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Lenders Finally Crack Down on 'Accidental' Landlords

Created on 04 November 2013.

Thousands who let their property without telling their mortgage company face 'serious risk'. Mortgage lenders are launching a tough new crackdown on thousands of so-called 'accidental landlords' who let ...

Building Society Rates Lower Than Banks

Created on 16 February 2017. Posted in Live News

... is clear to see when you cast your eye over our Best Buy tables, where the vast majority of the top two-year fixed rate deals available are offered by mutuals. More importantly, the lowest deals aren't ...

Residential Mortgage Having Completed an IVA

Created on 07 February 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

Hi, I have a buy to let mortgage and we are looking to re-mortgage to a residential mortgage to enable us to live in the property. The problem is I have just completed an IVA. My current provider does ...

Expats, Mortgages and Foreign Currency

Created on 07 October 2015. Posted in Live News

... mortgages and not currently buy to let deals in the UK which will be a relief to expats looking to become UK landlords. The EU rules were initially intended to affect buy to let mortgages as well, but ...

Getting a mortgage in the military

Created on 23 September 2015. Posted in Live News

... Help to Buy to shared equity schemes. The schemes are designed to help the armed forces get a mortgage when they return from duty and they are listed as priority on other Government schemes such as FirstBuy. ...

The shifting rules of buy to let

Created on 18 August 2015. Posted in Live News

We are pleased to see such strong growth in the UK buy-to-let market in recent years, which is great news for landlords. Many small landlords have seen strong rental income with fewer so-called void ...

Expat landlords shrug off Budget changes

Created on 30 July 2015. Posted in Live News

... as ever to invest in a buy-to-let property back home, according to leading offshore lender Skipton International. But there is a fly in the ointment. The last Budget announcement has effectively introduced ...

Nationwide axes foreign currency mortgages

Created on 25 May 2015. Posted in Live News

... difficult for Brits living abroad who want to buy a home in the UK to take advantage of the booming UK property sector. It will also restrict access to the London property market for wealthy foreign ...

Buy to let booms 13% in a year

Created on 14 May 2015. Posted in Live News

Buy-to-let is booming. That’s what the latest figures from the Bank of England tells us anyway with a 13 per cent year on year growth. We believe this is fantastic news for current and aspiring landlords ...

Is this the best time ever to get a mortgage?

Created on 11 May 2015. Posted in Live News

... including economic uncertainty in the Eurozone to low interest rates at home. In particular buy to let mortgage rates have plummeted to their lowest levels ever. Buy-to-let landlords take out a different ...

Millions Overpaying on Mortgages -The Cost of Complacency?

Created on 01 February 2015. Posted in Live News

... Society’s rate hike on its SVR to buy to let borrowers. The lender had increased its SVR by an additional 2.49% to 3.99%, despite no Bank of England rate increases. The case was brought as a class action ...

My husband and I are currently living in Beijing, China - he works for the FCO

Created on 03 April 2014. Posted in Ask the Specialist

Hello, my husband and I are currently living in Beijing, China - he works for the FCO, and therefore has diplomatic status, as do I. We're in the process of buying a house - what are the mortgage implications ...

Equity release market rockets 16% in 2013

Created on 27 January 2014. Posted in Live News

... gap. Equity release is one property option, remortgaging is another and so is owning buy-to-let property. There are a number of ways you can earn a retirement living form property and mortgage and ...

Tenant demand set to grow again in 2014

Created on 06 January 2014. Posted in Live News

... over the next 12 months. From 2,195 people polled, 41 per cent had already seen a rise in tenant demand in the last six months of 2013. It is a huge boost to buy-to-let landlords who can expect rents ...

Lenders Finally Crack Down on 'Accidental' Landlords

Created on 04 November 2013. Posted in Live News

... switch to a more expensive buy-to-let loan. In a concerted drive to catch those abusing the system, lenders are trawling the electoral register, social media websites and online letting agencies for ...

Banks Get Moving With Government Lending Schemes

Created on 07 September 2013. Posted in Live News

... news for mortgage borrowers as more money becomes available to buy and move homes. Higher volumes of mortgage lending should lead to greater competition between lenders on rates and easing of criteria. ...

British Expat Mortgages in Singapore for UK Expats

Created on 26 August 2013. Posted in Singapore

... a number of clients looking for ex pat mortgages living in Singapore looking to re-mortgage onto a residential or an ex pat buy to let mortgage or who want to purchase property here in the UK. They have ...

Expat Mortgages for British UK Ex pats in the US

Created on 18 August 2013. Posted in USA

... of market. Whether finance is required for a residential purchase or remortgage, expat buy to let mortgages or finance on a holiday home, we can arrange mortgages for expatriates at similar rates to those ...

UK Ex Pat Mortgages for British Expats in Dubai

Created on 18 August 2013. Posted in UAE

... to those living in the Emirates. Our London team, successfully assist both first time and next time buyers resident in Dubai who are non-UK tax payers. They are usually looking for a repayment or a mortgage ...

British Expat Mortgages for UK Ex pats in Abu Dhabi

Created on 18 August 2013. Posted in UAE

...  As comprehensive panel specialist brokers, we are able to provide British nationals in Abu Dhabi with finance for UK residential purchases. In addition we organise expat buy to let remortgages as well loans ...