Archive for June, 2018

Help to buy ISA scheme simplified

help to buy ISA

Although the news that the help to buy ISA scheme is to close in 2021 has some first-time buyers panicking, there is still plenty of time to take advantage of the government-lead scheme. For many, buying their first home will be the biggest financial step they’ll ever make. There are so many players involved when [read more…]

Extra costs to budget for when looking to buy a house

Extra costs when buying a house

If you’re buying your first home, there’s a lot to think about. From insurance to legal help, there’s a long list of paperwork and tasks to sort out, most of which will come with a price. For a first time buyer, costs such as these can add up quickly and leave you short on funds [read more…]

Changes to Welsh Stamp Duty Tax

Welsh Stamp Duty

  As of April 2018, the UK Stamp Duty Land Tax will be replaced in Wales, with the Land Transaction Tax (LTT). This change aims to help Welsh land and homeowners, making their needs a priority. This change also benefits those looking to buy or invest in property in Wales, as they could end up [read more…]