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How to Approach Getting a Self Employed Mortgage

National Labour Market figures from the Office of National Statistics show that one in seven of the UK’s working population is self employed. Despite the self employed making a sizeable proportion of the population, many of this group who are looking for a self employed mortgage will have probably encountered difficulties or complexity in trying one of these. New research from Ipswich Building Society has

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Still paying off the mortgage at over 60

Nearly 40% of homeowners will be older than they had originally planned by the time they pay off their mortgage according to new Equifax research –

London, June 2014 – New YouGov research* commissioned by online credit information provider, Equifax, has revealed the latest outlook of current homeowners who have a mortgage, with over a third (36%) expecting to be older than they had originally

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Over Half of British Homeowners Expect Increase In Mortgage Rates

New research from reveals that homeowners now better understand the affordability insight that lenders are looking for when they review mortgage applications.’

The Bank of England announced its new stress tests beginning in May to test the interest rate that it will assign for mortgage lenders in 2014. At the same time, leading online credit checking provider Equifax announced that most homeowners are already prepping

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Halifax predicts house price rise of £13,500 in the next year

The biggest mortgage lender in Britain predicts that house prices are likely to increase this year by an average of £13,500. This forecast is only after the bank recorded an increase in the house prices last year you by an average of £10,000. According to the Halifax, an increase in the values by 8% in the next year will make the average UK home to

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David Cameron claims the Help to Buy Scheme has got 6000 people on the property ladder

David Cameron stated that the Help to Buy scheme created by the Government to help first time home owners qualify for a loan has already helped over 6,000 people buy a home. He also said that the Government has helped prompt £1bn of new home loans due to the scheme. The programme has only been in place for the past three months but since its

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Ask a lender for the best mortgage instead of taking what you are offered

There is an old saying that sometimes the only way to get the best things that life has to offer is to ask for them. It seems that mortgage borrowing might belong in this group, since the only way to get some of the best mortgage deals is to actually ask a lender what they can do for you. A study conducted by the Guardian

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Mortgage lenders look for ways out of agreements made with customers

Many mortgage lenders are talking to the regulator about how they can make changes to deals that have already been entered into with customers. Some of the changes that they are concerned about include how much they can charge customers that are currently on their own SVR or standard variable rate. Lenders usually can change an SVR at will even if the base rate set

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Growing confidence in UK housing market sees prices rise for 9th month running

Confidence in the housing market is increasing along with the prices for real estate, as witnessed by the hike of 0.5% this month, its ninth consecutive rise. According to Hometrack , the property analyst, homes across Wales and England were now showing a 3.1% increase in value when compared to those existing a year ago.

The value of the property for the previous month alone showed

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Property market on the up in Leeds

Rising Property prices in Leeds have prompted a leading property expert to advise many people to invest in property within the area. The managing director of Lynchpin Ltd, Ian Summersgill is of the opinion that there is increased housing market activity of late.

His argument is based on the fact that there has been increased number of “SOLD” signs in every housing locality. He has also

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Cash buyers doing their bit in improving the housing market

Cash buyers are very important persons as far as estate agents are concerned and they have played a major role in the improvement in the housing market. The number of cash buyers is increased rapidly in 2013. Due to the continuing global cash crisis many financial institutes are still reluctant to invest in property via mortgages, this the cash buyer is someone very special.

If we

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