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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 ...

Foreign currency ex pat mortgage rules from next month

Created on 11 February 2016. Posted in Live News

... their loan to/from Sterling if exchange rates fluctuate more than 20 per cent. The challenge is that new rules have been introduced which now force lenders (and subsequently the specialist brokers, ...

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

... deals so specialist advice and support is viewed as key. It can be a maze navigating the mainstream market but when delving into complex niches ,then mortgage brokers are a must. Just because you are ...

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

... 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

... discuss the differences in the use of smaller lenders in this climate as well as the benefits of employing a broker to help navigate this progressively stringent lending environment. Watch the video ...

What happens to my mortgage when I get divorced?

Created on 24 June 2015. Posted in Live News

... up your income and expenditure and speak to a mortgage broker to get the right deal for you. There may be unique income to consider after a divorce such as child support payments, changing state benefits ...

How the Budget can help you save for a mortgage

Created on 22 May 2015. Posted in Live News

... day and paying less interest to your lenders. Mortgage brokers are excellent at searching the market for deals that are not just good value but, more importantly, suit your needs in the round. If you ...

Millions Overpaying on Mortgages -The Cost of Complacency?

Created on 01 February 2015. Posted in Live News

... is better for customers and to protect the economy, is far better for banks. Any good broker, can assist you in the process of applying for a mortgage, providing original documents and completeing the ...

The challenges on taking out a UK mortgage as an expat

Created on 20 January 2015. Posted in Live News

... you take appropriate advice and feel comfortable but it is not something mortgage brokers can offer advice upon. Whether it is currency concerns or lender criteria there are risks and difficulties for ...

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)

... won a national industry award for Excellence in Treating Customers Fairly. A number of our clients watched us on BBC TV Newsnight and supported our shortlist nomination for Best Broker Prime and Best ...

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 ...

Carney pushes rate rise back to 2015

Created on 15 August 2014. Posted in Live News

... their financial adviser or mortgage broker to do a quick financial health check. What would happen if rates ticketed to 3 percent in the next two years? Could you afford it? What would you cut back ...

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

Created on 29 March 2014. Posted in Live News

... lessons and for over 12 months been have been internally conducting a detailed analysis of spending patterns from bank statements, well before an application even goes to the lender. All brokers will now ...

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 ...

I live and work in Australia - can I get a mortgage on my London property?

Created on 11 February 2014. Posted in Ask the Specialist

...  Most lenders will require you to be employed, however as a comprehensive panel of lenders broker we do have access to lenders that will consider expat mortgages for the self employed. To obtain an indication on mortgage ...

The Big Mortgage Question - Is it Time to Fix?

Created on 26 January 2014. Posted in Live News

... broker. They should be best placed to handle the biggest financial commitment of your life.  ...