Finance

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.

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

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

Getting on the property ladder in 2015 is harder for many people in Britain than it has ever been.

Posted on: 29th May 2015 | Read more