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UK Expat Mortgages in Qatar

Created on 05 July 2017. Posted in Live News

The challenges for UK expats in Qatar just got worse. A further two U.K. Mortgage lenders have also announced that they are removing Qatar from their lists of acceptable countries for mortgage applications. ...

The Uncertain Aftermath of the 2017 Election

Created on 13 June 2017. Posted in Live News

The Hung Parliament result from the 2017 General Election was an outcome very few predicted. After a poor campaign from the Conservatives, combined with a surge of grassroots and young support for Labour ...

The Uncertain Aftermath of the 2017 Election

Created on 13 June 2017. Posted in Uncategorised

Very few people predicted the hung parliament which last Thursday historically saw. After a poor project fear campaign from the Conservatives, combined with a surge of grassroots and young support for ...

Mortgage When Paid in Chinese Currency

Created on 10 May 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

Hi, I am living in the UK and having two incomes, one is in Sterling from a UK company, other is in Renminbi from a Chinese company, can they be counted as my total income if I apply a residential mortgage ...

Expat in Singapore

Created on 10 May 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

Hi, I am living In Singapore and need mortgage in UK for UK property. Is this something that you assist with? Many thanks, Ayyaz   Ask the Specialist response: Hi Ayyaz. Thanks for ...

Brexit And The Mortgage Market

Created on 30 March 2017. Posted in Live News

March 29th saw the triggering of Article 50 in the UK. In doing so, a period of uncertainty is expected within the mortgage market. The economy, domestic political issues, the stock markets, inflation, ...

Expat in Malaysia Buying New Build Flat

Created on 25 March 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

Hi, Do you provide any buy-to-let mortgages that are based solely on rental income rather than affordability? I'm looking for 60% on a £325K new build completing in August. I'm a UK citizen based in ...

Motivation to Remortgage Highest Since 2008

Created on 07 March 2017. Posted in Live News

Mortgage rates may be showing signs of rising, but that shouldn't dampen borrowers' desire to remortgage, particularly those coming to the end of a fixed two-year term. Indeed, our latest figures show ...

Expat Returned from Australia

Created on 28 February 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

Hi,  I have just returned from 7 years in Australia (returned Nov 2016). We are currently staying with my in-laws. I am purchasing a house for £250,000 and paying cash (problems getting mortgage). ...

Mortgage for Concrete Flat

Created on 27 February 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

Hi, we have been trying to buy our flat but have had difficulty finding a lender as our building is concrete as part of the right to buy scheme.Can I get a mortgage on concrete flat? Mrs Begum Ask ...

Building Society Rates Lower Than Banks

Created on 16 February 2017. Posted in Live News

Competition is still fierce in the mortgage market, and with many high street banks claiming to launch the cheapest products ever on their records, many borrowers could assume that the mortgage rates from ...

Previously Bankrupt in Northern Ireland

Created on 13 February 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

...  Providing that there are no significant mortgage market changes we may be able to assist you this time next year although if you wish to find out more, I'd recommend speaking to one of our Advisers ...

Need to Move from Consent to Lease

Created on 10 February 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

Hi, I currently have a mortgage with Bank of Scotland on a consent to lease basis. I need to move to a buy to let mortgage. However I am encountering lots of obstacles. Is this something you can help ...

Property Currently Owned By BVI Company

Created on 07 February 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

... I have a mortgage on it for £485,000. I have an excellent credit file. My difficulty is my income. I have reported net profit of £101,365 however this is made up of a capital gain added to my income from ...

Residential Mortgage Having Completed an IVA

Created on 07 February 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

Hi, I have a buy to let mortgage and we are looking to re-mortgage to a residential mortgage to enable us to live in the property. The problem is I have just completed an IVA. My current provider does ...

100% Deposit Mortgage

Created on 30 January 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

Hi, I have very good credit, but just go out of a expensive separation, I'm renting, would like to buy but lack the deposit, is there a lender that offers 100% mortgages? My scenario is that I can't ...

Expat In Australia Wishing To Buy In UK

Created on 23 January 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

... looking to purchase a property whilst living in Australia. Currently we are in a position, circumstances permitting where they can obtain a mortgage with a 30% deposit if they have not bought a property ...

Purchasing a Property Renting Outbuildings

Created on 09 January 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

Hi, We are in the process of purchasing a house that has a summer house at the bottom of the garden. The current owner is renting the house together with the summer house at the moment. Nationwide have ...

Mortgage With 6 Late Payments

Created on 05 January 2017. Posted in Ask the Specialist

Hi, I need a mortgage of about £110,000. I work and have a deposit, however, I fear banks will turn me down as I have 6 late payments on my credit file, which is no fault of my own and taking action ...

Remortgage While Working in Cayman Islands

Created on 19 December 2016. Posted in Ask the Specialist

Hi there, I need to re-mortgage my property in the UK. I live and work in the Cayman Islands and rent the house in the UK out to some tenants. Does this sound like something you can help with? Drew  ...