About Darren Johncock

Mortgage Director: Darren has nearly twenty years’ financial services experience, primarily specialising in the mortgage and protection market. Darren advises on all areas of mortgage and specialist lending from standard residential mortgages, lifetime mortgages, buy to let and portfolio lending through to commercial mortgages and bridging finance.

What does the end of the Stamp Duty holiday mean for the property market?

The Stamp Duty holiday will end in October. After record-high property prices in June, reports suggest prices could start to fall but other factors are likely to play a role too.

By |2021-06-21T16:22:56+01:00June 21st, 2021|Mortgages, Insights, News|Comments Off on What does the end of the Stamp Duty holiday mean for the property market?

Primed to rise? Inflation and property prices rise as interest rates remain low

Interest rates have been at an all-time low of 0.1% since 25 March 2020, when the Bank of England (BoE) faced the unprecedented effect of the pandemic...
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By |2021-12-02T10:35:17+00:00December 1st, 2021|The Wire Winter 2021|Comments Off on Primed to rise? Inflation and property prices rise as interest rates remain low

How the coronavirus pandemic has changed the game for the London property market

One of the most significant lifestyle changes that the pandemic has caused is the move towards remote working for a large percentage of the population…
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By |2021-06-21T16:23:17+01:00June 2nd, 2021|The Wire Summer 2021, Mortgages|Comments Off on How the coronavirus pandemic has changed the game for the London property market

Buy to Let tax changes and the rise of Limited Company lending

Over the last five years, successive Conservative governments have kept the Buy to Let sector high on their agenda…
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By |2020-03-05T09:43:36+00:00March 5th, 2020|The Wire Spring 2020|Comments Off on Buy to Let tax changes and the rise of Limited Company lending