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Bank of England's What would Brexit mean for mortgages?

Created on 03 March 2016.

... economy and your own personal finances and mortgages. While we take no side on the crucial question, it is important to see the issue resolved quickly for mortgage holders.  ...

Bank of England's What would Brexit mean for mortgages?

Created on 03 March 2016. Posted in Live News

... economy and your own personal finances and mortgages. While we take no side on the crucial question, it is important to see the issue resolved quickly for mortgage holders. Last week, Prime Minister ...

What would a Brexit mean expat mortgage borrowers?

Created on 10 June 2015. Posted in Live News

... matters how it will impact on their biggest monthly outlay of a mortgage and most probably their biggest asset in the UK. So let’s look at what a so-called Brexit could mean for mortgage borrowers? In ...

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 ...

Carney pushes rate rise back to 2015

Created on 15 August 2014. Posted in Live News

... at a rock bottom record low of 0.5 percent for more than five years. Millions of mortgage holders not on fixed rate deals are waiting for the Bank to increase rates and see their costs rise. Bank of ...

We are self employed with 2 years accounts. Can we get a mortgage?

Created on 04 April 2014. Posted in Ask the Specialist

We are a husband and wife director team running a very profitable company. Applied for a mortgage with a National Lender as we are longstanding existing customers with 2 years of accounts. Getting hugely ...

UK Property Value Quadruples in 20 Years

Created on 20 August 2013. Posted in Live News

... see the Government acting as guarantor for £130billion worth of mortgages held by new homeowners. The Bank of England has also indicated it will hold interest rates at 0.5% until unemployment falls below ...

Carney signals 0.5% interest rate for foreseeable future

Created on 04 July 2013. Posted in Live News

We are pleased to report that the Bank of England appears to have signalled that the UK base rate is set to remain at 0.5 per cent for some time, much  to the delight of mortgage holders. New Bank ...

Mortgages On Flats With Freehold

Created on 02 May 2013. Posted in Freehold Flats

Mortgages on flats with freehold are often referred to as freehold flat mortgages subject to a lease. Finance on these types of property are a specialist area within the mortgage market. Many mortgage ...

Bank Lending Up as Mortgage Optimism Rises

Created on 21 April 2013. Posted in Live News

Mortgage lending increased 1% in February compared to the previous month, according to the latest data from the British Bankers' Association. Banks made £7.8bn worth of loans after £7.7bn worth of ...

Comeback for high loan to value deals as NatWest opens up 90% mortgages

Created on 26 March 2013. Posted in Live News

... available to all customers and not just those with a NatWest current account. Borrowers will also no longer need an account to access a five-year fixed rate mortgage at 6.29%. It is also launching ...

HSBC investigating claims of criminal account holders

Created on 14 November 2012. Posted in Live News

... HSBC, which is also a UK home mortgage lender said: "Clamping down on those who try to cheat the system through evading taxes and over-claiming benefits is a top priority for us, and we value the information ...

70% Of Interest Only Mortgage Holders Will Have Difficulty Repaying

Created on 09 November 2012. Posted in Live News

Those on interest only mortgages appear to have unrealistic expectations according to ne research conducted on behalf of HML. The survey found that 57.6% of those with interest-only mortgages are confident ...

UK Homeowners in Negative Equity Finally Improving

Created on 30 October 2012. Posted in Live News

Research by the Council of Mortgage Lenders released today provides a strong indication on the current state of negative equity faced by householders across the nation. The research carried out across ...

Interest Only Mortgages – the next PPI ?

Created on 03 October 2012. Posted in Live News

An investigation is currently underway by the Financial Services Consumer Panel (FSCP) and is looking into whether interest only mortgages have been mis-sold. Following guidance from the FCA, many lenders ...

Payday Loan Trap for Mortgage Holders

Created on 26 September 2012. Posted in Live News

... it comes to mortgage lending” according to Rob Killeen, Business Manager at Capital Fortune.   There is evidence that the very existence of a payday loan application, whether taken or not can now ...

Government Proposals Could Increase Demand for Mortgages for Extensions

Created on 06 September 2012. Posted in Live News

... proposals for relaxing planning rules, opening the way for extensive home developments. Mortgages for extensions are available for those looking to take advantage of the new temporary planning laws and ...

Equity release loan UK

Created on 29 July 2012. Posted in Equity Release

Equity release loan UK refers to mortgage plans available to individuals in the UK over the age of 55, who require additional finances. Individuals are able to free up extra finances by securing a loan ...

Lifetime Mortgages UK

Created on 29 July 2012. Posted in Equity Release

Lifetime mortgages UK refers to a form of equity release offered to mature individuals in the UK who are seeking a means of increasing income or capital. An individual who is seeking a lifetime mortgages ...