Mortgage Rates Rise, But Innovation Thrives

As mentioned a few weeks back there are a few things going on at present that mean we are seeing some lenders starting to put their rates up, with all the main lenders increasing at the back end of last … Continue Reading

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Lenders Improve Affordability & Income Multiples

The difficulty in the mortgage market at the moment is that rate changes are happening at a rate of knots, with lenders operating a scatter-gun approach. Each week there are some that rise and some that are cut as lenders … Continue Reading

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The Housing Minister – a guest blog from Ed Mead

Over the weekend there have been a plethora of interviews with the new [read latest] Housing Minister – Dominic Raab. His arrival has been heralded by the renaming of his Department to include the word Housing and comes off the … Continue Reading

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Consent to Let? Beware the dangers…

There are a myriad of reasons why you would want to rent out your current home in either the short or long-term, such as moving into another property with a partner or moving for work reasons, but there are an … Continue Reading

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Mortgage Market Update – Signposting a Rate Rise

Last week saw the latest Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee, (MPC) Meeting take place to decide the future direction of interest rates. Although they voted again for no change this month, things are starting to get tense as two … Continue Reading

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A warning to landlords about EPCs

As we discussed in our last blog, one of the big changes facing landlords, especially in the commercial sector, is around Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), with the rules changing on EPC ratings from April 1st. It will then be against … Continue Reading

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Gearing up for another Rate Rise

The Chancellor last week gave his Spring Statement and as promised it really was just an update on how things are going with no policy announcements, which is perhaps a good thing. There have been enough changes and people just … Continue Reading

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Landlords: Important Changes in Energy Efficiency, Tax and Mortgage Underwriting

In the Buy to Let world the talk at present is around Energy Performance Certificates, (EPCs) with the rules changing on EPC ratings from April 1st. It will then be against the law in England and Wales for landlords to … Continue Reading

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Coreco Spotlight: Louise Kelleher

At the end of last year, Louise won the ‘Top Ancillary Adviser’ award at Coreco’s annual award ceremony. We caught up with Louise to ask her about her highlights of the year and her goals for 2018. Over to you … Continue Reading

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Monday Mortgage Market Update

There will be a lot of focus on the Governments Help To Buy Scheme in the coming weeks as the first lot of borrowers are due to start paying the fees on the loan part for the first time. Although … Continue Reading

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