays down danger of housing bubble

Prime Minister David Cameron has moved to allay fears that the government’s flagship Help to Buy Scheme is risking a potential ‘housing bubble’ in the market, branding the scheme as a ‘complete success’. Mr Cameron praised the impact the scheme … Continue reading

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Payday loans funding housing costs

Over a hundred thousand people across the UK have utilised a payday loan to pay for their monthly housing costs, a study by the Charity Shelter has indicated. Shelter conducted a study last year that gauged the impact of housing … Continue reading

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Mortgages set for tighter checks in 2014

2013 was an undeniably hot year for the British property market, with house prices and purchases rising to their highest levels in almost half a decade during the calendar year. With the Bank of England set to refocus financing from … Continue reading

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Carson & Co Celebrates 40th Anniversary

                                                          This year estate and lettings agency Carson & Co celebrates its 40th anniversary. To mark this special occasion, the firm, which has an office in Festival Place, will be holding a special event. This will be held at its Camberley … Continue reading

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