7 Top Tips on Buying a New Build

Posted on 28 Jan 2020
7 Top Tips on Buying a New Build

With so much regeneration going on in the Northern cities like Nottingham, Liverpool, Birmingham and Manchester, we are seeing an increase in the demand for buy-to-let mortgage applications for these new builds, and in particular for new build flats.

Whilst these developments often... Read more...

What Can a Specialist Seafarer Mortgage Advisor Do For You?

Posted on 13 Jan 2020
What Can a Specialist Seafarer Mortgage Advisor Do For You?

One of the most common questions asked by our clients is 'why should I use you?'

Our answer to this question is always the same...

Because of our specialist knowledge of the industry we can significantly increase your chances of being accepted for a mortgage, first time... Read more...

Will House Prices Surge Following The Tories’ Election Win?

Posted on 18 Dec 2019
Will House Prices Surge Following The Tories’ Election Win?

The UK housing market can expect an increase in sales and rental activity across Britain after Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party secured a resounding victory in the... Read more...

Why Has The Value Of The Pound Jumped?

Posted on 09 Dec 2019
Why Has The Value Of The Pound Jumped?

Why has the value of the Pound jumped and how does this affect you purchasing property?

The pound has now reached a 7-month high against the dollar and ... Read more...

Changes to Tax Relief for Property Landlords

Posted on 04 Dec 2019
Changes to Tax Relief for Property Landlords

Originally announced in the 2015 budget, tax relief which landlords receive on finance costs i.e mortgage interest payments, loans, and overdrafts used to finance property or furnishings* etc, on property which they rent out will be restricted to the basic rate of tax, currently at... Read more...

How Will the Election Result Affect the UK Housing Market

Posted on 26 Nov 2019
How Will the Election Result Affect the UK Housing Market

With the uncertainty relating to the property market fuelled by Brexit looming and perpetuated by the announcement of a general election, we are finding more and... Read more...

How Important is a Mortgage in Principle?

Posted on 08 Oct 2019
How Important is a Mortgage in Principle?

Many clients are unsure of the meaning and importance of obtaining a mortgage in principle (also known as a decision in principle) from a lender before putting in an offer on a property.

Whilst some agents may put forward your offer without one in place, the majority will not even... Read more...

Why Should I Remortgage?

Posted on 07 Oct 2019
Why Should I Remortgage?

The New Year is a great time to think about re-mortgaging. Now is the time lenders provide the best rates!

In this article, we explore the various reasons why yacht crew should consider remortgaging their investment properties.

With the U.K. imminently due to Read more...

Brexit - Pandora’s Box or Land Of Opportunity?

Posted on 01 Oct 2019
Brexit - Pandora’s Box or Land Of Opportunity?

What is the Real Impact of Brexit on the Housing Market, and how can you benefit as a Seafarer?

Brexit has proved to be the original Pandora’s Box.

Unfortunately once the lid was lifted... Read more...

Seafarer Mortgage Applications FAQs

Posted on 22 Aug 2019
Seafarer Mortgage Applications FAQs

There seems to be a lot of uncertainty surrounding the application process and eligibility of seafarer’s obtaining a mortgage in the UK.

Many clients contact us saying they have tried everywhere but to no avail, or many have got a decision in principles only to then get declined upon... Read more...