FEATURED NEWS

First-time buyer app Huuti to launch

September 23, 2017

People who want to purchase property will set a plan of what they want to buy and when – and then the app can set savings targets.

Clydesdale Bank refreshes fixed range

September 22, 2017

Also available is a 5-year fix at 2.04% to 60% LTV with no arrangement fee.


News

Typical problems encountered when investing in an overseas rental property

September 22, 2017

The opportunity looks enticing, but when considering purchasing a property outside of your homecountry, beware of the pitfalls which could cause concern in the future.

PMS to help advisers create their own websites

September 22, 2017

Advisers can choose from a range of layouts and have customisable branding, as well as comparison tools like calculators.

Scotland house price growth reaches 4.7%

September 22, 2017

This represented a rise from 4.4% in June, as unemployment is currently at a 42-year low north of the border.

Lloyds offers £1,000 incentive to remortgagors from other lenders

September 21, 2017

This will apply to customer applying before 12 November and customers will see a mortgage and protection adviser to help the switch.

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First Complete & Pink adds Scottish Building Society to panel

September 21, 2017

Advisers in Scotland with First Complete and Pink can now use the building society’s products, which include guarantor mortgages, interest-only (maximum LTV of 75%), self-build, foreign currency lending and loans for older borrowers up to the age of 85.

Online mortgage broker Dwell raises $1.2m, rebrands to Burrow

September 21, 2017

"We continue to develop our understanding of what people want when applying for a mortgage."

Shared ownership week raises awareness

September 21, 2017

The opportunities it brings for social mobility and flexibility in an increasingly rigid and exclusive housing market are endless.

Paragon Mortgages switches to Paragon Bank

September 21, 2017

"An important milestone and a positive development for our customers and intermediaries."

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Blogs

Simon Conn

Typical problems encountered when investing in an overseas rental property

The opportunity looks enticing, but when considering purchasing a property outside of your homecountry, beware of the pitfalls which could cause concern in the future.

Hugh Wade-Jones

The future of the Monaco mortgage and property market

Property in Monaco is desirable, but the mortgage market can be challenging.

Tony Ward

In danger of losing credibility

For what it’s worth, I would still like to see higher wage growth and stronger resilient economic growth before a rise in rates. Brexit remains a concern.

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Mortgage Introducer

Q&A with Martin Stewart of The Adviser Alliance

I don’t see enough collaboration between broker and lender, broker and regulator, regulator and client, each entity failing in turn to understand the position and motivation of the other.

Mark Dryden

Welcome to the Age of Consent and how you’ll deal with customers post-GDPR

Mary Dryden is business development director at 360Dotnet The exception of surprise birthday parties, we shouldn’t do something on behalf of or to an individual…

Mortgage Introducer

The mother of invention is called panic, not necessity

In 2018 the challenger banks will be one year older, potentially better capitalised and more fleeter-footed than the Big Six lenders to react to the ever-shifting political plates.

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