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Is Help to Buy Causing a Housing Bubble?

Created on 05 May 2014.

We are pleased to see the latest data on Help to Buy proving positive for the housing market and showing aspects of the scheme are working. Help to Buy is the Government mortgage support programme.  ...

Government Help to Buy booming with 4,000 Enquiries

Created on 09 June 2013.

The Government’s Help to Buy scheme is booming with more than 4,000 inquiries in just two months since it launched.  ...

Help to Buy - Will It Become the UK Fannie Mae?

Created on 11 May 2013.

Help to Buy should not be a permanent feature of the mortgage market or become the UK equivalent of Fannie Mae, the Government owned mortgage arm which crashed in 2008 claims BSA Chairman  ...

Help To Buy Mortgages

Created on 07 May 2013.

Chancellor George Osborne gave the mortgage market a welcomed boost last month when he announced a package of measures aimed at helping borrowers with a small deposit to get on the housing ladder.  ...

The Uncertain Aftermath of the 2017 Election

Created on 13 June 2017. Posted in Live News

... the clear economic challenges, the current uncertainty offers potential advantages. The lower pound is likely to help Expats looking to purchase in the UK as exchange rates may be more favourable. Investors ...

The Uncertain Aftermath of the 2017 Election

Created on 13 June 2017. Posted in Uncategorised

... more uncertainty. Despite the clear economic challenges, the current uncertainty offers potential advantages. The lower pound is likely to help Expats looking to purchase in the UK as exchange rates ...

Expat in Malaysia Buying New Build Flat

Created on 25 March 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

... Malaysia. Hope you can help.  Michael   Ask the Specialist response: Hi Michael Thanks getting in touch. Capital Fortune have successfully assisted a number of British Expats ...

Need to Move from Consent to Lease

Created on 10 February 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

Hi, I currently have a mortgage with Bank of Scotland on a consent to lease basis. I need to move to a buy to let mortgage. However I am encountering lots of obstacles. Is this something you can help ...

100% Deposit Mortgage

Created on 30 January 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

... mortgage enquiry. Although it is unusual to obtain a 100% mortgage, it isn't out the question for us to be able to help. You may not be able to lean on anyone financially through cash savings, however, ...

Mortgage With 6 Late Payments

Created on 05 January 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

... with it, it need a mortgage in place ASAP, could you help with my matter? Lisa Ask the Specialist response: Hi Lisa Thanks for your email. Depending on the how late the payments were and the ...

Poor Credit During Divorce

Created on 15 December 2016. Posted in Ask the Specialist

Hi, I have poor credit. I currently have a house worth £350,000 with circa £200,000 equity and wish to buy out my husband. He has no income all income is mine and is just over £30,000. Can you help?  ...

Guarantor Mortgage for Student Brother

Created on 17 November 2016. Posted in Ask the Specialist

... your help Pauline Ask the Specialist response: Hi Pauline Thank you for your email. Typically, we assist a number of clients in similar situations to you and your brother. Providing that you ...

Purchase Property with Mother but have a CCJ

Created on 02 November 2016. Posted in Ask the Specialist

... £25k but mum said she would clear them and reduce the deposit to £175k Would we be able to get a mortgage ?  Thanks for your help.  Amanda   Ask the Specialist response: Hi ...

Building Societies Offering Better Interest Rates Than Banks

Created on 23 June 2016. Posted in Live News

... of Government help bigger banks have received. "Despite all the money released by the Funding for Lending Scheme, banks are still failing to compete on cost. For example, our calculations show that borrowers ...

Parents over 60 looking to buy with Daughter

Created on 28 April 2016. Posted in Ask the Specialist

... with their children. We can successfully help using up to 4 applicants income's and work with lenders who have no maximum age. We will need to ensure the mortgage will be suitable and affordable for the ...

Primary School Teacher abroad looking to buy UK property

Created on 23 April 2016. Posted in Ask the Specialist

... buying a property with the view of living in it when I return to London in the next 2-3 years. I am 33 years old with no debts outstanding. What are my options? I would appreciate any info or help possible. ...

Expat Looking to Repatriate to UK

Created on 08 April 2016. Posted in Ask the Specialist

... have lived permanently in France since 2003 . I am 73 and my wife 69. Hope that you can help. David Ask the Specialist response: Hi David Thanks for your enquiry. Your situation is not unusual ...

Foreign currency ex pat mortgage rules from next month

Created on 11 February 2016. Posted in Live News

... it, this is a helpful rule on paper, giving greater protection to borrowers hit by global market fluctuations. There have been a number of high-profile examples of currencies shifting sharply at short-notice. ...

Lenders free up lending to focus on safer interest-only loans

Created on 02 October 2015. Posted in Live News

... and then sell up. This was common practice. We believe interest-only should be a niche product for those with specific flexible needs that we can help meet. They can include those working in financial ...

Could interest rates be cut even further?

Created on 25 September 2015. Posted in Live News

... growth. Traditionally interest rate rises are designed to fight inflation in an economy. They cut disposable and income and help keep prices on an even keel. But the Office for National Statistics ...