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- Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage
- The value of investments and the income they produce can fall as well as rise. You may get back less than you invested.
- Tax treatment varies according to individual circumstances and is subject to change.
As the bells ring out the old year and ring in the new, they will also be ringing out the Help to Buy guarantee scheme and ringing in the Help to Buy ISA and Lifetime ISA. More accurately the Help to Buy scheme is due to come to a close at the end of this year and at this point it can probably be assumed that if the government had intended to extend it, it would have announced its intentions by now. The Help to Buy ISA is already in place and accounts can be opened until 30th November 2019. Accounts will be able to accept contributions until 2029. The Lifetime ISA is due to roll out in April 2017 and to continue indefinitely. Read More