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Retired Expat Looking to Buy Holiday Let Property

Created on 21 March 2016. Posted in Ask the Specialist

I am a UK expat retired and living in the USA. I am 76 years old. Net worth (ex-home) of >$3M and annual income >$150K. I presently have owned a holiday let outright in the UK for 19 years and looking ...

Foreign currency ex pat mortgage rules from next month

Created on 11 February 2016. Posted in Live News

... in recent months, losing more than 10% of its relative value. The significant down valuation of the Russian Rouble has caused UK expats working in the Russian oil and gas industry significant problems ...

Help With Documents

Created on 09 February 2016. Posted in Documents

...  Tax Overviews Annual Mortgage Statements Experian Credit Reports Equifax Credit Reports Certification of Passport (Expats Only) Certification of Documents  ...

Expats, Mortgages and Foreign Currency

Created on 07 October 2015. Posted in Live News

... Group and could prove devastating for expats earning their wages in foreign currencies. All banks are putting the blame on tough new EU mortgage rules set to come into force next April, particularly ...

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 ...

Expat landlords shrug off Budget changes

Created on 30 July 2015. Posted in Live News

With the UK property market remaining robust it is good to see so many expats looking to invest in the property market. House price growth has been steady in the south-east and London while growing stronger ...

What would a Brexit mean expat mortgage borrowers?

Created on 10 June 2015. Posted in Live News

We have many clients who live abroad but own houses in the UK or want to invest in the British property market. Many are Brits abroad [perhaps working in financial centres such as Hong Kong, Singapore ...

Five key ways a Tory election win affects your mortgage planning

Created on 29 May 2015. Posted in Live News

...  So what does it mean? Firstly, it saw the pound strengthen significantly after the election. That is great news for any expat who owns property in the UK as the value of that home is worth more. If ...

Nationwide axes foreign currency mortgages

Created on 25 May 2015. Posted in Live News

... aim to protect mortgage borrowers against exchange rate fluctuations. We have many British expat clients living abroad and this is a big blow to their aspirations to own property in the UK. Nationwide ...

The challenges on taking out a UK mortgage as an expat

Created on 20 January 2015. Posted in Live News

... many expats who call the capital their home. Problems The majority of British mortgage lenders normally want a fixed British address with UK postcode and electoral roll but for many that is not possible. ...

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 ...

How to get a flexible mortgage?

Created on 24 July 2014. Posted in Live News

... are able to afford their mortgage. The self-employed and expats are finding life more difficult today too. But despite these issues there are still flexible mortgages out there. You need to take expert ...

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 ...

Do you have flexible expat mortgages?

Created on 22 April 2014. Posted in Ask the Specialist

... us an enquiry online. You may also want to contact your existing mortgage provider. Alternatively, to obtain a simple indication on expat mortgage rates you can check our selection of expat mortgage ...

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

... at this stage you can either check our expat mortgage rates or alternatively I'd recommend speaking to one of our Advisers on +44 203 216 2037 or send us an enquiry online and one of our Advisers will ...

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 ...

My daughter has moved into the area and her husband is working abroad for a UK company. What kind of mortgage could be offered to them?

Created on 29 March 2014. Posted in Ask the Specialist

... call these types of mortgages "Expat Family Residence" or "Offshore Worker" mortgages. There are special offshore worker and expat mortgage schemes available for this particular situation. Clients that ...

Is it possible to get a mortgage given I am in the Army - posted in Germany?

Created on 11 March 2014. Posted in Ask the Specialist

I am currently in the British army. We have moved around a lot including Germany. I am looking to relocate my wife and child back to Sussex due to work and child care. Can you help? Thank you Ask ...

Can I Get a Mortgage with a 6 Month Contract History?

Created on 07 March 2014. Posted in Ask the Specialist

I am interested in a mortgage, however I just started contracting last year in August. Prior to this, my business account was dormant for about 3 years. Is it possible to get a mortgage with my contracting ...

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

... UK.   Ask the Specialist response: Thanks for your enquiry. The good news is that we do typically assist expat clients in similar situations who are looking to purchase a residential property ...