Martin Lewis: Is a Lifetime ISA win coming in the Budget?
A penalty paid by first-time buyers accessing savings in Lifetime ISAs (LISAs) when buying homes above the scheme's £450,000 property price limit could be scrapped by the Chancellor in his Spring Budget, it's been reported.
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Martin Lewis: Are house prices, mortgage rates and rent costs about to rise or fall? Here's what happens next
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Martin Lewis: Chancellor needs to fix dead duck Lifetime ISAs to stop first-time buyers being fined to access their own money
Young savers should not be essentially fined – and lose their hard-saved cash – when they purchase homes above the scheme's £450,000 limit.
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House prices fall for third month in a row - for the first time since 2009
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Inheritance tax changes to be rolled out from tomorrow - what it means for you
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Market-leading 0.99% two-year fixed rate mortgage launches
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Five-year mortgage fixes at all-time low
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Santander to review 'misunderstood' buy-to-let clause that demands landlords hike rents
Santander confirmed review off
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Former drug dens and brothels more enticing for buyers than homes without fast broadband, poll finds
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22 February 2024A penalty paid by first-time buyers accessing savings in Lifetime ISAs (LISAs) when buying homes above the scheme's £450,000 property price limit could be scrapped by the Chancellor in his Spring Budget, it's been reported.
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