Monthly Archives: June 2019

Help to Buy: most users did not need help

Help to buy audit

Three-fifths of homebuyers who used the government's Help to Buy scheme could have bought a home without it, the Government's spending watchdog the National Audit Office has revealed today. We take a look at how far Help to Buy has helped, where it falls down and what the options are to help first time buyers get a foot on the ladder.

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Boom in mortgages for second homes

Need a mortgage for a second home?

In this week’s mortgage round-up we look at why now could be the time to buy that second home you’ve always wanted, the explosion in mortgage choice for landlords and whether you should fix your mortgage for five years.

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In The News This Week


Consumer journalist Rebecca Gamble brings you the top stories homeowners, home buyers and sellers need to know about from across this week's news outlets...

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RIBA launches new find an architect service

Find an Architect

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has just launched a new and improved service to help match you with accredited architects in your area. Here's how it works and what to think about...

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