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How to get a flexible mortgage?

Created on 24 July 2014. Posted in Live News

... we see this as a good thing as there is no place for reckless lending in the UK. Borrowers should need to provide more proof of income and expenditure than on the past. The tough new rules do this. ...

Chancellor Cracks The Whip on "Excessive" Lending

Created on 13 June 2014. Posted in Live News

... months of mounting political pressure the Chancellor has handed the Bank of England significant new powers. The Bank of England's financial policy committee - responsible for keeping the economy safe ...

Remortgage Boom as Two Thirds Sit on Variable Rates

Created on 01 June 2014. Posted in Live News

... of a Bank of England base rate ruse will spark a frenzy. Those who would normally choose security over variable rates will rush back to fixed deals. New are expecting to see a massive rush of borrowers ...

Regulators Ready to Crack Down Further on Mortgages

Created on 07 May 2014. Posted in Live News

... withstand a 35 per cent fall in house prices. It will also assess whether they can stand a rise in interest rates to 4 per cent up from current 0.5 per cent levels under tough new stress-testing later ...

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

... if there is a new currency. Even with the same currencies the different rules and regulations from two countries may force lenders to pull out. The truth is that nobody knows the exact impact and many ...

Free Stamp Duty With the TSB ?

Created on 18 January 2014. Posted in Live News

There is good news being reported that TSB is offering to pay the stamp duty for mortgage customers purchasing a home up to £250,000. TSB research shows 40,000 homebuyers spent £70m in stamp duty in January ...

Rates Won't Rise Quickly - Carney

Created on 08 January 2014. Posted in Live News

... of an interest rate rise from the Bank of England sooner rather than later. Last August, Carney introduced a new policy insisting that rates would remain at rock bottom 0.5 per cent until unemployment ...

Pensions Uncertainty Could Lead Retirees to Mortgage Market

Created on 14 October 2013. Posted in Live News

... have begun to pile on restrictions too. In May, West Brom Building Society cut its maximum lending age from 80 to 70, meaning the day of your 71st mortgage you can not have a pensioner mortgage. Newcastle ...

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. ...

British Mortgages for UK Expats in Canada

Created on 26 August 2013. Posted in Canada

... UK expat mortgages. As international mortgage brokers we regularly assist British expats living abroad who are looking to use our expat mortgages Canada service to purchase a new UK home or are looking ...

UK Property Value Quadruples in 20 Years

Created on 20 August 2013. Posted in Live News

... scheme, are creating another housing bubble. Sleep Walking To A Bubble Earlier this week a poll of 29 economists by the news agency Reuters found 20 raise the fear that Britain is sleepwalking into ...

Expat Mortgages for British UK Ex pats in the US

Created on 18 August 2013. Posted in USA

... looking to remortgage an existing buy to let or residential property but a number of clients are also looking to make new purchases for a buy to let investment or a residential home to which the will eventually ...

UK Ex Pat Mortgages for British Expats in Dubai

Created on 18 August 2013. Posted in UAE

... UK-wide to follow suit. Dubai remains one of the top 5 UK expat destinations and the good news is that across a comprehensive panel of lenders, there remain a select number of highly competitive deals still available ...

Mortgage Calculator UK Rates and Expat Mortgages for British Expats in Australia

Created on 18 August 2013. Posted in Australia

... UK rate tables. They tend to generally work out of the major centres such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide but we do obtain enquiries from the smaller cities including Canberra, Newcastle ...

Sub-prime lender launches to help adverse borrowers

Created on 06 August 2013. Posted in Live News

A new sub-prime lender has launched into the mortgage market aimed at borrowers with an adverse credit record. Magellan Homeloans is the first major sub-prime lender to launch since the crash and a sign ...

Mortgage lending rockets 26 per cent in June

Created on 28 July 2013. Posted in Live News

... that increases to lending may be significant but relatively low levels suggests it is sustainable. Tough new mortgage rules have been introduced since the crash to ban self-certification loans, crack ...

Santander Joins Help to Buy Scheme

Created on 27 July 2013. Posted in Live News

... Government loan, which is interest-free for five year, so only a 5 per cent deposit is needed. The scheme is only available on new build homes worth up to £600,000 and will run for three years helping ...

UK economy grows 0.6 per cent in second quarter

Created on 25 July 2013. Posted in Live News

It seems that the UK economy has grown by 0.6 per cent in the second quarter of the year compared to the first quarter as the recovery picks up pace which is great news.  After 0.3 per cent growth ...

House prices are set to Boom by 6.3 per cent By 2015

Created on 15 July 2013. Posted in Live News

We can report that house prices arepredicted to boom by 6.3 per cent in 2015 as the UK economic recovery swings into action according to a new report by the influential Ernst & Young Item Club. The ...