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February 2020

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Why use Greenfield mortgages for auction properties

Ensure completion within the required timescale Useful when the property requires refurbishment or is uninhabitable Access funds quickly Terms up to 12 months LTV up to 70% Competitive interest rates FCA regulated loans available

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Key Features

As of the 2nd March Leek United Building Society will be paying procuration fees for product transfers. Advisers will be able to process the Product transfer online, if they don’t have the client roll number they can ask for a customer data request so Leek can provide it. Platform has improved its process in relation [...]

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The sky’s the limit with Zephyr

Zephyr know what’s important to your Buy to Let clients looking to secure lending on properties in high rise flats, that’s why they have no height restrictions (over 10 will be referred for approval), plus they allow properties with Deck Access. These aren't the only surprising facts about our criteria, take a look at a [...]

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Landlord tax relief changes explained

They're fast approaching 6 April 2020, when tax relief for finance costs for Buy to Let landlords will be restricted to the basic rate of income tax, currently 20%. Also, as part of these changes the tax relief will be given as a reduction in tax liability instead of as a reduction to taxable rental income. [...]

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New Launch Limited company Buy to Let

A launch of limited Buy to Let Limited Company Fee free options 2 year discount with no ERC’s Up to 75% LTV Income Rental Calculation 125% @ 5.5% SPV must be for holding and letting residential investment properties Find out more

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Income Protection designed around your clients’ needs

Income protection is the undersold insurance cover, but one that could make the biggest difference to your clients. That’s why we have made the first of many improvements, which will be introduced over the year – designed to make our income protection proposition better for your clients. Improvements to our standard cover Added 2 and 8 [...]

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Spring Movers – Meet Chris and Kate…

Chris and Kate have always wanted to have a place of their own. Now things look settled in 2020, they have started to look seriously for a two-bedroom flat for around £200,000. Like many couples in their position, they have not been able to save a deposit but Kate’s parents have kindly offered to gift [...]

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A tricky Case Study

Do you often turn away tricky cases which you just don't know how to get past the line? Start turning these complex scenarios into opportunities with Vantage Finance. As an expert master broker, they are your most trusted partner. With effective, efficient communication throughout every single case, from the initial enquiry, right through to completion - [...]

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Simon Tipton – Intermediary Development Manager talks about life after Help to Buy and what alternatives there are

The Help to Buy (HTB) scheme is set to change from next year (bringing in exclusivity to first time buyers and the introduction of regional price caps) and end completely in 2023. So, what's next for the industry which has had government backed equity schemes in place for over 15 years? The HTB scheme has [...]

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LV+ are now working with Maggies

Someone in the UK is diagnosed with cancer every two minutes and there are 360,000 new cases every year. As the amount of people living with and beyond cancer increases, so does the need for care and support. At LV= they understand the impact of cancer goes beyond just financial worries. That’s why they’re working [...]

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