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FCA removing barriers to switching.

How To Avoid The Home Mover Mortgage Trap

What’s the benefit of a ‘fixed rate’ mortgage product?

Getting a 30 Year Mortgage Aged 40 Plus

Contractor Mortgages

First Time Buyers Hit a 12 Year High

Answering common questions about mortgages and property

Mortgage Adviser

What questions will a mortgage adviser ask?

The majority of people seeking mortgage advice want to know how much they can borrow and how much that borrowing will cost them by way of mortgage payments every month. Your mortgage adviser will calculate how much different lenders will allow you to borrow and how much interest you will pay. The amount you are able to borrow is calculated on an affordability calculator where informatio... Read more

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR FIXED-RATE MORTGAGE DEAL COMES TO AN END

What to do when your fixed rate mortgage deal comes to an end. A fixed-rate deal means that the interest rate and your monthly mortgage repayment remains unchanged for an agreed number of years. If the fixed-rate period on your mortgage is about to end, this is when taking professional advice will help you make the right choice for your circumstances. Reviewing your options When a fixed-rate mor... Read more

Getting a 30 Year Mortgage Aged 40 Plus

Buyers once constrained by a shorter mortgage term as they approached their mid to late 40’s are now able to take on a mortgage. This is based on earned income, with a term that will take them into their mid 70’s. Late starters, career changers and divorcees in their mid to late 40’s were once restricted by maximum mortgage terms of between 15 and 20 years. Now for those wanting a long term ... Read more

Are you paying too much for your mortgage borrowing?

Are you paying too much and how would you know? Unless you've just moved house or remortgaged the chances are that like 1000's of others you don't know what interest rate you are paying for your mortgage. That's nothing to be embarrassed about but it is something to address. If you're uber savvy you'll be fully aware of the rate you are paying, if it's a fixed rate and when your rate finishe... Read more

FCA removing barriers to switching.

Mortgage customers who have previously been unable to switch mortgages despite being up-to-date with their payments (commonly known as mortgage prisoners), may now be able to find a cheaper deal after the The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today confirmed that it has removed barriers that stop some mortgage customers accessing these deals. The new rules allow lenders to use a different and m... Read more