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…
Could you be saving money on your mortgage?
If your mortgage is on a standard variable rate then you may be missing out on an opportunity to save money on your mortgage payments. So why not shop around for your mortgage as you would with your other monthly outgoings, it might even be the biggest saving you make.
Data from Virgin Money has s…
Mortgage guidance for Expats
If you are British and you live and/ or work abroad, either temporarily or permanently, chances are your Bank will class you as an Expat if you ever wish to apply for a mortgage. This may not be an issue if your Bank is willing to help you, but we want you to be best prepared if they won’t … and ind…
The revival of the prefabricated home
What we associate with prefabricated homes has come a long way in recent years. Previously thought of as cheap post war buildings, they were built en masse lacking character and individuality.
Yet modern day prefabricated homes are now recognised for their unique and modern design, energy efficien…