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Friday, September 30, 2022

How the new stamp duty cut will affect homebuyers

First-time buyers will no longer have to pay stamp duty on properties up to £425,000, making property buying slightly more affordable for those aspiring to own their first home. Properties valued at up to £250,000 will also now be tax-free for those wishing to purchase a second home.

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Mortgage Propeller on Recent Mortgage Product Withdrawal

Our CEO Matt McAllister and Senior Ops Director Laura Gorman give some insight into the recent withdrawal of mortgage products across the industry. Find out what is going on and how these changes will affect your mortgage application, as well as the best steps to take forward.

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Does an agreement in principle affect your credit score ?

An agreement in principle is a document that states the maximum amount you will be able to borrow from a lender. It can be easily obtained from a mortgage broker, or your chosen lender, either online or face-to-face, by completing a form outlining your earnings, deposit, and other relevant...

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

How busy Londoners can save £1000’s on their Mortgage payments

Londoners are the most susceptible to the detrimental effects of this cost of living crisis, research from the City Hall has shown. With inflation creeping up past double digits across the UK, those residing in London are likely to feel the pinch more than the rest of the UK with inflation 1.5%...

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Should you hold off on buying property during the cost of living crisis?

There is no denying 2022’s property market has surprised UK citizens. With the Bank of England Base Rate increasing by 1.5% since December 2022, it’s natural that aspiring homebuyers are having doubts about whether this is a good time to buy?

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Everything you need to know about releasing equity from your home

If you have been paying off your mortgage for a number of  years, or your house has increased in value, you have most likely built up equity in your property. The equity you have in your property can be described as the difference between what you owe on your mortgage and the overall value of your...

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