Budget 2016 – key information for the housing market and property ownership
Take a quick look at my summary of what I believe to be the most important factors affecting first time buyers, homeowners and property investors in this year’s budget:
Help to Buy and Lifetime ISA
Something of particular note is that millions of consumers under 40 will be able to use a new Indiv…
Help to Buy ISA – the facts
The much-anticipated Help to Buy ISA launched on 1st December 2015, coming just in time as more people find it challenging to save a deposit on house prices that seem to keep on climbing. Here are three of the big questions you may be asking about the government’s new saving scheme:
Am I eligible f…
Can Cameron turn Generation Rent into Generation Buy?
A lack of supply, land, labour and a challenging planning system, have all conspired to make housing on par with immigration in the battle for politics’ hot topic.
Historically low interest rates and high house prices have left an increasing number of young people and families struggling to fulfil …
Something to consider
If you own a home, have a mortgage and would like to reduce your monthly mortgage payment or raise some extra cash, then you could consider a remortgage.
Many homeowners are taking advantage of historically low mortgage rates by switching their mortgage to a new lender. According to figures publis…
A Future Vision of Protection
Wearable technology is not tomorrow’s world, it’s today’s. The number of wearable devices shipped worldwide in the first quarter of 2015 hit 11.4 million, up by 200% from the previous year. Apple’s flagship watch is becoming especially popular in the UK, as the nation rushes to embrace an era where …