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UK Property Value Quadruples in 20 Years

Created on 20 August 2013. Posted in Live News

... £600,000, risked creating a housing bubble. Some economists have urged the Government to consider scrapping the second stage of the Help to Buy scheme due to launch in January 2014, which could potentially ...

Mortgage lending rockets 26 per cent in June

Created on 28 July 2013. Posted in Live News

... for the second quarter of 2013 was therefore an estimated £42bn. This represents a 24 per cent increase from the previous three months and is the highest quarterly estimate since Q4 2008. With cheap mortgage ...

Santander Joins Help to Buy Scheme

Created on 27 July 2013. Posted in Live News

...  It is the first instalment of Help to Buy with the second mortgage indemnity guarantee due to launch in January. It allows borrowers to access a 75 per cent loan to value mortgage with a 20 per cent ...

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

... and its Help to Buy scheme. The first part of the Help to Buy scheme is underway in the form of an equity loan helping many get on the ladder with a 5 per cnet deposit. The second part is set to launch ...

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

Created on 21 June 2013. Posted in Live News

... rule for all lenders to introduce a second APRC showing the impact of interest rate fluctuations over five years. Many argue that such information overload can lead to even more confusion about what a ...

Sky-high deposits Force More People To Rent

Created on 17 June 2013. Posted in Live News

... in investing in property. Firstly, there will always be concern you can bring in a tenant at the right rent and avoid void periods where it lays empty. Secondly, house prices can fall, as they have ...

Govt's Help to Buy scheme can help with large mortgages too

Created on 26 May 2013. Posted in Live News

... ends. It means that people getting on to the scheme now could enjoy rise over the next few years and the benefits for large loans will be bigger than cheaper properties. Second homes Another criticism ...

Help To Buy Mortgages

Created on 07 May 2013. Posted in Live News

... those with a small deposit if the Government will shoulder some of the losses if a borrower defaults. The second part of the scheme is an extension of the Government’s shared equity scheme FirstBuy. ...

Two-thirds of second steppers can't get a mortgage to move home, says Lloyds TSB

Created on 14 March 2013. Posted in Live News

Two out of every three people trying to sell their first home are unable to do so because of problems getting a mortgage, according to Lloyds TSB research. The so-called second steppers are finding it ...

Best Buy Tables Reveal Banks Reduce Fees to Compete with Lower Rates

Created on 03 March 2013. Posted in Live News

... rule for using best buy tables is to look at the deposit needed to get the deal as the best rates usually accompany the highest deposits. The second thing to look out for is fees as they can often drift ...

New Build Supply Creates Trouble For Buyers

Created on 21 February 2013. Posted in Live News

... year, has only risen by 1% from 2011. Despite the decreases in the last year, 2012 levels are strong compared to 2009, with starts to new builds 58% higher than the second quarter of 2009. However, ...

Mansion Tax Extension Debated

Created on 18 February 2013. Posted in Live News

The Liberal Democrats are to consider the extension of their ‘mansion tax’ policy to include multiple properties. This could mean that those with second homes, holiday lets and buy-to-let properties may ...

House sales up in 2012

Created on 06 February 2013. Posted in Live News

... wider availability of lower mortgage rates. Chief economist at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Simon Rubinsohn, said: "What we have had is a decent recovery in the second half of the ...

Mortgage Payments Take Priority in 2013 Household Spending

Created on 18 January 2013. Posted in Live News

... of the year while 14% plan to do so in the second half. Moreover, 13% plan to start saving for the deposit in 2013, and a quarter hopes to pay off outstanding debts in order to start by 2014.   ...

UK Property Millionaires on the Rise

Created on 09 January 2013. Posted in Live News

... and Chelsea, and the boroughs of Westminster and Camden, having 32,477 and 18,400 property millionaires respectively, taking second and third place.   Commenting on the findings, Lawrence Hall ...

Holiday Lets – Are They The Best Investment?

Created on 03 January 2013. Posted in Live News

... we visit a destination,  have a great time and think how wonderful  it would be to own a second home in the vicinity. It is wise to come at decisions regarding owning a second home, particularly ...

Second Mortgages- Checks and Challenges

Created on 03 December 2012. Posted in Live News

When talking about a second home mortgage, this can mean anything from a holiday home, to a second property for later life plan; to housing for one’s children, or as a property investment to be rented ...

Holiday Let Mortgages

Created on 14 November 2012. Posted in Landing Pages

... now on our second mortgage with Capital Fortune and recommend them to friends and family EHB, London As a comprehensive panel of lenders broker in this area, we know our lenders and lending criteria. Importantly, ...

Holiday Let Mortgages

Created on 14 November 2012. Posted in Landing Pages

... now on our second mortgage with Capital Fortune and recommend them to friends and family EHB, London As a comprehensive panel of lenders broker in this area, we know our lenders and lending criteria. Importantly, ...