Economy

Guides, tips, news and opinions from Fordyce & Playle. None of the information here constitutes as advice and is to be used as a friendly blog, for full advice on any topic covered please discuss fully with your Financial Adviser.

We have gone through the key facts and considerations you need to be aware of if you have buy-to-let properties or are considering making an investment into buy-to-lets.

Posted on: 4th Nov 2016 | Read more

First-time buyer lending rose 23 per cent year-on-year to £4.3bn in May 2016, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

Posted on: 13th Jul 2016 | Read more

Mortgage rates are continuing to creep downwards, as the City bets on a cut in interest rates next week.

Posted on: 7th Jul 2016 | Read more

Guest blog from property market experts David Jordan Estate Agents Seaford, East Sussex.

Posted on: 30th Jun 2016 | Read more

As of 1 April, 2016 you have to fork out an extra 3% in Stamp Duty if you are buying an additional home. Find out how the new tax loading works with Zoopla’s Q&A.

Posted on: 17th May 2016 | Read more

In the 2015 Summer Budget and Autumn Statement, the Chancellor introduced several changes that will affect anyone buying or owning a buy-to-let property in the UK.

Posted on: 8th Mar 2016 | Read more

Buy-to-let landlords are set to be hit with new costs from April when a controversial extra 3 per cent stamp duty charge is introduced.

Posted on: 7th Mar 2016 | Read more

On 8th July 2015, George Osborne will deliver the first completely Conservative budget since Kenneth Clarke in 1996.

Posted on: 3rd Jul 2015 | Read more

It is good news for everyone willing to take advantage of the opportunities that deflation offers. This article is a quick examination of some of the ways you can benefit from our deflationary economy.

Posted on: 5th Jun 2015 | Read more

The Government has announced they will be launching a Help to Buy ISA to help first-time buyers save for a deposit.

Posted on: 19th Mar 2015 | Read more