Patrick Cannon, one of the UK’s leading Tax Barristers, explains why some renovation projects may not be required to pay stamp duty.
The UK, along with the rest of the world, is in uncharted waters. The spread of COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of our day-to-day lives. Indeed, UK homebuyers in the midst of completing on a…
A Gloucestershire couple are thrilled to have their family living with them after converting their four-bedroom home into a 12-bedroom property after remortgaging.
Those who buy below market value and improve properties to remortgage and recycle their cash are struggling to make the sums add up now that there’s a hefty 3% stamp duty land tax (SDLT) surcharge…
If you’re planning to build your own home, a traditional mortgage won’t be right for you, you’ll need a specialist self-build mortgage instead. Many of us dream of building our own home, but before you…
BuildStore’s Raymond Connor looks at the lending options for self-build mortgages, including arrears and advance stage payment options.
The past couple of years have been hugely significant in making self build a real, viable housing option for all, boosted greatly by the Government's continued support. Here, Raymond Connor, Chief Executive at BuildStore &…
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In response to your self-build mortgage queries, Buildstore's Group Sales Director, Rachel Pyne, shares and answers the most frequently asked questions put forward to their specialist finance advisors.
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As a self-builder you will be investing significant time and money into building your dream home, and no matter how well you plan, things can and do go wrong. Here, Rachel Pyne, Group Sales Director…
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Although it’s easy to get carried away with the ‘niceties’ of a home-build project, such as design, build schedules and materials, none of this will be possible without a secure and appropriate financial arrangement. Rachel…
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