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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 ...

99.5% of Consumers Don't Undertsand Mortgages - Which?

Created on 21 June 2013.

We note some interesting research this morning from consumer champion Which? - they have just released quite worrying research indicating that 99.5 per cent of people do not understand the true cost of ...

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

... 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

... 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 ...

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

... FirstDirect, Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks, Teachers Building Society and Hinckley & Rugby. Our brokers can guide you through the market to make sure you are not affected by these limits and can ...

Banks Get Moving With Government Lending Schemes

Created on 07 September 2013. Posted in Live News

... homeowners and greater sense of optimism in UK property. As a buy-to-let investment, first home purchase or scaling up to your dream house our mortgage brokers are here to help. We can explain the ...

UK Mortgages for British Expats in Hong Kong

Created on 26 August 2013. Posted in Hong Kong

... before making contact may have spoken to their existing lender or other international mortgage brokers and have been surprised by the limited availability of competitive expat mortgage rates. They typically ...