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Could buyers soon see the back of ‘Gazumping’?

gazumping-512x512It has emerged in recent weeks that the government could soon look to ban ‘Gazumping’. A fundamental move which will prevent millions of house sales falling through each year, and avoiding the disappointment faced by buyers.

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100% Family Springboard Mortage launched

mortgages-512x512Earlier this month we saw the return of the 100% mortgage, launched by Barclays and aimed at first time buyers struggling to raise cash deposits.

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Properties of the Month

MAY 1A round up of some of this month’s top properties. There’s something for everyone on this feature, a dream home by the sea, family and first time buyer homes as well as great investment opportunities.

 

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Mum and Dad continue to bankroll their kids’ property purchases

young coupleRecent research from Legal & General has revealed that the ‘bank of mum and dad’ lends £5bn each year to help their children get a foot on the property ladder. Continue reading

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Where is the best place to buy my dream second home?

Surveying_Blog_PostHave you been considering buying a second home but you are worried about the burden of the new stamp duty increase? Continue reading

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Buying vs Renting – Zoopla reveals cost effectiveness stats

family200According to Zoopla buying a property is now more cost effective than renting in 48% of UK cities. Continue reading

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Properties of the month

With a spring in our step, we have hand selected our favourite properties currently on the market this month. From glorious gardens, to brilliant bargains at auction there is something for everyone in this month’s round up. Continue reading

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New custodial deposit scheme for landlords

helptobuy-isaApril sees the launch of two additional deposit scheme options for landlords. This launch will allow landlords a choice of three schemes in total including two custodial schemes instead of just one as was previously the case. Continue reading

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