Do you have a repayment plan for your mortgage in place?

Thousands of people with interest-only mortgages expiring this year do not have a repayment plan - putting their homes at serious risk of repossession. An estimated 81,400 mortgages will come to an end in 2019, totalling around £9.2bn in value, according to the Financial Conduct Authority. A further 82,100 mortgages worth £9.7bn will mature in [...]

By |2019-05-13T08:09:00+00:00May 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reviewing your mortgage deal could save you money

On Thursday 2 August 2018 the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) raised interest rates by 0.25 from 0.50% to 0.75%. It’s important to regularly review your mortgage, as it can often make sense to transfer to a new deal - or even a different lender. Your decision to transfer will of course depend [...]

By |2019-05-03T11:00:40+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Brexit – Is This Really Going To Affect The Property Market?

It’s hard to believe that it was nearly a year and half ago since the UK voted to leave the EU! The Brexit vote on the 23rd June 2016 divided the nation. So, whilst the Government muddle their way through finding the best deal for Britain, we wondered how Brexit would affect the property industry. [...]

By |2017-11-13T19:35:46+00:00November 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to choose a good conveyancer

Conveyancing is an important part of the home buying process, and it’s important to note it’s required when both buying and selling a property. So what should you consider when choosing a property solicitor to carry out your conveyancing? It’s important to use a qualified property solicitor who’ll be able to take care of a [...]

By |2017-10-09T12:04:52+00:00October 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Should contact sports be banned for children?

It’s easy for me to sit here and as an expectant mother who plays Rugby Union for a local team, saying I’m 100% in support for contact sports in Schools. Maybe I’ll feel differently when our little son or daughter is here, but for now, I do feel that sports of any kind in school [...]

By |2017-09-13T12:22:11+00:00September 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The ‘Buy to Let’ sector is changing. Are you ready?

I work with a number of Estate and Letting Agencies across the country and I can’t think of a single one who isn’t concerned about the impact of changes to the ‘Buy to Let’ market on their business. Not only are people facing a 3% Stamp Duty on the purchase of additional properties but we [...]

By |2017-09-13T12:20:39+00:00September 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment