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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.

22 February 2024

Martin Lewis: Are house prices, mortgage rates and rent costs about to rise or fall? Here's what happens next

Are you buying a home, remortgaging or renting, and trying to plan your next steps? founder Martin Lewis explains what could change over the next year in the latest episode of ITV's The Martin Lewis Money Show Live.

29 January 2024

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.

6 November 2023

Plans for letting fees ban to go before MPs

Plans which will save English renters hundreds of pounds by banning letting fees will go before Parliament today

1 November 2017

House prices fall for third month in a row - for the first time since 2009

UK house prices fell in May for the third successive month – the first time this has happened since 2009

1 June 2017

Inheritance tax changes to be rolled out from tomorrow - what it means for you

Parents will be able to leave homes worth up to £850,000 to their children without them paying inheritance tax

5 April 2017

Market-leading 0.99% two-year fixed rate mortgage launches

Yorkshire Building Society is offering a new market-leading two-year fixed rate mortgage.

16 March 2017

Five-year mortgage fixes at all-time low

Mortgage lenders are engaged in an all-out price war with five-year fixes at record lows

7 February 2017

Former drug dens and brothels more enticing for buyers than homes without fast broadband, poll finds

House hunters would rather purchase a property that had been a drug den than buy a home that did not have fast broadband

17 October 2016