Category: Finance

See in the New Year with a spruce up of your household spending

Christmas is now a distant memory and we are well into a New Year. With a clean sheet and so much to look forward to, now is a great time of year to re-evaluate your household spending.  

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Will buying a second home incur the new, higher stamp duty?

The announcement in George Osborne’s Autumn statement regarding the higher rate of stamp duty land tax has left a few people confused and worried about what this means for them.

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Savings boost for first time buyers

The new Help to Buy ISA is a government backed scheme available to first time buyers looking to save money for a deposit towards their first home.

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Posted by: Laura Ellis Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Finance, Latest News, Money Saving Tips, Property Advice, Property News, Savings, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , 2 Comments

All I want for Christmas…. is my perfect pad!

Are you dreaming of hanging your stocking by the side of welcoming fireplace, a living room large enough for a tastefully decorated tree, a well organised kitchen bursting with festive aromas and a dining room large enough to host Christmas … Continue reading

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Popularity of Help to Buy scheme increases

Research has revealed that the number of properties sold under the Government’s Help to Buy scheme reached its highest level in June.

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Top tips to make moving home simpler

Everything is nearly complete and your moving date is in sight, after frantically packing up your belongings, sorting out your final bills and booking removal men is there anything else that you haven’t thought of?

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Energy companies must be more open about tariffs

Many energy companies sell their power with various different names through satellite companies. These companies often offer a variety of different tariffs at a range of different prices.

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Banks favour borrowers with a 25% deposit

Banks are tightening their criteria for lending money to borrowers. Official figures show that they are shunning those with lower deposits in favour of people who have more money to put down initially.

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