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Buy-to-let mortgages – what you need to know

The UK’s property market is notoriously resilient. Crashes are very few and far between. There are occasional low periods. In practice, however, all these mean is that house-price growth slows and properties can take a bit longer to sell. Demand for rental property is...

The Governments Vision For The Housing Sector

Assuming the UK sticks to its standard election pattern, the current parliament is almost halfway through its term.  This means politicians across the board will be starting to gear up to contest their seats.  The governments current raft of housing-related proposals...

Mortgage Affordability Becomes A Growing Concern

All things considered, it’s hardly a surprise that mortgage affordability is becoming a growing concern.  Some of the factors behind it are largely outside the control of private individuals.  Even so, there are still plenty of steps individuals can take to ensure...

Are You Thinking About Equity Release?

Equity release is becoming an increasingly popular way of solving a dilemma many older people face. On the one hand, they want to stay in their own home for as long as possible. On the other hand, they went to access the value in their home and also reduce their...

Should You Prioritise Property Or Your Pension?

Both pensions and property can be good ways of financing your retirement.  It is, however, important to think carefully about which you prioritise.  Here is a quick guide to what you need to know. The basics of pensions. In the UK, public-sector employees may still...