Our experts cut through the noise to tell you what you need to know
With over 40 years of experience behind us and some of the industry's most quoted experts in our ranks, there's not much we don't know about mortgages.
However, we know our industry is awash with jargon, so our experts aim to keep it simple. Through this blog, social media and our monthly newsletter, experienced mortgage advisers explain the nuances of the mortgage market, how economic factors influence the availability of mortgages and get to the meaning behind regulatory changes.
The Bank of England has raised the interest rate for only the second time in a decade.
When you begin the process of looking for a mortgage, it’s not a simple ‘one fits all’ solution. There are many types of mortgages that are available, all of which have different purposes.
Tops tips on arranging finance before a property auction - our experts look at what you need to know.
Find out how to apply for planning permission and how you can pay for it with the equity in your home!
Following the Buy-to-Let PRA changes to landlords’ tax relief introduced last year, many investors are now considering structuring their investment portfolios into Limited Companies. There are some potential advantages and drawbacks to this approach and below we will briefly outline some of the these.
Find out how you can pay back your mortgage quicker and potentially save thousands of pounds in the process.
We look at our top tips on what you need to consider before investing and becoming a holiday-let landlord.
There are a lot of costs associated with moving house, from stamp duty, survey costs, estate agents fees etc… No wonder that some people decide moving is too stressful and expensive, and decide instead to extend their current home.
Mortgage advice for expats looking to buy a property in the UK after living abroad for a number of years.
What are second charge mortgages, why have they increased in popularity and when are they useful? Our resident product technical manager Nicholas Morrey explains what a second charge mortgage is, also known as a secured loan, and when they might be beneficial.
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