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Tough New Mortgage Rules - What Will It Mean For You?

Created on 29 March 2014.

We can report that tough new mortgage regulation is on the way and prospective borrowers should know what it means.  From April 26 the mortgage market will change forever because, after years in the ...

The Big Mortgage Question - Is it Time to Fix?

Created on 26 January 2014.

We can report that a senior Bank of England economist has weighed into the debate by insisting borrowers should fix their mortgage. Richard Sharp, an external member of the Bank of England’s Financial ...

House prices are set to Boom by 6.3 per cent By 2015

Created on 15 July 2013.

We can report that house prices arepredicted to boom by 6.3 per cent in 2015 as the UK economic recovery swings into action according to a new report by the influential Ernst & Young Item Club.

Remortgages rise 17% in April as Borrowers Look for Savings

Created on 28 May 2013.

The number of remortgages increased by 17 per cent in April showing that more borrowers are looking to get a better deal.The LMS remortgage report shows remortgaging rose from £2.9bn in March to £3.3bn ...

Santander's seven day mortgage deals point the way for brokers

Created on 13 March 2013.

At the end of February Santander launched two-year fixed rate mortgage at 2.49% that was only available for seven days. The deal was available at 75% loan to value ratio making it a cheap rate but it ...

London Mortgage Brokers at Risk as Small Building Societies Reject Business

Created on 21 January 2013.

A number of building societies are reverting back to dealing with local customers only, according to a study by Moneyfacts.

Twitter and Facebook – Avoid Prosecution For What You Say

Created on 03 January 2013.

The impact of social media and the necessary legal curbs to prevent its abuse has been in the headlines throughout 2012. We have witnessed a number of prosecutions for comments made on both Twitter and ...

Where is The Mortgage Market Really Heading in 2013?

Created on 28 December 2012.

There has been a great deal of speculation in recent weeks regarding the 2013 predicted surge in house prices. However not all pundits are anticipating further increases. The Chief Executive of the National ...

Foreign currency ex pat mortgage rules from next month

Created on 11 February 2016. Posted in Live News

... the lender selects to distribute their products through) to provide much more information about the impact foreign exchange rates can have on mortgages when borrowers take out the loan. On the face of ...

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

Created on 02 October 2015. Posted in Live News

We note the trend of lenders reducing the number of interest-only mortgage loans they have on their books. In 2012 lenders had 2.5 million mortgages that were interest-only but that figure dropped by ...

Getting a mortgage in the military

Created on 23 September 2015. Posted in Live News

We understand the difficulties in working in the military, often overseas and then trying to get a mortgage back home. The fact is that many lenders processes are not set up to deal with armed forces ...

The shifting rules of buy to let

Created on 18 August 2015. Posted in Live News

... months – when the house lays empty without a tenant. We have also watched as buy-to-let mortgage lending has grown substantially with more lenders, more competition and more landlord demand. Lenders ...

Expat landlords shrug off Budget changes

Created on 30 July 2015. Posted in Live News

... be constantly changing. It is a complex area and it is strongly suggested you seek specialist advice from us or a specialist expat broker before diving into currency speculation combined with mortgage ...

Mortgage Strategy Wired Presents… Undeserved Borrowers

Created on 24 June 2015. Posted in Live News

The tightening criterion for mortgage lenders following the publication of 2012’s Mortgage Market Review has certainly hit some applicants hard. In particular, these changes have affected the availability ...

What happens to my mortgage when I get divorced?

Created on 24 June 2015. Posted in Live News

  The two biggest reasons that people are cannot afford to pay their mortgage are unemployment and divorce.   Losing your job is an obvious one. If you stop getting the monthly salary that ...

How the Budget can help you save for a mortgage

Created on 22 May 2015. Posted in Live News

... boost. Anyone who earned £1,000 interest on cash would have been taxed £200 before the Budget. We think that is positive news for mortgage holders who are looking to move up a rung on the housing ladder ...

Millions Overpaying on Mortgages -The Cost of Complacency?

Created on 01 February 2015. Posted in Live News

New research by Capital Fortune indicates that millions of borrowers may be overpaying on their current standard variable mortgages due to complacency. In light of the numerous deals now available, Rob ...

The challenges on taking out a UK mortgage as an expat

Created on 20 January 2015. Posted in Live News

... of individuals find themselves in every year and it can be tough. Most people would expect a simple solution to converting their mortgage to buy to let when you’re abroad but it can be a minefield. We ...

3 Year Fixed Rate Mortgages

Created on 08 January 2015. Posted in Landing Pages (New)

Mortgage Brokers Mortgages to Age 90 Standard Mortgage Rates Trusted Lenders Interest Only and Repayment Earned and Pension Income Over 100 Lenders to Choose 3 Year Fixed Rate ...

MORTGAGES FOR OVER 60's

Created on 08 January 2015. Posted in Landing Pages (New)

Mortgages for Over 60's Mortgages to Age 90 Standard Mortgage Rates Trusted Lenders Interest Only and Repayment Earned and Pension Income Mortgage for Over 60's In the ...