Author Archives: Mark Dyason

Mark in The Times about Help to Buy 2

Here is an article from the Times about Help to Buy 2 (the new Government back mortgage guarantee scheme). It essentially works as the HM Gov acting as a guarantor (in a limited capacity) for clients. Edinburgh Mortgage Advice in … Continue reading

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Why Nationwide’s large increase in profit is good news

Here is an article from the Daily Mail saying about Nationwide’s recent increase in profits and lending and Mark’s comments about why this is good news. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/markets/article-2507789/Nationwide-takes-fight-banks-profits-leap-155-mortgage-lending-soars-nearly-4billion-just-months.html

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Edinburgh Mortgage Advice in the news

Today, the Times has an article about the latest movements on rates in the mortgage market. Here we are adding our two-penneth http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/property/prices-investment/article3831370.ece (£) In essence what we say is that interest rates are so low that lenders are having to … Continue reading

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The Return of the First Time Buyer

This week the Council of Mortgage Lender’s latest data has confirmed what we have been seeing first hand, namely that this year the first time buyer has returned. The mix of stable house and auto loans prices, pent up demand … Continue reading

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Top 5 reasons to choose a 5 year Fixed Rate mortgage

Are you wondering whether to go for a 2, 3, 4 or 5 year fixed rate mortgage?  Over the past few months there have been some great headline rates on offer for short term deals – but are they really … Continue reading

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Press Coverage for Edinburgh Mortgage

Wow we have been busy recently, here are a couple of links for articles that Mark contributed to over the last few weeks and been featured in national press. In the Express and Mail about how mortgage debt is less … Continue reading

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House Prices are moving again

We are seeing a real move in house prices this spring, higher in London, Edinburgh and Aberdeen. The Express picked up on this and people’s expectation that they will rise further and here we are quoted on the front page. … Continue reading

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Mortgage rates reach record low

In recent months, some of the best mortgage rates I’ve ever seen have come onto the market. There’s no doubt that the Funding for Lending Scheme, the joint initiative of the Government and Bank of England to get lenders lending … Continue reading

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What mortgages are available? A few pointers

OK so you have decided to move/buy/remortgage, but like most people starting out don’t know if there are any lenders in the market able/willing to help and the scare stories in the press make it look like there is no-one … Continue reading

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Buy to Let with CCJ or Defaults – Good news

Good news for Landlords under the cosh. Precise mortgages have revamped their Buy to Let (BtL) range with a couple of exciting changes. On prime loans the loan to value is now up to 80% and that makes the number … Continue reading

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