Tag Archives: Mortgage

Helping children to buy homes

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The 3% stamp duty surcharge on the purchase of second homes which was introduced in April 2016 has posed a problem for parents wanting to help their children onto the housing ladder by buying in joint names. However, some enterprising lenders have devised plans which avoid the problem. These plans are called joint borrower sole […]

The Lifetime ISA

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What was announced in the Budget? The Lifetime ISA (LISA) Introduced from 6th April 2017 to help people, aged between 18 and 39 (at 6/04/17), to save flexibly for the long term and ensure they do not have to choose between saving for retirement and saving for their first home. What does this mean? The […]