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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Not sure how to choose a mortgage adviser? Wondering what a mortgage broker does? Let us help. At Westexe Mortgages, we are expert whole of market advisers who offer specialist, flexible advice on mortgages in Exeter, Plymouth, and across Devon and the South West. We are independent mortgage brokers who want to help you get […]

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At Westexe Mortgages in Exeter, we love to help first time buyers in Devon and across the South West. We understand how important it is to: understand what is going to happen understand how to move forward and to be reassured that you are getting the best possible mortgage. We have many first time buyers […]

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Westexe Mortgages would like to wish all of our  customers a very happy Christmas and prosperous New Year and to thank you all for your valued custom. We will be closed for the Christmas break from 4.00pm Monday 23rd December and re-opening Monday 30th December at 9.00am. We will also be closed on New Years […]

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One prediction made by those in the industry was that a Conservative party win would bring the market out of its stagnant state.  Transaction data and house price indices have suggested sellers and buyers have been adopting a ‘wait and see’ approach amid the unpredictability caused by Brexit and Parliamentary affairs.  It is good to […]

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