Monthly Archives: June 2016


Get the facts on equity release – releasing the cash from your home!

Get the facts on equity release – releasing the cash from your home! Equity release is extremely popular, with a staggering £1.61 billion released from homes last year*. Equity release has changed and evolved considerably in recent years. There are new providers who have entered the market, which has increased the range of products on offer. So, if you are considering equity release as a way to boost your finances, here are some facts you really should know: What is equity release? Equity release is a way to access some of the cash locked in your home. The money you

Are you self-employed and need a mortgage?

Are you self-employed and need a mortgage? It’s not as hard as you may think… Being self-employed has its perks...and its problems! Thousands of successful Brits have to jump through many loop holes in order to become a homeowner. Self-employed Brits are on a level playing field when applying for a mortgage despite tough new rules, the financial regulator has insisted. The Financial Conduct Authority acknowledges that some lenders think affordability rules are too tough on self-employed borrowers. What changed? After the financial crisis, regulators decided to bring in stricter rules on who lenders could or couldn’t hand out mortgages

By |June 25th, 2016|Categories: Mortgages|0 Comments

Your Mortgage: How Brexit could affect it!

What would be the consequences to your mortgage if the UK voted to leave the European Union next week? You've probably read and heard many different stories about how house prices will plummet and mortgage rates will soar, leading to a potential all-out housing market crisis, if the UK decides to leave the EU. Is that just scaremongering or should we all be worried? What does George Osborne say? Chancellor George Osborne has been vocal about how he believes a vote to leave the EU would cause a housing market crisis. He said at last month’s meeting of the International

By |June 20th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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