EWS1 Requirement for flats

New guidance on EWS1 from April 2021 From April 5th 2021 new recommendations of fire safety test requirements will come in to effect.  It is expected to remove up to 500,000 properties from the EWS1 requirement and free up the property to be mortgaged.   Some buildings that were not on the original list are […]

Help to Buy – new scheme from Apr 2021

The current Help to Buy (HTB) scheme comes to an end on 16th December 2020.  If you have not applied by that time you will need to wait till 1st April 2021 to move in to the new property when the new scheme starts.  However, you can start the new application from that date.   […]

Stamp duty holiday

The raised stamp duty threshold will potentially save £1000s for many homebuyers including landlords and property investors