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Who Can Get a BTL Mortgage

Almost anyone can get a BTL mortgage. Even if you are a first-time buyer there are lenders who will grant you a loan although your choice of lender is heavily restricted. The underwriting assessment you will have to pass is also much tougher. In order to have the widest choice of lender and therefore be

Weekly Round-Up: 24th August 2018

Organised fraud The Association of British Insurers’ (ABI) most comprehensive analysis yet into insurance fraud published this week highlights that every minute an insurance fraud is now detected in the UK. For the first time, the ABI’s annual detected fraud figures include data on application fraud – where details such as age, address, or claims

Weekly Round-Up,10th August 2018

Stamp it out 121,500 first-time buyers have saved a total of £284,000,000 taking advantage of the government’s cut to stamp duty, according to statistics released this week which cover the period until 30th June this year. Over the next five years, it is estimated that the government’s flagship housing policy will help over 1 million people

Weekly Round-Up, 27th July 2018

Switch on Industry figures on mortgage product transfers alternatively known as rate switches have been published for the first time by UK Finance. The numbers reveal that 390,200 homeowners switched product with their existing provider (product transfers) in the first quarter of 2018 which represents £53.7bn of mortgage debt refinanced internally. These figures do

Weekly Round-up, 15th June 2018

Positive headlines According the latest research from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the UK housing market saw a stable trend in new instructions in May, with the headline indicator turning positive for the first time in more than two years (27 months). However, although the numbers of houses coming on to the market