This year, along with our normal newsletters and hints and tips emails, Paradigm Mortgage Services will be producing some technical fact sheets on important topics arising in the Industry.

The first of these summarises the key points from the Government’s White Paper on the Housing Market, released February 2017.

Fixing Our Broken Housing Market

Our second factsheet is a detailed overview of the new Lifetime ISA that will come into effect in April 2017.

2016 Factsheets

New Stamp Duty Land Tax Rules on Purchasing an Additional Property Factsheet

We have since revised the SDLT Rules Fact Sheet on Additional Properties following the implementation on the 1st April. Please see this additional fact sheet which highlights the changes made from the original documentation paper, following on from the consultation period.

Changes to SDLT on Additional Properties follwoing the Consultation Period

The second looks at the new Help to Buy ISA and covers off the main things you need to know about the scheme.

Help to Buy ISA Factsheet

The third of our new fact sheets focuses on the London Help to Buy scheme and all of the main things that you will need to know including which clients and which properties will be eligible for the scheme.

London Help to Buy Factsheet

The fourth full factsheet of 2016 focuses on what is next for the Buy to Let market, including looking at the challenges it faces. It covers off the new tax changes for buy to let investors and  two new consultation papers that could possibly impact the buy to let markets further in the future.  Knowing this information may help you provide timely and accurate advice to your clients for future purchases of investment property.