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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

3 Year Fixed Rate Mortgages (3)

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 ...

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

Created on 29 March 2014. Posted in Live News

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 ...

What would an Independent Scotland Mean for Mortgages?

Created on 17 February 2014. Posted in Live News

... be allowed to adopt the Euro - less likley given Barroso's comments yesterday. For both mortgage lenders and brokers with Scottish clients, the key issue will be the currency and whether any of our systems ...

Ex -Banking CEO joins Board at Capital Fortune

Created on 06 January 2014. Posted in Live News

Capital Fortune, the City based brokers have confirmed the appointment of Barry Meeks as a non-executive director with immediate effect. Meeks has over 30 years experience managing mortgage and unsecured ...

Pensions Uncertainty Could Lead Retirees to Mortgage Market

Created on 14 October 2013. Posted in Live News

... investment providing a steady income for pensioners. We believe pensioners should be able to obtain mortgages in the same way as everyone else based on the test of their suitability and affordability and ...

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. ...

UK Mortgages for British Expats in Hong Kong

Created on 26 August 2013. Posted in Hong Kong

Hong Kong continues to remain a huge attraction for British ex pats needing mortgages for expats. The low tax regime, its modern public transport and wide use of English as a foreign language may somewhat ...

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 ...