Category Archives: Government Schemes

Chancellor announces new Covid-19 economic support – everything you need to know

Back in July, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a second range of measures designed to protect the economy through the Covid-19 pandemic. His next update was scheduled to be the Autumn Statement in the coming weeks. However, given the newly imposed … Continue reading

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Can I get a mortgage if I’ve been furloughed? Here’s what you need to know

At the end of July, approximately 9.5 million jobs from 1.2 million different employers were furloughed in the UK as part of the government’s Job Retention Scheme. If you’re currently furloughed, you might be worried about your chances of getting … Continue reading

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What is the Stamp Duty holiday and what does it mean for you?

In recent months, the government have unveiled a range of measures designed to support the economy through the coronavirus crisis. From the furlough scheme to discounts for eating out, the Chancellor has been forced to come up with a range … Continue reading

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How can a first time buyer get a mortgage?

They say buying a house is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make, and for any first time buyer this is a daunting prospect. The mortgage market can be a difficult place to navigate and this is especially … Continue reading

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Right to Buy in Scotland

Help to buy is near enough finished in Scotland, however if you are still trying to get this sorted out, please give our specialist team a call. Anyone who is to make the purchase needs to be named on the … Continue reading

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95% remortgages available

There has been lots of talk about the new Government Schemes helping people get on the ladder. But what about the people who are already on the ladder? Well we have a lender that can help people remortgage up to … Continue reading

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Help to Buy – The facts

Here are the facts about Help to Buy written in plain English to help you understand whether either of these finance schemes are right for you. Who is Help to Buy aimed at? Help to buy is aimed at those … Continue reading

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Mark in The Times about Help to Buy 2

Here is an article from the Times about Help to Buy 2 (the new Government back mortgage guarantee scheme). It essentially works as the HM Gov acting as a guarantor (in a limited capacity) for clients. Edinburgh Mortgage Advice in … Continue reading

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