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UK EXPAT MORTGAGES

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

UK Expat Mortgages Mortgages to 90% LTV Exclusive Expat Deals Employed & Self Employed Mortgages From £50K to £10M Residential, Buy to Lets & Holiday Lets   UK Expat ...

Scotland launches major overhaul of stamp duty

Created on 13 October 2014. Posted in Live News

...  Between £135,001 and £250,000 buyers will pay 2 per cent and between £250,001 and £1m the rate is 10 per cent. Over £1m the rate is 12 per cent. The new system would see someone with a £300,000 property ...

Can I let my existing home and buy another?

Created on 30 May 2014. Posted in Ask the Specialist

Hi, I owe £9000 on my property which is worth around £210000. I'm thinking about letting this and buying a second home . I earn 25k pa, and would get £800pcm for renting my first home. I am 45 years ...

What are the Problems Facing Expats Landlords?

Created on 22 April 2014. Posted in Live News

... to their core business. This included their international arms to help Britons buy abroad and expats buy in Britain. Most lenders require a UK postcode when offering mortgages so it can be extremely ...

We live in America and want to buy a house in UK. Can you help?

Created on 04 April 2014. Posted in Ask the Specialist

We live in America and want to buy a house in UK for when we return to live in a year or so. We are looking for companies that will give us a mortgage. We have a UK bank account where mortgage would ...

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 ...

Pensions Revolution Could Boost Pensioner Buy To Lets

Created on 23 March 2014. Posted in Live News

... but it is being indicared that one option could be residential property. Buy-to-let We have over the last year, seen a growing buy-to-let market with strong fundamentals in terms of rising rents, high ...

My wife and I moved abroad and are now looking for a UK base for holidays - is this possible?

Created on 04 March 2014. Posted in Ask the Specialist

... buy to let options, would it be possible to take out a mortgage just to use on our holidays? Eventually we would like to live in the property full-time when we retire and subsequently come back to the ...

Can We Remortgage if Living Abroad?

Created on 24 February 2014. Posted in Ask the Specialist

... to a fixed rate expat buy to let scheme. Additionally, you may find that the country in which you now live may restrict the lenders available to you - for instance quite a few lenders will not consider ...

Is Prime London Property Now An Investment Arm of the Super-Rich?

Created on 12 February 2014. Posted in Live News

... is a strong coherent argument made in the report, but outlawing foreign buyers would be a damaging shift. It is also not clear whether a ban would include UK expats living abroad and holding buy-to-lets? ...

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

... for a living in Australia. Currently - on a buy to let mortgage as an expat you would be looking at having at least 25% equity in the property. Alternatively if the property was a holiday let then at ...

Landlords look to buy more properties

Created on 10 February 2014. Posted in Live News

... shows landlords are looking to boost their portfolios. The data shows a growing confidence in the UK housing market and the fundamentals of buy-to-let. At the end of 2011 52 per cent of landlords ...

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 ...

Down-valuations continue to fall as economy recovers

Created on 09 November 2013. Posted in Live News

... about 60% of purchase, remortgage and buy-to-let residential transactions, tracking values carried out by e.surv and firms that it panels work out to on behalf of lenders. E.surv director Richard Sexton ...

With the Credit Squeeze in the Rear View Mirror - What's Happening in the Rental Market?

Created on 07 November 2013. Posted in Live News

... rent has decreased in almost all regions, with only Greater London maintaining a strong increase. These results can largely be put down to the introduction of the Help to Buy scheme. The 1st phase ...

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 ...

Pensions Uncertainty Could Lead Retirees to Mortgage Market

Created on 14 October 2013. Posted in Live News

... tax regime makes people turn to other investments to secure their retirement income and chief among them is always property. UK residential and buy-to-let property has in the past, proved a long-term stable ...

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

... one of the expat UK buy to let remortgages which are available. Whilst cheap interest rates on expat mortgages have become increasingly difficult to obtain, there still remains a handful of lenders offering ...