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Average UK House Prices See Highest Annual Growth in 14 years

With the UK real estate market returning to full strength after almost a year spent in lockdown, average property prices are soaring at a rate even the most optimistic analysts could not have predicted. According to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics, house price averages skyrocketed by […]

House Price Growth Continues to Defy Widespread Economic Turbulence

The after-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are expected to linger for some time. During which, economic uncertainty will continue to be the norm for much of the United Kingdom. Why are average house prices soaring in most regions across the UK? With the pandemic still maintaining its grip on much […]

Moving Home Simplified: Eight Essential Packing Tips from the Pros

Packing possessions prior to a move can be exciting and daunting in equal measures. It is something you only have to do on occasion but can nonetheless prove far more challenging than you bargained for. A few practical pointers from the pros can go a long way with projects like […]

COVID-19 Triggers Major Shift in Brokers’ Approach to Advising Clients

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced mortgage brokers across the UK to radically transform their approach to advising clients on property purchases and remortgage options. Specifically, many brokers have spoken of the need to show greater empathy to the requirements and preferences of their clients, while others have spoken of the […]

New Affordable Self-Build Home Scheme Touted by the Government

It has been clear for many years now that the UK government is unlikely to come close to its ambitious goals regarding widespread construction of affordable homes within the next five years. Various initiatives have been introduced to encourage first-time buyers to invest, but affordable inventory remains dangerously scarce. Now, […]

Average House Prices Reach Surprise All Time High in February 2021

With the original stamp duty holiday coming to an end, it was not surprising that expectation was, that there would be a reduced level of interest in property purchases which would almost certainly trigger a slowdown in property price growth. Or at least, this is what most had predicted, precisely […]

Bridging Loans: Growing Demand Furthers Spike in Bridging Finance Activity

Bridging finance was an undeveloped sector in the UK not too long ago, offering little appeal for the average borrower. Today, far more people than ever before from all types of backgrounds are using bridging loans for a long list of practical purposes. The more challenging it becomes to secure […]

Bridging Finance Popular Among Buyers Looking to Beat the Stamp Duty Deadline

When the temporary stamp duty holiday expires on March 31 (now forecast to end June 30th), home buyers could once again find themselves £15,000 out of pocket. With stamp duty currently suspended on qualifying properties under £500,000 in value, it is estimated that over 90% of all home purchases are covered under […]

1 in 4 Q4 Bridging Loans Used to Break Property Chains, MT Finance Reports

The bridging finance sector in the UK endured a turbulent 2020, recording a decline in annual transaction volumes of approximately £278 million.  According to the latest figures released by MT Finance, the sector saw particularly poor performance during the first six months of the year, when lockdown restrictions took a […]

Establishing Affordability with a Bridging Loan Calculator

A bridging loan calculator can be an invaluable tool when assessing the affordability of a bridging loan, prior to applying. Bridging loan rates (when considered as an APR) appear elevated, due to the short-term nature of the product. Bridging finance, however, can be uniquely cost-effective when repaid promptly. Monthly interest […]

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