Residential Property Review March 2020

Spring Budget: What does it mean for the housing market?

While it is true that this year’s highly anticipated Spring Budget speech, delivered by new Chancellor Rishi Sunak, was understandably dominated by the government’s emergency measures to protect the British economy and population from the impact of COVID-19, there were other positives to be gleaned on the future of the housing market.

For full briefing click here. Residential Property Review March 2020

Your Money Spring 2020

DON’T LET ‘DECISION FATIGUE’ IMPACT YOUR FINANCES

A recent survey has found that people in Britain suffer from ‘decision fatigue’ when it comes to financial planning.

Lack of time and mental space for tackling difficult money issues means that less important decisions are prioritised instead.  Over half (52%) of survey participants said they would make time to compare holiday destinations but only one in three (29%) said the same about considering their pension options.

For full briefing click here. Your Money Spring 2020

Your Home Finance Winter 2020

WHAT DOES 2020 HOLD FOR THE MORTGAGE MARKET AND YOU?

There is no doubt that the property market has been affected by ongoing economic and political uncertainty.  However, despite hesitation from buyers and vendors, resulting in reduced activity in certain areas, recent research indicated that the property market over the next 12 months shows signs of resilience.

For full briefing click here. Your Home Finance Winter 2020

Economic Review January 2020

BREXIT DELIVERED?

The UK officially left the EU on 31 January and is now embarking on an 11-month transition period during which formal trade negotiations will take place.

Brexit has undoubtedly been an arduous process, costing two British Prime Ministers their jobs and dividing families the length and breadth of the country. However, since Boris Johnson won an landslide victory in December’s election with a mandate to ‘get Brexit done’, the UK had been heading inexorably towards the EU exit door.

For full briefing click here. Economic Review January 2020