Additional costs of buying a house
You’ve found the home of your dreams and it’s within your budget, whether you’re a first-time buyer or a home mover it feels like a dream come true! But have you prepared for the additional costs of purchasing your new home?
There are a number of hidden costs associated with buying a property that …
What to do pre-application
For you or your loved ones getting a mortgage may seem a little bit like climbing Everest. The summit is incredibly far away and it’s going to be a long journey that requires a lot of commitment. That’s because the process of buying a home doesn’t start by selecting a property that’s within your bud…
Mortgage lending in the UK is rising
Despite a number of uncertainties surrounding the mortgage market and a number of predictions that transactions will stagnate we Brits are still finding ways to purchase properties and remortgage our existing properties in growing numbers.
In April, the total number of mortgage approvals were at th…
MPs rally support for mortgage prisoners
Mortgage prisoners are predominantly those borrowers who took out a mortgage before the financial crisis but are now blocked from switching to better rates due to changes in lending practices.
There are now an estimated 200,000 homeowners that are trapped on high interest-rate loans with unregulate…
Brits abroad: expat landlords
How many Brits are living abroad is up for debate depending on which source you listen to. But one thing we do know for sure is that there are a lot of expats living all across the globe.
For working people, you may be lured away by an exciting new opportunity whereas for those of you at the end of…