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Bridging Loans And Business: A Real Alternative To Banks?

Bridging Loans For Business With the financial market constantly evolving, it is no surprise that new products and services like bridging loans are increasingly transforming the conventional wisdom surrounding funding new ventures and acquiring capital. As banks continue to tighten their belts, other institutions have stepped in to supply the demand in the market. Here […]

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We live in a price-conscious society where we are constantly bombarded by price comparison websites advertising on our Televisions to save money by shopping around. Two adverts that spring to mind in the UK are the opera singer who sings ‘’Go Compare!’’ out aloud and the Cheeky Sergei the Meerkat in the Russian Army from […]

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Negative Equity Mortgages Return After Twenty Years

Negative Equity Mortgages Return The return of negative equity mortgages has become widespread again due to the collapse in the housing market which happened due to the global downfall of the banking system. The last time we saw mortgaged property worth less than the amount borrowed to purchase them was back in the late eighties. […]

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Will the Buy-to-let market damage the housing market?

The Council of Mortgage Lenders has today published the latest figures showing that the Buy-to-let market had risen by 12% in the third quarter of 2010. Some 26,900 buy-to-let mortgages worth £2.8 billion were advanced during this period. There are currently around 1.29 million buy-to-let mortgages. Demand for buy-to-let mortgages is being  fuelled by the […]

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Explain My Credit Score So I understand

Explain My Credit Score Can someone explain my credit score to me? Just as the world is warming up, the credit climate has undergone a profound change since the recession took hold our money expert discovered. According to the latest Bank of England figures, around 1.6 million of us apply for some form of credit […]

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Mortgage update for Homeowners looking for better Mortgage deals

For every ten homes sold last month one was a remortgage. Until more mortgages arranged are remortgages each month I very doubt that property prices will drop any further. The reason for the house prices being unreasonably buoyant is due to the fact that for every ten houses sold only six new homes are coming […]

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How to get a green light for your next mortgage and not the mortgage blues

Getting a mortgage is going to be a lot tougher – particularly for people with a less-than-perfect credit history or anyone whose income has previously been self-certified. The money saving expert recently heard the account of a lady who had missed one credit card payment and a council tax payment in the last twelve months. […]

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Mortgage lenders to test borrower’s affordability for home loans

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has released their mortgage market review discussion paper and they have outlined their proposal for tougher regulations. It is evident that they will be more authoritarian and intrusive in the way they regulate the mortgage industry in future. The FSA want to control the industry as they believe the industry […]

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Buy-to-Let Landlords struggle to keep up mortgage repayments | Debt Help

As this recession tightens its grip on our economy many buy-to-let landlords have found themselves unable to sustain their mortgage commitments to repay their borrowings. The chief executive of the housing charity Shelter says that he is worried about the increase in the number of people seeking advice from his organisation.  Many landlords and tenants […]

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Tenants, Beware of Buy-to-Let landlords when renting

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has released figures this month that show a sharp rise in homes being repossessed. The figures show that 40,000 people lost their homes last year which is up from 26,200 in 2007. These figures also included buy-to-let repossessions from landlords with buy-to-let mortgages and landlords who are renting out […]

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UK Mortgage Market expected to be stagnant for three years

The Treasury Department has commissioned Sir James Crosby, the former chief executive of HBOS, owner of the Halifax and the Bank of Scotland to carry out a report on the mortgage market. His report suggests that he feels the mortgage market will be paralysed until 2010 as there will be a shortage of mortgage finance […]

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Estate Agents Average One House Sale a week!

As the current turmoil continues in the financial markets around the world let’s not forget the estate agents all over the country who have an abundance of properties on their books and very few customers knocking at their doors. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors will inform us later today that “less than one home per week is being […]

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