Mortgage-savvy millennials

When it comes to their mortgage, are younger people making better financial decisions than their older counterparts? The term ‘millennial generation’ applies to people born somewhere between 1980 and 2000, a 20-year span which also saw a huge rise in...

Could You Build Your Own Home?

Are you a budding Frank Lloyd Wright with ambitions to design and build a home to your exact specifications? If you’re choosing to build the property of your dreams and you have the knowledge and skills required, you could opt for the DIY route and take on as...

The value of mortgage advice

With so many mortgage lenders offering their products on the high street and online, it can be tempting to cut out the middleman and ‘go direct’. But when you’re making such an important financial commitment, the guidance you can get from a qualified...

Buy to Let Mortgage market changes

The UK’s Buy to Let market is in a state of flux, with an extra 3% Stamp Duty on the purchase of additional properties and changes to the way a landlord’s income is taxed. Landlords used to be able to deduct all finance costs from their rental income, with net profits...

The ninth largest lender

34% of first-time buyers relied on their parents for financial help, making the bank of mum and dad’, the equivalent of the UK’s ninth largest lender in 2017. If you’re trying to get on the housing ladder, you’ll know how hard it can be The average price...