Mortgages

4th February 2022

What is the Deposit Unlock Housing Scheme?

For many people, saving a huge deposit for a house can seem impossible, preventing them from getting onto the property ladder. So housebuilders, lenders and insurers have developed an initiative called Deposit Unlock. What exactly is Deposit Unlock? A scheme designed to open up the new-build market to borrowers with small deposits. It enables first […]

Housing, Information, Mortgages
16th April 2021

Why we would never use another broker

As a small business, client feedback means a lot to us, so we wanted to share a recent testimonial from a happy client! "We approached Forces Family Finance because we needed mortgage advice and we had used them in the past and liked the service so when we needed new mortgage advice we decided to come back, and we were really pleased at [...]
Finance, Housing, Information, Mortgages
18th February 2021

Making the most of the Stamp Duty Holiday

We know that a lot of people are eager to complete on their purchases to benefit from the stamp duty holiday (which ends of 31st March 2021) so we thought we would share some top tips to help you make the most of it. 1 – Sort out your paperwork Your broker will need a [...]
Housing, Information, Mortgages
18th February 2020

Understanding different mortgage schemes

What is a mortgage? A mortgage is a loan used to buy a property, but one which is secured on that property. This means that the mortgage provider (a bank or building society) retains an interest in the property until the entirety of the loan is paid back. There are different types of mortgage schemes [...]
Housing, Mortgages
19th December 2018

Forces Help To Buy Scheme Extended to December 2019

The Scheme to help military personnel to buy their own homes has been operating since 2014 and has now been extended until December 2019. Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson announced on 3rd December 2018 that the Forces Help to Buy scheme will remain open to new applications from serving military personal and veterans until 31st December […]

Forces Help to Buy, Mortgages
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