Mortgages

House-Buying Jargon Explained

Buying a property can be an exciting time, but it does mean getting to grips with some terms you may not be familiar with. Here are just a few you may come across during the process. Agreement in principle Also known as a ‘Decision in Principle’, this is a certificate or statement from a mortgage…

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Two More Years for First-Time Buyers

The 2018 Budget contained good news for those first-time buyers looking to buy a new-build home in the next few years. The Help to Buy scheme was an incentive introduced by the government in 2013 to help first-time buyers and boost construction in the UK housing sector. It was designed to help purchasers get on…

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Divorce – Reviewing Your Finances

It’s a fact of modern life that as many as 42% of all marriages in the UK end in divorce. The break-up can be a traumatic time for all concerned and have major financial repercussions for both parties and their family. There are no rules governing how assets should be divided, but there’s a broad…

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