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Get the best out of your Buy To Let mortgage

Many fixed mortgage deals will be approaching the end of their term this October, so it’s a good idea to review your buy-to-let mortgage. With interest rates still at low levels and demand for rental properties increasing around the country, investing in a buy-to-let...

Understanding Buy To Let

The Buy to Let strategy allows onward movers to convert their old home into an investment property instead of selling it.  This can be an interesting option.  Like all investment decisions, however, it does need to be assessed carefully. The basics of let to buy There...

New Year (Some) New Rules

While the calendar year is already a third of the way through, the financial year is just beginning. As with most financial years, some key points stay the same (or at least much the same) while some change. With that in mind, here’s a quick rundown of the...

Understanding Help to Buy Equity Loan

The original Help to Buy Equity Loan scheme is being phased out and replaced by a successor. This is very similar to the original but has some important differences. Here is a quick guide to what you need to know. First-time buyers can get a 20% interest-free equity...

Where Now For Mortgages?

The Stamp Duty holiday appears to have stimulated the housing market. It is, however, only of benefit to people who can afford to buy. For many people, their ability to buy depends on their ability to get a mortgage. Right now, however, that is a major challenge for a...

Get mortgage fit for 2021

Estimates suggest that well over one million borrowers have lapsed onto their lender’s default standard variable rate (SVR). Has this happened to you? If so, now could be the perfect time to consider a remortgage, to get your finances in good shape for the year ahead....