Categories: Vincent Wong

100% CONfidence?

23rd May 2016

100% CONfidence? So, The Sunday Times reports today there is a new level of confidence in the (property) market. The sun is shining, London has a new Mayor and Spring appears to have finally sprung. In the last two weeks alone, some lenders have introduced 100% mortgage products into the marketplace..

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West Goes South

23rd February 2016

West Goes South This week’s news agendas and social media feeds have been full of comment and opinion about Kanye West’s alleged $53 million debt. Kanye has even tweeted Mark Zuckerberg asking for a $1 billion investment into his business interests. So whilst the conspiracy theorists believe..

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Buy-To-Debt Britain

5th August 2015

In yesterday’s Budget, the Chancellor announced that landlords/property investors will no longer be able to benefit from a high rate of tax relief on Buy-To-Let mortgage payments. The amount that landlords will be able to claim will be set at the basic rate of tax, which is currently 20%. Up until now..

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First-Time Buyers Beware

16th March 2015

I was interested to read a recent BBC article about first-time buyers being offered a 20% discount on new homes. I would strongly urge anyone seeking a new home as a first-time buyer to consider such ‘offers’ with caution. These new build properties are normally sold at inflated (higher) prices to..

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