Archive for February, 2020

A guide to ISAs and how they work

ISA for buying a house

Wondering what is an ISA, how you can use an ISA to save and whether you can use an ISA to purchase your first home? We answer all of these questions and more in our ISA FAQ guide. Let’s get started. What exactly is an ISA? An ISA is an Individual Savings Account that was [read more…]

Stamp Duty explained: who has to pay it?

Stamp duty tax who has to pay it

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or buying your second home, it’s so important to get your head around the jargon associated with buying a property. Speaking about this subject, you may or may not have heard of Stamp Duty Tax. Stamp Duty Tax is a term that is plastered on various legal documents, so it [read more…]

A Guide to the Lifetime ISA for first-time buyers

lifetime isa first time buyers

Saving up for your dream home has become a whole lot easier thanks to the introduction of the Lifetime ISA. To put it simply, opening up a Lifetime ISA (Independent Savings Account) allows you to save up to £4,000 every tax year towards your first home or your future retirement. As well as this, the [read more…]

Our guide to selling your home in 2020

Selling your home interior

As spring is fast approaching, home buyers are already starting to search for their next home. The truth is, this time of the year is one of the best times to put your home on the property market. Ideally, you’ll want to get ahead of the crowds by listing your home throughout February or March. [read more…]