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The internet is down in our Head Office.  Staff continue to answer the phone and respond to messages but understandably response times and service standards are affected.  Please contact your Relationship Manager directly if you have any urgent issues.  Thank you.

Our office will be closed from 5pm Thursday, 20th October to 9am Friday, 21st October.
If you have any cases or enquiries that this may affect, please contact our team today. We apologise for any inconvenience.

We are currently experiencing some technical issues that are affecting our telephone lines and internet connection.

We hope to resolve this asap. Apologies for the inconvenience.

 

In honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II our offices will be closed on Monday 19th September while our staff pay their respects.

The office will re-open at 9am on Tuesday 20th September.

Family BS Product Update

The latest update from Family Building Society  can be found here.  Remember, we are able to package on a fees free basis for Family Building Society and also offer support to brokers who wish to deal directly via our mortgage club.  Further details are available across our website.  Full details of product range here.

Family Building Society Announcement – Stamp duty holiday and search insurance extended

We have always accepted search insurance on remortgage cases, but recently we also agreed to accept search insurance on purchase cases where contracts had been exchanged before 1 April 2021, to fit with the stamp duty holiday deadline. 

In the budget, the Chancellor confirmed that the stamp duty holiday would be extended to the end of June and then tapered until the end of September. The stamp duty holiday will continue to apply to properties for sale up to a threshold of £500,000 until 30 June, and will then drop from 1 July to £250,000 until the end of September, returning to the standard cut off rate of £125,000 from 1 October.

Given this extension, we will continue to accept search insurance on all cases where exchange has taken place before 1 October 2021. 

We hope this will help you and your clients to get your cases through as smoothly as possible before the stamp duty deadline.

Our team of BDMs are ready, willing and able to answer any of your queries and guide you through the application process. If you don’t have a BDM in your area, you can contact our dedicated Mortgage Desk.

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