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What does property look like as an investment after 2016’s changes?

June 10, 2016
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The buy-to-let market has already seen some significant changes in 2016, perhaps most significantly the increase in stamp duty on any property you own other than your primary home. What this means for those looking to invest their money in property is that the market may […]

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Pensions

Help To Buy vs Lifetime: Which ISA is best?

May 9, 2016
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Set to be introduced in April 2017, the Lifetime ISA essentially offers an alternative to the Help To Buy ISA. With two competing options on the table, it’s important to know which is best for you and your needs, as whilst they have some similarities, there are […]

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Help-To-Buy-ISA

A hit on the ‘Buy-to-Let’ market from the Autumn Statement

April 7, 2016
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Chancellor George Osborne landed buy-to-let landlords a shock during the Autumn Statement by announcing a 3% stamp duty surcharge on property purchases from 1st April 2016.

The addition of a 3% extra charge for buy-to-let and second homes on all stamp duty bands above […]

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UK Housing Market

A hit on the ‘Buy-to-Let’ market from the Autumn Statement

December 1, 2015
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Chancellor George Osborne landed buy-to-let landlords a shock during the Autumn Statement by announcing a 3% stamp duty surcharge on property purchases from 1st April 2016.

The addition of a 3% extra charge for buy-to-let and second homes on all stamp duty bands above […]

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UK-House-Sales

Pre-election UK house sales are flat-lining

May 5, 2015
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According to a Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) article published in April 2015, buyer enquiries and house sales are flatlining in the run up to the general election. House sales and buyer enquiries dropped in March, while the number of properties coming onto the market fell for […]

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