Many Landlords Set to Rebalance Portfolios

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

According to data collected by specialist lender Precise Mortgages for the second quarter of 2019, Houses of Multiple Occupation (“HMOs”) returned rental yields of approximately 6.3 per cent when compared to the market average for all buy to let property which was around 5.5 per cent. Although there may be many reasons that drive more […]

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Mortgage Brokers and the Impact of Brexit Uncertainty

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

According to a recent survey undertaken by Legal Marketing Services Ltd (“LMS”; a principal provider of conveyancing services to the housing industry), the current uncertainty surrounding Brexit and the prevailing UK economic climate is one of the main reasons why mortgage brokers have recorded a significant increase in the number of borrowers seeking professional advice […]

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Government urged to give the Buy to Let market some “breathing room”

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

According to a report released recently by the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA), entitled “Buy to Let at a crossroads”, the buy to let industry has had to absorb some significant regulatory and taxation changes in recent years.  Use a Specialist Buy to Let Mortgage Broker Given these complex changes, landlords may choose to utilise […]

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UK homeowners missing out on great mortgage advice

Sunday, June 30th, 2019

A recent survey conducted by Legal & General (“L&G”) has revealed that around 30% of borrowers who went direct to a lender for their mortgage didn’t know or perhaps did not fully understand how a professional mortgage adviser could help them with their search for a mortgage. Don’t Miss Out on a Better Deal In […]

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Second charge mortgages are now more popular than ever!

Monday, May 27th, 2019

According to recent figures released by the FLA (Finance & Leasing Association), the year-on-year comparison for second charge mortgage lending increased 31% by volume between March 2018 and March 2019, the highest growth rate for over 10 years. Here at Caboodle Finance, we believe that there are several factors which are likely to have significantly […]

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Mortgage terms of up to 40 years becoming more popular.

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

In recent years, some mortgage lenders have increased the term over which a mortgage can be taken to up to a maximum of 40 years, whilst others have also taken the decision to increase the maximum age by which a mortgage must be repaid. Lower monthly payments, but at a price… At first glance, it […]

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Can Buy to Let survive in the current market?

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

The latest UK Finance figures indicate there has been a year-on-year reduction across the board for buy to let lending. No matter which parameters you look at, be it the number of mortgages, the total amount of lending or even the number of new properties purchased as a buy to let property, all show a significant […]

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Mortgage jargon can be confusing to first-time buyers

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

When you consider the amount of the jargon used by some in the industry concerning mortgages, property and the related legal aspects of a purchase, it is, on reflection, not surprising that many first-time buyers then struggle to fully understand the process, and data recently released by mortgage lender Aldermore certainly seems to confirm this.  […]

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Second charge mortgages – an evolving market

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

It has become apparent in recent months that the second charge mortgage market is evolving in many different directions, particularly regarding lending on a buy-to-let property.  In our experience, an increasing number of existing landlords are using a second charge on their buy-to-let property in order to raise capital.  Raising capital on a buy to […]

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Standard Variable Rate Mortgages – Stick or Swap?

Monday, December 17th, 2018

Here at Caboodle Finance, we believe that as many UK mortgage borrowers are now paying interest at their lenders’ standard variable rate, the decision of whether to stick with that lender or switch to another is becoming ever more important. SVR at it’s highest level since 2009. Recent research by Moneyfacts has indicated that following […]

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