Home interior specialists www.hillarys.co.uk have today launched a brand new, online tool ‘Can I afford to buy a house here?’ that calculates how much you would need to earn per hour to buy a house in each of the UK’s postcodes. The online tool include...
Cardiff-based the Business Mortgage Company Services (TBMC) has joined West One’s packager panel for specialist buy-to-let. West One said the shared expertise in the specialist buy-to-let market from the two firms means brokers will be even better serv...
Shawbrook Bank has today launched an innovative new Buy-to-Let portal, MyShawbrook Buy-to-Let, to its full panel of broker partners. The technology – the first of its kind in the specialist market – will revolutionise the Buy-to-Let mortgag...
LSL has announced a joint venture with Pollen Street Capital to establish Pivotal Growth, a vehicle seeking to become a leading national mortgage broker powered by market leading technology, first class regulatory compliance and exemplary customer serv...
Kooky, the new boutique BTR brand, has announced the launch of its Whetstone apartments; 39 two-bedroom homes within Taylor Wimpey’s Oakleigh Grove development in South Barnet, London. Following the acquisition of the units last year, Kooky has worked ...
A rising number of people are choosing to sell their homes to professional cash buyers for a quick sale, according to the latest figures from the National Association of Property Buyers (NAPB). Representing companies willing to offer an instant cash pu...
Online agent Housesimple has rebranded to Strike. The agent is currently based in Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and Sheffield, while the service is being expanded into Newcastle, Middlesbrough and Sunderland. The company is launching in the North of Eng...
Some 54% of over-55s are considering downsizing in the next two years, research from Audley Villages has found. A similar proportion (55%) say they decided to think about downsizing earlier so they can live in a home which is more suitable to their cha...
By Andy Foote, director of SevenCapital Over the years, the idea that there is a ‘prime’ time to enter the Buy-to-Let market has emerged. Characterised by the perfect combination of attractive interest rates and affordable – yet growing – p...
Disabled people and others receiving Support for Mortgage Interest (SMI) will now be able to transfer this support to their new property when moving home, rather than having to repay the loan and reapply, it has been announced. SMI is the help offered ...