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Archive for Aug 2019

Government Announces Changes To Help More People Get On The Property Ladder

When Boris Johnson took over as Prime Minister, he pledged to address the housing market and “help a new generation to own their own home.” As part of that pledge, Housing Secretary, Robert Jenrick, has announced that changes are to come into effect to the Shared Ownership scheme – with the aim of helping more buyers get on the property ladder. The government has revealed that those with a shared […]

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8 Questions To Ask Any Estate Agent Before Selling Your Property

When looking for local estate agents to value your property, it’s important that you’re asking the right questions to determine which agent you think will work best for you. It’s no secret that selling your home can be a challenging experience, so you’ll need to instruct the agent that’s going to make the entire process as smooth and hassle free for you as possible. If you’re beginning the process of […]

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Save For Your First Home And Earn a 25% Bonus On Your Deposit

If you’re aged between 18-40 you could kickstart saving towards your first home – and receive a 25% bonus on your deposit! The Lifetime ISA savings scheme was launched by the government in April 2017 as a way to encourage more people to save money towards a property or a bigger pot for their retirement. What is a Lifetime ISA? A Lifetime ISA (also known as a LISA) allows you […]

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Can I Get A Mortgage With Poor Credit?

So, you’re looking to take the first step on the property ladder or maybe you’re due to remortgage, but your credit history isn’t great… Does that mean you’re automatically out of the mortgage market? Absolutely not. But your options will be limited and it could prove more difficult for you to secure approval from a lender when they consider your financial history. However, there are options available for those with […]

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