Government announces re-introduction of 95% mortgages for homebuyers

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced plans to turn generation rent into generation buy. A new help-to-buy scheme will bring back 95% mortgages for those living in England and Northern Ireland from the 1st April. Alongside the extension of the stamp duty holiday, this will help many homebuyers get on the property ladder in 2021.    COVID-19 […]

By Imogen Clegg · April 01, 2021 · Buyer's Blog, News
Housing Market set to surge in spring

House prices look set to rise in spring as the property market sees a surge across the UK. MCR Property Group alongside many other developers will likely see a surge of interest in homes and rentals across the country.     The UK housing market is experiencing high demand as the country starts to come out […]

By Imogen Clegg · March 24, 2021 · Buyer's Blog, News, Property
Stamp Duty Holiday Extended

The chancellor has announced an extension to the stamp duty scheme in England and Northern Ireland by three months until the end of June.  The stamp duty holiday has been running since last July, allowing homeowners to forego paying stamp duty on any house under a value of £500,000. Property purchase tax on the first […]

By Imogen Clegg · March 04, 2021 · Buyer's Blog, News