This December, we saw remortgaging reaching its highest level in almost a decade, which suggests fewer homeowners are letting their loans default onto Standard Variable Rates when the initial term of the mortgage deal ends.
We need to start focusing on what really makes a difference to people, focusing on a frictionless journey to homeownership.
Bridging loan wise, there are almost no international lenders to meet the demand of these borrowers.
We’re happy that we’re playing our part.
There is plenty for landlords to ponder heading into 2019, as Andrew Turner, chief executive at specialist buy to let broker, Commercial Trust, explores.
Before I put down my pen for 2018, I’ll leave you with this thought.
And so the end of another year approaches, as ever surprising many of us in the process. But as we edge closer to the finish line tape of 2018, you sense next year could deliver no end of curveballs at best. And a black swan at worst.
What a mess! Most people provisioned for uncertainty, not many for huge internal political chaos, but that’s where we are.
A year of many highs and lows.
This is a great time for intermediaries to conduct client catch-ups and planning appointments in preparation for 2019, looking at income, life, family or home cover.