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  • How to prepare for April’s tax changes

    As one of the Government’s more impactful alterations to the buy to let sector, April’s changes to tax relief for landlords will affect a number people after its inception. To be phased in over the next four tax years, the changes will mean a reduction of buy to let mortgage interest tax relief to 2…

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    Updated by Cherry Mortgage & Finance Ltd on Wednesday, March 29, 2017
  • First-time buyers still ruling the market roost

    First-time buyers (FTBs) borrowed more in 2016 than in any other year since the Council of Mortgage Lenders’ records began back in 1974. This latest data reveals that a combination of low interest rates and governmental schemes, such as Help to Buy, has helped to boost entry into a challenging housi…

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    Updated by Cherry Mortgage & Finance Ltd on Wednesday, March 1, 2017
  • Will mortgage rates climb in 2017?

    It has been widely publicised that the Bank of England base rate remains at its lowest ever level. This means that many home buyers and home movers have seen relatively low interest rates. Those looking to remortgage could also currently benefit from a competitive fixed rate deal, to avoid moving on…

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    Updated by Cherry Mortgage & Finance Ltd on Wednesday, March 1, 2017
  • Meet the Spencer Family

    Leading provider AIG Life has announced the launch of a fictitious family called ‘The Spencers’. Case studies and real life scenarios are currently very effective in helping advisers talk to clients about the benefits of cover, which is why AIG have created The Spencer Family. Spanning a full four d…

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    Updated by Cherry Mortgage & Finance Ltd on Thursday, February 23, 2017
  • Are you considering the Limited Company option?

    With rates holding low at 0.25%, investing in property could still be a good idea for many. This is despite the tax changes that are due to begin from April 2017, at which point the tax relief that landlords of residential properties receive for finance costs will start to be restricted to 20%. This…

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    Updated by Cherry Mortgage & Finance Ltd on Friday, February 10, 2017
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