Whether you’re an avid reader of finance news, or you just fancy a quick browse, take a look below as we bring you the latest industry updates.

Want to know what's happening in the world of mortgages and finance? Here we talk about everything from changing economy rates and inflation and interest, to energy efficiency and government incentive schemes.

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Stamp Duty holiday extended to 30th June 2021

The Stamp Duty Land Tax Holiday has been extended to 30th June 2021. This is an extension from the previous deadline of 31st March 2021. This means that if you’re currently stuck in a housing chain, you have an additional three months to complete on your purchase and take advantage of the stamp duty holiday.
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Stamp duty holiday winners: who will save the most?

Find out if you could benefit from the recent stamp duty holiday announcement.
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Scotland and Wales raise stamp duty tax thresholds

Scotland and Wales raise their stamp duty thresholds.
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Recap of Conservative government’s Queen speech

Read our quick round-up of what you can expect the Queen's government to deliver for the housing market in 2020.
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Scotland launches new housing scheme for first time buyers

If you live in Scotland and would like to buy your own home but you’re struggling with the cost then you might want to carry on reading...
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Nationwide House Price Index November 2019

With Christmas fast approaching, it looks like the housing market will be leaving 2019 behind with a strong set of fundamentals.
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The Corner Office with our industry experts

Our industry experts share their thoughts and opinions about what's going on in the world of finance and mortgages. These do not constitute mortgage advice and we always recommend speaking with a mortgage broker.

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Lenders still want to lend - the impact of inflation on mortgage deals

While lenders are pulling mortgage deals after the most recent inflation figures, there’s still plenty to remain positive about.
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Skipton Building Society announces Track Record Mortgage, but who does it serve?

Skipton’s 100% mortgage could cater to an underserved market, but is it right for everyone?
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Government scraps EPC rules for landlords

Ben Thompson, Deputy CEO at Mortgage Advice Bureau, sits down with us to discuss changes to net zero plans.
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