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Guides, tips, news and opinions from Guardian Advice in Eastbourne. None of the information here constitutes as advice and is to be used as a friendly blog, for full advice on any topic covered please discuss fully with your Adviser.

Calling all photographers; we have 4x A3 size windows displays to fill for our shop front on the Meads High Street.

Posted on: 20th Jan 2017 | Read more

We have gone through the key facts and considerations you need to be aware of if you have buy-to-let properties or are considering making an investment into buy-to-lets.

Posted on: 11th Nov 2016 | Read more

Do you wish to get on to the property ladder but struggling to stack it up financially?.. Shared Ownership could be the answer.

Posted on: 11th Nov 2016 | Read more

First-time buyer lending rose 23 per cent year-on-year to £4.3bn in May 2016, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

Posted on: 13th Jul 2016 | Read more

Mortgage rates are continuing to creep downwards, as the City bets on a cut in interest rates next week.

Posted on: 7th Jul 2016 | Read more

Guest blog from property market experts David Jordan Estate Agents Seaford, East Sussex.

Posted on: 30th Jun 2016 | Read more

As of 1 April, 2016 you have to fork out an extra 3% in Stamp Duty if you are buying an additional home. Find out how the new tax loading works with Zoopla’s Q&A.

Posted on: 17th May 2016 | Read more

The easiest way to prove self-employed income to a mortgage lender is to provide SA302 Tax Calculations and Tax Year Overviews. Here’s how to get them…

Posted on: 13th May 2016 | Read more

In the 2015 Summer Budget and Autumn Statement, the Chancellor introduced several changes that will affect anyone buying or owning a buy-to-let property in the UK.

Posted on: 8th Mar 2016 | Read more

Buy-to-let landlords are set to be hit with new costs from April when a controversial extra 3 per cent stamp duty charge is introduced.

Posted on: 7th Mar 2016 | Read more

First time buyers that choose to save through a Help to Buy: ISA will receive a Government bonus to help them make the critical first step onto the housing ladder.

Posted on: 1st Dec 2015 | Read more

We have asked our mortgage team to put together a handy guide to help explain
what to look out for with this specialist type of investment.

Posted on: 29th Oct 2015 | Read more

These are 10 of the most common ‘myths’ associated with equity release. You’ve probably heard several of them yourself…

Posted on: 27th Oct 2015 | Read more

We have asked our mortgage team to put together a handy guide to help explain the processes involved in buying a property for the first time.

Posted on: 16th Oct 2015 | Read more

On 8th July 2015, George Osborne will deliver the first completely Conservative budget since Kenneth Clarke in 1996.

Posted on: 3rd Jul 2015 | Read more

In this blog we will explore the various options of home owners and savers.

Posted on: 26th Jun 2015 | Read more

Currently we have a glut of cheap borrowing too. Interest rates are at historic low, giving many of us low cost mortgages.

Posted on: 19th Jun 2015 | Read more

Often an overlooked insurance, how important is it really?…

Posted on: 12th Jun 2015 | Read more

£15,000 free life insurance for each parent for one year.

Posted on: 11th Jun 2015 | Read more

It is good news for everyone willing to take advantage of the opportunities that deflation offers. This article is a quick examination of some of the ways you can benefit from our deflationary economy.

Posted on: 5th Jun 2015 | Read more

Getting on the property ladder in 2015 is harder for many people in Britain than it has ever been.

Posted on: 29th May 2015 | Read more

Well if you’re thinking of buying a house, here are some questions you might want to consider.

Posted on: 22nd May 2015 | Read more

The first step in obtaining a mortgage is to arrange an agreement in principle with a mortgage lender, but how do you go about getting one?

Posted on: 30th Apr 2015 | Read more

The Government has announced they will be launching a Help to Buy ISA to help first-time buyers save for a deposit.

Posted on: 19th Mar 2015 | Read more

Chancellor George Osborne’s final budget of this parliament. Here are the key points from Budget 2015…

Posted on: 18th Mar 2015 | Read more

We have asked our mortgage team to put together a handy blog to help explain the differences to the current help to buy schemes, and how these can help you get on, or move up, the property ladder.

Posted on: 5th Mar 2015 | Read more

A quick and handy guide to the various types of property surveys you can buy and their pros and cons!..

Posted on: 2nd Mar 2015 | Read more

Could you be owed thousands of pounds in “lost” money? Its believed that there is up to £2 billion in lost money waiting to be claimed…

Posted on: 16th Jan 2015 | Read more

We explain the different costs and responsibilities with each type of homeownership, how they impact on costs to buy, sell, and maintain a property.

Posted on: 6th Jan 2015 | Read more

Chancellor George Osborne has announced reforms to Stamp Duty in his Autumn Statement…

Posted on: 3rd Dec 2014 | Read more

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