Tag: impact specialist finance

Housing market buzzing following stamp duty tax break

The purchase market is currently buzzing. In a throw-back to some of the heady days of old, we’re hearing stories of bidding wars and properties being snapped up before they even come onto the market. It’s clear that whilst the raising of the stamp duty threshold has certainly worked to accelerate activity across the housing […]

This is a great time for First Time Buyers to take the leap

Recent changes to the stamp duty threshold have attracted a growing number of enquiries from First Time Buyers (FTB) looking to take advantage of this short-term tax break in order to get their foot onto the property ladder. This is a great time for FTBs to take the leap but as we continue to operate […]

Even on Furlough, lenders may consider you for a mortgage

Just because you’re on the Furlough Scheme (or have been on it), does not necessarily mean you cannot get a mortgage. Several lenders have issued guidelines to accommodate those on Furlough and will offer mortgage products to them. Especially clients looking to stay with the same lender and do what is called a ‘product transfer’. […]

Physical valuations are back, but with conditions

‘Back in Business’, ‘Business as Usual’, ‘When we come out of this’ – all terms I’m sure you’ve heard a lot recently. I think it is now very clear to say that any form of ‘normality’ will be a different experience from what we have been used to. Every day includes new learnings and new […]

Completing a fact find and be mortgage ready!

First-time buyer or home mover? Either way, know the process and be mortgage ready! On any new purchase, the selling agent will seek to agree a number of deadlines with you, including the arrangement of mortgage finance. At this point, you can shop around and should make sure that you speak to an independent mortgage […]

Bridging finance can be much quicker to arrange than a normal mortgage

Bridging finance (also known as Short Term Lending) is a solution that can be used to provide fast access to funding for a number of different circumstances. Often, bridging finance can be much quicker to arrange than a normal mortgage. However, bridging finance should not be considered a replacement for more traditional mortgage lending which […]