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Things You Should Know From Your Mortgage Broker

November 26, 2008 | Author: | Posted in Real Estate

You might be wondering why many homeowners are losing their house to foreclosure. Many reasons cause foreclosure. One is because they encountered financial trouble in their household. Many unforeseen situations can lead to this. One is lost of a family member. Another is medical bills. In addition, divorce can also cause this. Aside from financial …

Exclusive Real Time Mortgage Leads – Advantage Of Quality Leads For Your Mortgage Broker Company

November 24, 2008 | Author: | Posted in Finances

Having the edge when it comes to providing your Mortgage Broker Company with exclusive and quality real time mortgage leads will bring great success. The success will be for you, your company and the customers that you will acquire through effective data. Knowing information when it happens is important in making the right connection with …

5 Things You Should Ask Your Mortgage Broker

August 3, 2008 | Author: | Posted in Finances

There are a couple significant reasons behind the current crisis in our mortgage market. One is that mortgage brokers haven’t been giving borrowers enough information to make an informed decision. The bigger issue is that borrowers haven’t been asking the right questions! And how are they even supposed to know what to ask? School doesn’t …

Credit Crunch and Self-Certification Mortgages

June 20, 2008 | Author: | Posted in Finances

With the credit crunch forcing lenders to evaluate their loan books and reassess the types of products they offer it would appear sensible to anticipate the demise of the self-certification mortgage. However the market for self-certs remains buoyant as lenders have not tightened the reigns as much as expected and as much as they have …

All About Self-Employed Mortgages

June 20, 2008 | Author: | Posted in Finances

There are a growing number of people in our society who choose to work for themselves and are therefore regarded as self-employed. Such individuals may be required to apply for specialist self-employed mortgages when buying a home rather than traditional mortgages. This is because high street lenders typically regard such workers as high risk when …

Buy-to-Let Booms as Property Market Halts

June 17, 2008 | Author: | Posted in Finances

While the overall mortgage market has slowed in the wake of recent interest rate rises, buy-to-let mortgage lending has surged. This is a clear indication that buy-to-let property investing has returned to favour following a recent period of uncertainty. There are several reasons why the property investment market has picked up pace despite the steady …

Overview of Remortgages

June 17, 2008 | Author: | Posted in Finances

Remortgages comprise a significant and ever-growing proportion of the overall mortgage market. Property owners are always on the lookout for ways to save money, and with remortgages being relatively simple to organise, it has emerged as a popular method for helping home owners restructure their personal finances. Refinancing a home is an activity that is …

Lenders of Problem Remortgages

June 17, 2008 | Author: | Posted in Finances

There are a growing number of lenders who will consider applications for problem remortgages. This is an indication of the growth in the market for home loan applications from borrowers with non-standard credit histories and financial situations over the past few years. Such growth has largely been consumer driven. Problem remortgages are also known as …

What Are Non-Status Mortgages?

June 2, 2008 | Author: | Posted in Finances

Non-status mortgages are designed for people who either cannot prove their income or who suffer from adverse credit. “Non-status mortgages” is a term that is loosely used to describe all home loan products that are not standard high-street products. Non-status mortgages for self-employed workers are also known as “self-certification mortgages”. This category of home loan …

What To Expect With A Problem Remortgage

June 2, 2008 | Author: | Posted in Finances

If you are an existing home owner with an adverse credit history and you wish to remortgage your property, you may be required to apply for one of many specialist remortgage products. Because of your credit impairments you may be excluded from applying for standard high street home loans and will therefore need to shop …

Refinancing Buy-to-Let Mortgages

June 2, 2008 | Author: | Posted in Finances

Remortgages now comprise almost half of all mortgage business written in the UK. This is largely due to the mainstream residential mortgage market. Refinancing buy-to-let mortgages is not quite as popular. The majority of buy-to-let mortgages approved are made up of mortgages obtained on the properties at purchase. Buy-to-let remortgages consist of a much smaller …

Adverse Credit Mortgage Broker Fees

June 2, 2008 | Author: | Posted in Finances

Just because you suffer from adverse credit, it does not mean that you will automatically need to use the services of a mortgage broker who will charge a large fee when helping you apply for an adverse credit mortgage. Although the fees targeted at adverse credit mortgage applicants are normally high when compared to applicants …

The Expanding Market For Self-Certification Mortgages

June 2, 2008 | Author: | Posted in Finances

The market for self-certification mortgages is expanding rapidly along with the rest of the non-conforming lending market. This is mainly due to a rise in the number of self-employed people in the workforce. It is estimated that around one quarter of the workforce is now self-employed and the number is growing. Such individuals usually earn …

Buy-to-Let Repossessions

June 2, 2008 | Author: | Posted in Finances

With interest rates and household bills rising rapidly it is inevitable that property investors and owner-occupiers will begin to struggle financially. One key indicator that the affordability of property is in decline is the rate of repossessions. As the rate increases analysts usually conclude that the mortgagors en masse are struggling to keep up with …

Pushing The Boundaries Of Buy-To-Let Mortgages

May 17, 2008 | Author: | Posted in Finances

Traditionally, buy-to-let properties were purchased by financially astute individuals or professional landlords with more than just a few properties in their portfolios by using a combination of cash and funds from buy-to-let mortgages. However, as the popularity of buy-to-let property investing has increased, more and more people are using it as an investment vehicle to …

Buy-to-Let Investing Still Pays

May 17, 2008 | Author: | Posted in Finances

As the property market boom continues to become a mere memory, lenders have begun to tighten the criteria on buy-to-let mortgages for new-build properties. This is because the lenders are regarding premium priced new-build property as a riskier asset to lend on when compared to older property. This is particularly the case for city centre …

Buy-to-Let Mortgages Overview

May 15, 2008 | Author: | Posted in Finances

Buy-to-Let mortgages are specialised products designed for situations in which residential property is purchased with the intention of letting it out. While many people may think they buy-to-let mortgages are a type of residential mortgage, they are in fact viewed by the Financial Services Authority as commercial mortgages. In this way they are similar to …