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Mortgage news!

26 April 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of the key changes and announcements in the mortgage market for this week. Gross Mortgage Lending increased in March this year by 19% from Feb 2017, and the sum of £21.4bn was lent in March. On a year to year basis, this was l

What does Article 50 & the start of Brexit mean to Property?

30 March 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

What impact will the triggering of Article 50, and the start of formal Brexit negotiations, have on the property market? The FT has reported that Google searches ‘How will Brexit affect the property market’ have outranked other post-Brexi

Mortgage news!

02 March 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of the key changes and announcements in the mortgage market for this week. Gross Mortgage Lending for January hit its highest level since 2008. Data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders confirmed £18,9bn lent, which was an inc

Mortgage News from I Am The Agent HQ

07 February 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of the key changes and announcements in the mortgage market for this week. · Santander have softened its policy on interest only lending to help the older client. The bank will now lend to clients up to the age of 70, so this

How Brexit might affect homeowners

21 March 2016  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

I Am the Agent the UK’s leading online estate agent is very pleased to have the opportunity to share the views of Paula Higgins, the founder and Chief Executive of the Home Owners Alliance, on the vexing question of what Brexit might mean for B

Mortgage deals: how to get the best rate and avoid high fees

24 November 2015  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

Cheap rates may look good value, but borrowers searching for the best deal should watch out for eight key fees that could eat into savings... Remortgaging has surged as borrowers seek to take advantage of low fixed rates that offer interest savings r

Mortgage News!

31 March 2015  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of the key changes and announcements in the mortgage market for this week: The annual rate of inflation is now at zero. The Consumer Price Index fell from 0.3% in January to its current level. The Bank of England targets inflation a

Mortgage News!

09 January 2015  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of the key changes and announcements in the mortgage market for this week. ·UK House price growth is at its lowest level for a year with a month on month increase for December of 0.2%. Across the UK, December marks the fourth

Stamp Duty Reforms on UK Residential Property Purchases

03 December 2014  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

Good news for home buyers:The chancellor’s autumn statement included a surprise reform of the stamp duty system. From midnight anyone buying a property in the UK will face a new set of rules. Mr Osborne claims that 98% of purchasers will see a

Mortgage News

19 August 2014  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of the key changes and announcements in the mortgage market for this week. Halifax is the latest lender to announce reductions in its rates. With 10% deposit, Halifax are now offering a more competitive 4.39%. As a lender, Halifax d