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British Mortgages for UK Expats in Canada

Created on 26 August 2013. Posted in Canada

... have arranged a UK expat buy to let mortgage or residential finance, allowing them to rent their property whilst away. They have realised that the low UK interest rate environment, reconfirmed by the Canadian ...

99% of London Homes Liable for Stamp Duty Within 5 Years

Created on 26 August 2013. Posted in Live News

... findings are based on property price growth forecasts over the next five years by Savills Research. The Council of Mortgage Lenders estimates that total gross mortgage lending in July increased to £16.6 ...

Expat Mortgages for British UK Ex pats in the US

Created on 18 August 2013. Posted in USA

British citizens working and living in the United States face a multitude of difficulties when applying for UK expat mortgages. As international mortgage brokers, many of the clients we successfully assist ...

UK Ex Pat Mortgages for British Expats in Dubai

Created on 18 August 2013. Posted in UAE

British nationals seeking expat mortgages in Dubai to either purchase or re-mortgage a property here in the UK regularly tell us they face a number of difficulties securing finance. The use of foreign ...

British Expat Mortgages for UK Ex pats in Abu Dhabi

Created on 18 August 2013. Posted in UAE

UK expat mortgages in Abu Dhabi are a specialist area at Capital Fortune.  Whilst the availability of British finance  is increasingly restricted and despite many of the main UK lenders having ...

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

Created on 18 August 2013. Posted in Australia

... of the population. The majority have not completely severed all ties with the UK and many continue to maintain property back home. A growing number are looking for expat buy to let remortgages or want ...

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 ...

Santander Joins Help to Buy Scheme

Created on 27 July 2013. Posted in Live News

We can report today that Santander has become the latest major mortgage lender to join the Government's Help to Buy scheme. The Government's scheme to boost low deposit mortgage deals has been flying off ...

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

Created on 21 June 2013. Posted in Live News

... mortgages. Which? polled 1,001 homeowners and homebuyers and found borrowers were clueless about how fees made a difference to the total cost and focused on headline rates. It asked interviewees ...

Don't Let Your Home Become a Casualty of Your Divorce

Created on 10 June 2013. Posted in Live News

... your partner. The priority if possible, should be to keep up with mortgage payments as any arrears can badly affect your credit rating and leave you struggling to buy another home. Next, is what to do ...

Mortgage Availability Rockets 34%

Created on 29 May 2013. Posted in Live News

The number of mortgages available for borrowers has increased by 34 per cent since April 2012 when the Bank of England’s funding for lending scheme was announced. Research by Moneysupermarket.com also ...

Remortgages rise 17% in April as Borrowers Look for Savings

Created on 28 May 2013. Posted in Live News

The number of remortgages increased by 17 per cent in April showing that more borrowers are looking to get a better deal.The LMS remortgage report shows remortgaging rose from £2.9bn in March to £3.3bn ...

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

Created on 26 May 2013. Posted in Live News

The Government has launched a Help to Buy mortgage scheme to get the housing market moving but with an upper limit of £600,000 it can help more than just first-time buyers. Help to Buy comes in two ...

40% of Landlords Increase Rents

Created on 22 May 2013. Posted in Live News

... a growing demand for big buy-to-let mortgages. The average house price in the capital has just sailed passed the £500,000 mark and with rents rising even more quickly it could be a good bet. Half ...

Have Lenders Misinterpreted Interest Only Rules?

Created on 20 May 2013. Posted in Live News

The Financial Conduct Authority has warned lenders not to pull out of interest-only mortgages as they remain an important sector. In its annual 2013 risk outlook the regulator said it was concerned that ...

Large Mortgage Loans Going Mainstream At Halifax

Created on 17 May 2013. Posted in Live News

... trackers for purchase at 80% loan to value, the bank has cut prices back to 4.19% with a £999 fee. For remortgages the rate is slightly higher at 4.54% also with a £999 and available up to 80% loan to ...

Help To Buy Mortgages

Created on 07 May 2013. Posted in Live News

Chancellor George Osborne gave the mortgage market a welcomed boost last month when he announced a package of measures aimed at helping borrowers with a small deposit to get on the housing ladder. In ...

More Tenants Paying Rent On Time, says Countrywide

Created on 21 April 2013. Posted in Live News

... for rent payments. The growth in the private rented sector has been reflected by mortgage lenders with more and more offering loans to buy-to-let landlords. This greater level of competition has seen ...

Building societies offer better mortgage rates than banks

Created on 20 April 2013. Posted in Live News

Building societies are offering better deals than banks, new analysis from lender Castle Trust shows. The analysis of best buy tables shows 83% of the top mortgage deals come from mutuals. An overwhelming ...

Mortgage Lenders Cut Rates

Created on 03 April 2013. Posted in Live News

A swathe of mortgage lenders have cut their rates in the past week, indicating the mortgage rate war that has taken place during the past few months has some way to go yet. And in the battle for the ...