House Prices Grew To Six Year High By End of 2020

Posted on 28 Jan 2021
House Prices Grew To Six Year High By End of 2020

Despite the UK being in the grip of the worst national disaster since World War II, house prices have continued to rise month on month to reach a six year high of 7.3% in December 2020, up from 6.5% in November, as confirmed by the latest Nationwide house price index.

This is 5.3% higher ... Read more...

Will UK House Prices Continue To Rise In 2021?

Posted on 30 Nov 2020
Will UK House Prices Continue To Rise In 2021?

House prices have been rising in recent months, but is this likely to continue and is it sustainable?

According to the UK House Price Index (HPI), house prices have risen by an average of 1.7% since August 2020.

There... Read more...

Could You Be Part Of Generation Buy?

Posted on 14 Oct 2020
Could You Be Part Of Generation Buy?

At the Conservative party conference on Tuesday 6 October, the Government heralded a new scheme to help buyers get on the property ladder during these times of increasing obstacles from lenders.

Is this news an exciting development for the lost generation of young would-be home owners... Read more...

Not All Mortgage Brokers Are Created Equal

Posted on 23 Sep 2020
Not All Mortgage Brokers Are Created Equal

The internet can be a minefield of information and advice and there’s certainly no exception when it comes to mortgages.

Just about every lender, finance or money-saving website offer mortgage affordability... Read more...

UK Sees Surge in Property Prices

Posted on 07 Sep 2020
UK Sees Surge in Property Prices

A Nationwide Building Society report at the beginning of September suggests that house prices are rising at their fastest pace in 16 years, as the market bounces back from... Read more...

Rishi Sunak Cuts Stamp Duty

Posted on 09 Jul 2020
Rishi Sunak Cuts Stamp Duty

Rishi Sunak has announced one of the biggest changes to the property market in recent years.

He has cut stamp duty on all properties up to £500,000 for anyone buying their main home, an... Read more...

England's Housing Market to Reopen

Posted on 13 May 2020
England's Housing Market to Reopen

After 7 weeks of lockdown in the UK and a halt on buying and selling properties, the UK housing market is set to reopen from today.

The government’s new regulations allow buyers ... Read more...

Are Special Purpose Vehicles a Tax Efficient Way to Buy Investment Property?

Posted on 05 May 2020
Are Special Purpose Vehicles a Tax Efficient Way to Buy Investment Property?

A SPV (Special Purpose Vehicle) is a type of limited company that is set up for a specific purpose.

The term SPV in the mortgage industry is the term for a limited company specifically set up to buy and rent properties.

In this article, we explore whether SPV's are a tax efficient... Read more...

Why You Need to Remortgage Now

Posted on 27 Mar 2020
Why You Need to Remortgage Now

A remortgage is simply when you take out a new mortgage on a property that you already own - either to replace your existing mortgage, or to borrow additional money against your property.

The main reason to remortgage is to save money.

As a mortgage is likely to be your biggest... Read more...

We're Sponsoring the GB Women's Sailing Team!

Posted on 11 Mar 2020
We're Sponsoring the GB Women's Sailing Team!

Mortgages For Yacht Crew (MFYC) are excited to announce that we are the proud new sponsors of a GB Women’s Sailing Team, who are hoping to compete in the Paris Olympics in 2024.

We will be sponsoring Megan Brickwood and Steph Orton in the 49er FX Class.

We recognised that they... Read more...