As house prices slow and tax hikes bite, is buy-to-let still worth doing?

There has been so much talk about landlords and the Buy to Let market in recent months, with a stunning array of changes for landlords to get their head round; from tax relief changes, additional stamp duty and now mortgage … Continue Reading

Summer Sizzler Season

This summer, (I use the British definition of the word summer), is shaping up to be one of the most competitive times in the mortgage market as lenders look to attract a wide range of different borrowers through their doors … Continue Reading

Ten Years After The Credit Crunch

This week, ten years ago, the Credit Crunch started with a small rumble in France as local bank BNP Paribas announced it was freezing the assets of three hedge funds with heavy exposures to the US sub-prime mortgage market. A … Continue Reading

Portfolio Landlord? You Need To Know This

If you are a Buy to Let Landlord, it may seem like there has been enough changes already in your world, given recent tax and stamp duty changes, but also, there is more to come. Many landlords do not realise … Continue Reading

Is there a way out of the Buy to Let maze? A third way is emerging – Ed Mead

Recent SDLT figures have clearly shown the important part that the new buy to let surcharge is playing in keeping the take rising. But if you look at the figures* you can see that the new surcharge has been solely … Continue Reading

The Future of Estate Agency Part 2 – Ed Mead

Here is a follow-up from guest blogger and Property Expert Ed Mead to his recent blog, “The Future of Estate Agency?” It’s important stuff so enjoy the read; Ed….. A few weeks ago I talked about how unless agents had … Continue Reading

Coreco Win Big at the British Mortgage Awards!

The big news this week is on the awards front as Coreco attended the industries Oscars, The British Mortgage Awards on Thursday in London. Coreco were again nominated for an amazing four awards and we are delighted to say that … Continue Reading

The Next Move in Interest Rates

It seems that the heat of a testy long, hot summer has seen the battle lines being drawn at the Bank of England. Just after the latest vote that had three members of the MPC voting for a rise, Governor … Continue Reading

Offset Mortgages Come of Age

The offset mortgage has always been something of an enigma in the UK after being heralded on their first appearance as the future of mortgages, however they have not taken off here in the same way they did in Australia … Continue Reading

Weekly Mortgage Market Update

Coreco have been in the press again last week talking about everything from the Bank of Mum and Dad, Mortgages and Interest Rates to Roboadvice! In the Financial Times we mentioned that “The banks and building societies need to lend. … Continue Reading