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Riski Sunak Budget

Budget 2021 key points

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What you need to know about Rishi Sunak’s UK Budget 2021 - furlough extension, self-employed grants, tax hikes and restart grants for businesses. Read our complete review of the March 2021 UK Budget and how it impacts both business and people individually...
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Top 5 Best Places to Buy a Spanish Property 2021

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As the new decade begins and Brexit is now in motion, more British expats are moving abroad and looking to buy a home in Spain for a better lifestyle. Find out the best locations to purchase property in Spain.
UK tax reforms

Will tax hikes support economic recovery from the pandemic

Rishi Sunak is expected to announce changes to tax policies in his March Budget. Avoid tax traps and hefty bills by making sure you’re aware of the rules. According to new research from the financial services network Openwork, parents and grandparents are at risk of facing hefty tax bills...
Riski Sunak Budget

Spring Budget 2021 – What can we expect from Rishi Sunak

Information and predictions on Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s March budget, including insight into rumours over a possible tax hike for businesses. We have the professionals' opinions on what may be included in the budget...
UK Property Market

UK property market reacts to stamp duty holiday decisions

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House prices are falling but mortgage approvals are rising as consumer demand for UK property market remains strong despite the stamp duty deadline. UK property values are also 27% higher than pre-recession and almost double than averages seen during the 2007-8 financial crisis...

British pensioners in EU won’t face ‘Frozen’ pensions

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Pensioners living in the European Union (EU) will not have their pensions ‘frozen’ once the UK leaves, the British government has indicated.
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Lenders reintroduce mortgage deals as mortgage holidays end

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Mortgage lenders are reducing rates and resuming 10% deposit mortgages in 2021 to give buyers more options amid the pandemic. Mortgage availability has risen to its highest level since April with top mortgage deals including...
UK Property Market

The future of the UK property market in post-Brexit 2021

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How will Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic impact activity in the UK housing market in 2021? Discover information on house prices and mortgages. Mortgage availability had risen to its highest level since April 2020...
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UK house prices and property market set for a strong 2021

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UK house prices hit six-year highs in 2020 due to the stamp duty holiday. Despite lockdown, the property market’s outlook remains positive for 2021.
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Will the UK’s post-COVID property market boom in 2021?

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UK housing prices have surged in 2020 due to low mortgage rates and the stamp duty holiday. Will the property market continue to flourish in 2021? Find out more - Free Download Guides available...
UK Property Market

How will Brexit affect the property market and impact prices

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With the end of the Brexit transition period looming, we’ve covered all the pressing questions about how Brexit may affect the UK property market. For the facts and latest opinions read more...

UK mortgage enquiries from expats soar

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According to Skipton International’s latest 2020 figures, they received a 51% upsurge in mortgage enquiries from expats compared to figures from 2018. In particular, there has been a significant increase in

Getting the most from your holiday home

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Despite the uncertain economic climate amid COVID-19, there still remains healthy demand from buyers looking for second homes for either personal use or as a holiday home rental. If anything, the global pandemic appears to have...

Buying property in Spain is on the up

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The forecast for Spanish property prices for 2020 shows that property prices would fall 3.5% by the end of 2020, experiencing a rise in value again in 2022. Following a disappointing start to 2020, September saw healthy demand in Spanish property. According to...

Boom in UK overseas property purchases in French ski and mountain resorts

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Find out why there has been such a boom in French ski resort property purchases. Discover where the hotspots are for the perfect holiday home.