Mortgage Payment Holiday Scheme Extended

The mortgage payment holiday scheme is set to run for a further six months, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced. The scheme allows borrowers to defer their mortgage payments if their income has been affected by the pandemic. Borrowers can continue to defer payments if they have already been doing so, and continue their […]

Housing Market Remains Open

The housing market is to remain open through this period of lockdown, Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, has confirmed. This will mean buyers are still able to take advantage of the Chancellor’s Stamp duty reductions. Viewings Many Agents are offering online viewings, so that the process of buying […]

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UK Government - Stamp Duty Holiday Announcement

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a short-term holiday on stamp duty fees for properties sold in England and Northern Ireland (Scotland and Wales operate different systems). This means that purchases made before 31 March 2021 will include a considerable saving. Stamp duty is paid when you buy your house (unless this is your first purchase […]