The Bank of Mum and Dad is basically a term for those parents who are in a position to be able to afford to lend their children money. For some first time buyers, this has become the easiest and fastest way to raise a deposit for their home and, since 2016, the Bank of Mum and Dad has become one of the UK’s top ten lenders!
Derbyshire development open day to offer expert advice to potential buyers in East Midlands – as well as paying the legal fees
EXPERTS from Derbyshire-based financial advisors Oviso and the Government’s Help To Buy scheme will be offering advice to First Time Buyers at an open event near Ripley.
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Landlord tax rules have seen some significant changes over the last few years – from stamp duty to capital gains tax. There are a number of different rules and reliefs that apply at every stage of the property life cycle.
A decade ago, according to the Nationwide, it took the average first-time buyers in the UK less than five years to save a 10% deposit of £14,080. Compare that with today, it now takes on average six and a half years to save a 10% deposit of £18,480.
In recent times it appears to be harder than ever to get that first step onto the property ladder. In the last 30 years house prices have increased a staggering 554%, so it may come as a surprise that first-time buyer mortgage figures have hit their highest level in a decade, according to data by Yorkshire Building Society.
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Life insurance is quite often viewed as an unnecessary expense. It is however there for good reason - namely to provide security for you and your family in life’s most difficult and emotional situations by delivering a financial cushion to ease pain and suffering.
Mortgage and insurance advisor, Oviso Financial Services, has topped off a stellar year by buying its headquarters in Queen Street, Derby.
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There has been a rapid rise in self-employment over recent years, in fact the number of self-employed workers has increased from 3.3 million in 2001 to 4.8 million in 2017, according to the Office for National Statistics. This sector now account for a substantial 15% of the British workforce
Bondholder Oviso Financial Services the mortgage and insurance advisors, have helped clients with deals worth a staggering £52m in 2018 so far, thanks to Derby’s buoyant property market.
Here at OVISO we recognise that buying a house can seem a rather daunting process. With so many mortgage options to choose from along with so many things to consider, it can seem very confusing! So, to help you out we’ve prepared a handy guide.
A recent survey by lender Aldermore discovered there is a growing ambition in the UK to become self-employed, with some 9.3 million workers planning to become their own boss.
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