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The Good and the Bad

With all the new regulations, new lending limits, new rules and guidance, new lenders and with a general increase in austerity it is no wonder that some borrowers are either becoming confused or overwhelmed.  There seems to be an increasing large sector of borrowers that seem so overwhelmed that they appear to be taking out very expensive mortgages for no apparent reason. Read more

Government on Side

Chief executive for Shelter said that the Mortgage Market Review will make borrowing safe again.  With the massive cuts made by the Government in the housing market over the last few years, we believe that he is going to have his hands quite full. Read more

Cash is King

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has reported that during January close to 40 per cent of buyers bought their home with cash and didn’t require a mortgage at all.  There seems to be a rise in the portion of home buyers who have begun to buy their homes in cold hard cash.  Read more

Mortgage Deals Reviewed

How do you decide between all the different mortgage deals out in the market at the moment to ensure that you are getting the best deal and the right deal for you? Read more

Even More Mortgage Deals Reviewed for the Best Buys

How do you decide between all the different mortgage deals out in the market at the moment to ensure that you are getting the best deal and the right deal for you? Read more

Interest Rates Maintained

Interest rates have been at an all time low of 0.5 per cent since March 2009 and it is generally accepted that rates will rise but the questions on everyone’s lips are when and by how much will it rise.  Read more

More Repossessions Expected as Market Declines

Banks have warned that they are expecting that the number of repossessions to increase because of continued issue within the economy and within personal budgets.  They have told home owners that they are “not confident” that might not be able to lower repossessions or affect arrears as they had done last year. Read more

The Alternative to the Bank

In our last article we revealed that Tesco’s was looking to diversify their banking portfolio even more and had begun steps to offer mortgages at competitive rates, to be “the sort of bank we all used to love”.  Read more

Bread Milk and a Mortgage Please

Tesco’s is looking to diversify their banking portfolio even more and offer mortgages at competitive rates and, they say that they want to be “the sort of bank we all used to love”.  While we all know that the banks are under significant reform and reprimand in some cases, can we really trust a supermarket to supply our specialist mortgage needs.  Further more, will there be a day where the supermarket is too bit to fail and we’re asked to dig deep to bail out our local 24 hour store? Read more

House Prices on the Rise

A survey report carried out in Scotland reported that house sales have begun to increase.  Whether you greet that with elation or desolation, the rise is tangible and further price increases are on their way. Read more

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