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New Tax Rules on Homeowners Could Prove Expensive

If you have bought your new home, but not yet managed to sell your existing one, you could be liable for hefty capital gains tax (CGT) bill following new rules. In the draft Finance Bill clauses and consultation outcome published on 11 July 2019 this measure makes...

Is Buy To Let – Still Worth Considering?

With low interest rates and a volatile stock market, many people with a few quid to spare are looking for alternative options to invest in.  Property has always been a popular investment avenue however, with the housing crisis a political hot potato and new...

Right to Buy – What is it?

Right to Buy – What is it? The Right to Buy scheme helps eligible council house tenants, in England, to buy their home with a discount.  The discount varies on a number of criteria up to a maximum of £82,800 (£110,000 for London properties. If you live in a...

Thinking of Buying a New Build Home?

Thinking of Buying a New Build Home? Buying a newly built home on a new housing estate can be very exciting.  You’ve had great fun browsing the show houses, are thinking about which plot you’d like and the kitchen styles on offer. It can be all very exhilarating and...

New Apprentice

Cooper Rose Mortgages is in the process of taking on an apprentice, to join the two-strong admin team, of Christine and Reece. Louise Havelock explains, “The vacancy has come about because Reece wants to be a mortgage adviser, a couple of years, he should be...

Review of 2017

In some ways, success in 2016 helped lay the foundations. In the September, we won Small Business/Mortgage Protection Firm of the Year, Northern Region. Hundreds of mortgage brokers were assessed by Tenent, a leading umbrella organisation for mortgage advisers. The...