Monthly Archives: April 2021

Guide: 10 things that could increase the value of your property

Talking about homes and property values is something of a pastime in the UK. Property is probably among one of the largest assets we own, so it’s not surprising that we want the value to go up.

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Could negative interest rates save you money on your mortgage?

Interest rates in the UK have been low for a while, with the Bank of England (BoE) cutting the base rate to 0.1% last March in a pre-emptive response to the coronavirus pandemic. However, the central bank has now indicated … Continue reading

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Self-employed mortgages may now be more affordable

Over the past year, many self-employed workers have found it tough to get the mortgage they need. If you run your own business or are a sole trader, you may have found yourself essentially locked out of the mortgage market, … Continue reading

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What are 95% loan-to-value mortgages and how could they help you?

One of the most notable announcements from the chancellor’s spring Budget was the news that the government would be reintroducing government-backed, 95% loan-to-value (LTV) mortgages. Helping people get onto the property ladder was a key part of this government’s manifesto, … Continue reading

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