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We asked Dave Stratton, Distribution Director at Legal & General Home Finance, for his thoughts on equity release in the current climate.
Posted on: 18th May 2020 | Read more
There are 1.67 million people in the U.K with either a full or part and part interest-only mortgage. Many borrowers are coming to end of terms with no repayment vehicle in place.
Posted on: 7th Jun 2018 | Read more
We believe that by offering this service we have become the first independent mortgage & protection adviser practice in the UK to accept cryptocurrency as payment for fees.
Posted on: 30th Nov 2017 | Read more
This months Sussex Business Times features our Managing Director, Thomas Webster, in their ‘Ask the Expert’ section.
Posted on: 24th Aug 2017 | Read more
We are delighted to announce that we have been accepted into the Equity Release Council!
Posted on: 15th May 2017 | Read more
Equity release was the fastest-growing section of the market in 2016 in terms of customer numbers, the Equity Release Council says.
Posted on: 17th Mar 2017 | Read more
We have gone through the key facts and considerations you need to be aware of if you have buy-to-let properties or are considering making an investment into buy-to-lets.
Posted on: 11th Nov 2016 | Read more
Do you wish to get on to the property ladder but struggling to stack it up financially?.. Shared Ownership could be the answer.
Posted on: 11th Nov 2016 | Read more
First-time buyer lending rose 23 per cent year-on-year to £4.3bn in May 2016, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
Posted on: 13th Jul 2016 | Read more
Mortgage rates are continuing to creep downwards, as the City bets on a cut in interest rates next week.
Posted on: 7th Jul 2016 | Read more
As of 1 April, 2016 you have to fork out an extra 3% in Stamp Duty if you are buying an additional home. Find out how the new tax loading works with Zoopla’s Q&A.
Posted on: 17th May 2016 | Read more
The easiest way to prove self-employed income to a mortgage lender is to provide SA302 Tax Calculations and Tax Year Overviews. Here’s how to get them…
Posted on: 13th May 2016 | Read more
In the 2015 Summer Budget and Autumn Statement, the Chancellor introduced several changes that will affect anyone buying or owning a buy-to-let property in the UK.
Posted on: 8th Mar 2016 | Read more
Buy-to-let landlords are set to be hit with new costs from April when a controversial extra 3 per cent stamp duty charge is introduced.
Posted on: 7th Mar 2016 | Read more
We have asked our mortgage team to put together a handy guide to help explain
what to look out for with this specialist type of investment.
Posted on: 29th Oct 2015 | Read more
These are 10 of the most common ‘myths’ associated with equity release. You’ve probably heard several of them yourself…
Posted on: 27th Oct 2015 | Read more
We have asked our mortgage team to put together a handy guide to help explain the processes involved in buying a property for the first time.
Posted on: 16th Oct 2015 | Read more
In this blog we will explore the various options of home owners and savers.
Posted on: 26th Jun 2015 | Read more
Currently we have a glut of cheap borrowing too. Interest rates are at historic low, giving many of us low cost mortgages.
Posted on: 19th Jun 2015 | Read more
Getting on the property ladder in 2015 is harder for many people in Britain than it has ever been.
Posted on: 29th May 2015 | Read more
Well if you’re thinking of buying a house, here are some questions you might want to consider.
Posted on: 22nd May 2015 | Read more
The first step in obtaining a mortgage is to arrange an agreement in principle with a mortgage lender, but how do you go about getting one?
Posted on: 30th Apr 2015 | Read more
The Government has announced they will be launching a Help to Buy ISA to help first-time buyers save for a deposit.
Posted on: 19th Mar 2015 | Read more
We have asked our mortgage team to put together a handy blog to help explain the differences to the current help to buy schemes, and how these can help you get on, or move up, the property ladder.
Posted on: 5th Mar 2015 | Read more
A quick and handy guide to the various types of property surveys you can buy and their pros and cons!..
Posted on: 2nd Mar 2015 | Read more
We have asked our mortgage team to put together a handy guide to help explain what to look out for with this specialist type of mortgage lending…
Posted on: 4th Nov 2014 | Read more
Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, has hinted that a rise in interest rates could come sooner than expected…
Posted on: 4th Jun 2014 | Read more