A beginner’s guide to remortgaging
What is remortgaging?
Remortgaging is the process of switching a mortgage to a different lender without moving homes. For many borrowers, it is also the ideal opportunity to review their personal and financial circumstances and to consider whether their current mortgage and lender is the most suit…
Is your interest-only mortgage coming to an end?
If you are on an interest-only mortgage that is nearing its end, you may be considering the next step. The good news is, you won’t be alone. Nearly 136,000 interest-only mortgages are due to mature in 2017, with a combined value of almost £16 billion. Fortunately, lenders are innovating their produc…
Guest Blog: Can Aussies in the UK invest in property back home?
This article is for Australian expats living in the UK who need a mortgage to buy Australian real estate.is one of Australia's leading specialist mortgage brokers and is an expert in helping Aussie expats.
- Interest rates have risen significantly on investment loans, par…
Landlords prepare for September’s changes
The buy to let sector has seen a number of changes in recent years. This has been a challenge for landlords, lenders and advisers alike during a period of adaptability, flexibility and resilience.
But with the Prudential Regulation Authority’s (PRA) second phase of new underwriting standards for bu…
Could now be the right time to invest in a holiday home?
More people are swapping their foreign travels for UK staycations due to the exceptional strength of the euro and dollar against the pound. This has also persuaded tourists from overseas to visit Britain and a resulting surge of people booking self-catered rentals in the UK.
Short-term lets are oft…