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Due to the Covid-19 outbreak our office hours have been revised to ensure safety and comfort for our clients and staff. For office face to face meetings we will be open Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 1.00pm on a limited staff basis. Out of these hours we are working from our home offices. We […]

Peter Marriott

A stamp duty holiday will start immediately, the chancellor today confirmed in his summer statement. Under the changes, homebuyers will not pay any tax on main homes up to £500,000 until 31 March 2021. The average stamp duty saving will be £4,500, with nine out of ten buyers this year now paying no stamp duty […]

Peter Marriott

The number of buy-to-let mortgage products has risen 20 per cent to 1,738 in July giving more choice to landlords looking to purchase or refinance. This is up from the 1,455 buy-to-let products available in May, data from Moneyfacts showed. However, the overall market choice is still far lower than the 2,538 products that were […]

Peter Marriott

House prices edged down for the fourth consecutive month in June, the first time a decline for this duration has been witnessed since 2010, as measured by Halifax. Sales dropped 0.1 per cent from May, making them 0.9 per cent lower quarter on quarter. However, prices are still 2.5 per cent higher than the same […]

Peter Marriott

Yesterday, purchase mortgage searches represented the majority of daily searches for the first time since lockdown began, according to figures from Twenty7Tec. Purchase mortgages comprised 50.11% of all searches on its platform, compared to 49.89% for re-mortgage. Over the whole of last week, purchase searches represented 43.06% of all searches, up significantly from recent lows […]

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Yesterday the government announced that surveyors in England can recommence visits to undertake physical valuations. Digital and remote alternatives are still preferred where possible, however if a digital solution cannot be found home visits will now be allowed as long as a risk assessment has been completed and social distancing is maintained. From today, new regulations […]

Peter Marriott

Wondering how mortgage payment holidays work? Not sure how to apply for a mortgage holiday? The experts at Westexe Mortgages are committed to helping our clients during this COVID-19 outbreak, and providing you with the latest updates about news that will affect your mortgage. Everything you need to know about mortgage payment holidays: Mortgage payment […]

Peter Marriott

During this COVID-19 outbreak, Westexe Mortgages is continuing to trade and look after our customers. We must all remain positive and support each other during these difficult times. Here are some of the latest news developments that could affect your mortgage during this pandemic: Latest mortgage-related news during COVID-19: Government announces 3 month mortgage payment […]

Peter Marriott

During the Coronavirus outbreak Westexe Mortgages will continue trading and looking after our customers as normal. Our contact details will remain the same as follows:- Main office phone number – 01392 216 344 – available 24/7 Peter contact details – 07813 178 097 – peter@westexe-mortgages.co.uk Neil contact details – 01647 432 309 – neil@westexe-mortgages.co.uk Debbie […]

Peter Marriott

Wondering how the COVID-19 outbreak will affect your mortgage? Not sure if coronavirus will make mortgage rates rise or fall? We have the answers. At Westexe Mortgages, we are committed to conducting business as usual, and continuing to offer specialist, flexible advice on mortgages across Devon and the South West. Mortgage advice from Westexe Mortgages […]

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