Outside of the moral obligations for preventing money laundering, brokers need to ensure they are doing their due diligence to avoid getting blacklisted by lenders.
Purchasing a holiday let in a prime holiday location, whether established or up and coming, is a strong option for maximising returns and is creating increased demand for specialist holiday let mortgages.
The sad reality of the last year is that an awful lot of people have had to take on a host of different forms of credit to get by.
House prices in the UK have reached new record highs, as the “race for space” and buyer demand, caused by the pandemic, outstrips the number of available properties on the market.
Do you remember this book from the 90’s? It was all the rage for a few years and was seen as the definitive relationship guide for men and women, certainly everyone I knew purchased a copy.
If the past is a foreign country, then what does that make the future? A distant planet never to be visited?
I joined HTB back in March 2020 just before the first lockdown and, to be honest, this sometimes feels like yesterday and at other times feels like a decade ago.
While most sectors have spent the past 18 months grappling with a succession of lockdowns and other pandemic-related restrictions, the housing market has remained very much open.
The debate surrounding diversity within the financial services sector, or lack thereof, has been raging for some time.
We are now over four years on from the Grenfell Tower disaster which took the lives of 72 people and brought to light just how dangerous, and susceptible to fire, some of the cladding was (and is) on hundreds of buildings all across the country.