Time is running out to get a “Help to Buy ISA”

If you are a first-time buyer you only have until 30th November 2019 to take out a Help to Buy ISA. So what is a Help to Buy ISA? A Help to Buy ISA is a type of Individual Savings Account (ISA) designed to help you if you are a first-time buyer save for a house [...]

2019-07-24T16:52:58+01:00 July 1st, 2019|News|

Now could be the best time to be a first-time buyer?

We could be entering a period of opportunity for first-time buyers. Market conditions could be perfect for people looking to buy their first home. Buyers are able to take advantage of cheap mortgage rates and the weakening housing market.  Additionally, as a first-time buyer, you can still make use of the government’s Help to Buy [...]

2019-05-16T09:02:38+01:00 May 16th, 2019|News|

The Budget 2018. The key points.

Now that the dust has settled here are the key points of The Budget for 2018. Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his 2018 Budget on 29 October. He stated that his was- "a budget for hard-working people" and that "the era of austerity is finally coming to an end". 3.3 million more people in work since 2010 [...]

2018-11-12T17:08:46+01:00 November 22nd, 2018|News|

How a Help to Buy ISA could help you buy your first home.

Recent government figures have shown that 147,000 first-time buyers have purchased their homes using a Help to Buy ISA. What is a Help to Buy ISA? A Help to Buy ISA is designed to help first-time buyers save up a deposit for their home. The government will add 25% to your savings. This is up [...]

2018-10-29T09:49:36+01:00 October 29th, 2018|News|

First time buyer. Is the Bank of Mum and Dad closed.

If you are a first time buyer looking to get a deposit together I am sure that you must have considered the Bank of Mum and Dad. For many this bank if often closed or running out of cash. Not all parents have funds saved up to help.  Recent figures show that parents gave their [...]

2018-06-13T15:58:45+01:00 June 21st, 2018|News|

Mortgage advisers surprise flower delivery.

Mortgage adviser, Amanda Halleybone had a surprise delivery of a bouquet of flowers to her office. The flowers were from a client as a “Thank You” for all the work undertaken by Amanda in securing the best mortgage deal for them. Amanda is an independent adviser working out of the offices of Jackie Oliver and Company, [...]

2018-08-22T16:58:16+01:00 January 8th, 2018|News|

Help to Buy mortgages are still available.

Launched in 2013 the Help to Buy mortgage scheme was meant to “help anyone who works hard and aspires to own their own home has that opportunity” So said the then economic secretary to the Treasury, Stephen Barclay. How does Help to Buy work. With the Help to Buy equity loan the government will lend you up [...]

2018-02-21T15:51:00+01:00 July 31st, 2017|News|