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Today I’ve received several communications from clients who, following the EU Referendum last week, are asking the question ‘What Happens Now?’ Within that broader question, there are smaller details to consider … Will the number of mortgage products available reduce, will the Bank of England need to raise interest rates, will the value of houses… Read more »

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Generally speaking, it seems that when we go on holiday we are a pretty organised bunch as far as arranging holiday insurance. ABTA reported that around 74% of us get insured before we pack the flip flops, and in this article expresses concern about the risk being taken by the remaining 26%. I’d never travel… Read more »

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I’m delighted to report that once again we have won ‘Micro Employer of the Year’ at the Bristol Post and Bath Chronicle Apprenticeship Awards. It’s such a great thing to be recognised for, and I am really proud of both Yvette, who completed her apprenticeship 2 years ago, and also Will who’s coming to the… Read more »

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You put your little ones first don’t you? All those sleepless nights as they suffer snuffles and sneezes as babies, right through to being half awake until you hear the key in the door when your precious ones return from a night out. It’s a full time job and an expensive one too. Earlier this… Read more »

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With approximately six weeks remaining until the implementation of the higher stamp duty rates for second properties, we take a look at the potentially wide reaching implications that these changes could bring. No one knows what the impact of changes will be, but we’ll take a look at some scenarios that could play out…. From… Read more »

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…Even if it didn’t feel that way on my journey to work today. According to our local daily paper, The Bristol Post, this city has been decreed a hot place to buy for investors in 2016, up there with Marbella and St Ives in Cornwall apparently. But is that a good thing? The story originated… Read more »

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The 1st of December is usually all about the Advent Calendar, and thinking of getting decorations down from the loft, but this year it is also notable as the date that the Government’s Help to Buy ISA scheme came into effect. First time buyers can, from today, start opening accounts that will allow them to save… Read more »

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The UK seems to be being swept up in a whirl of anticipation and Black Friday mania. If you think back three years, the vast majority of the population had never heard of the US post-Thanksgiving sale (roughly their equivalent to a Boxing Day sale) but now it’s being mentioned whenever you turn on the… Read more »

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This month’s blog comes from Will, who looks back on his first year as a Mortgage Administrator with Moving Experience. Will is the second apprentice to join the business, and contributed (in part) to Moving Experience winning ‘Micro Employer of the Year’ at the Bristol Post & Bath Chronicle Apprenticeship Awards in May this year…. Read more »

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When Mr Osborne addressed the Conservative Party conference earlier this week, “We are the builders” was his most often repeated phrase. Among other things, the speech talked of investment in housing, in transport, and in the national infrastructure. He announced plans to give housing association tenants the right to buy, and we’re told that he’ll… Read more »