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    Common mistakes that first-time homebuyers make

    by Ian Henning | Dec 06, 2018
    The UK mortgage market is large and complex with numerous lenders and options available to a buyer. This can make it an especially daunting place for someone who is entering the market for the first time. With so many choices, buyers could make several mistakes that may affect one’s chances of securing a mortgage, achieving a lower loan, or result in a higher interest rate on the principal. So, before you unlock the door to home ownership, make sure you’re not committing any one of these common mistakes.
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    You can receive your rental income tax-free if you don’t live in the UK

    by Ian Henning | Jul 12, 2018
    Investing in a UK property can be a great way to secure an income stream, but the taxation surrounding rental income is steep and things can get complex pretty quickly. Fortunately, if you are deemed to be a non-UK resident for tax purposes, you could be eligible for the Non-resident Landlord (NRL) Scheme. This set of tax rules allows you to receive your full UK rental income, free of any UK tax.
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    Bank of England overhauls mortgage affordability rates: Here’s what you need to know

    by Ian Henning | Oct 09, 2017
    The Bank of England (BoE) has recently announced an update to its affordability rule introduced in 2014. This change will mean that a huge swathe of new borrowers and existing borrowers looking to remortgage may be priced out of the market.
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    Limited company owners: What to do with your lazy cash

    by Ian Henning | Oct 02, 2017
    What a busy few years it has been with all the tax changes coming in. For a lot of limited company directors/contractors what it has meant is more taxes to pay. Changes to the way dividends are taxed has left a lot of owners wondering what they can, or indeed should, do with their earnings.
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