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Overseas treatment covered

Overseas treatment covered

I recently read another status update on Facebook from a person that was trying to raise money. It was to…
Contractor mortgages

Contractor mortgages

Contractor mortgages – it’s a common misconception that it’s hard to get a mortgage for a contractor. As we see…
Our 1930s Fixer Upper - remortgaging for home improvements

Our 1930s Fixer Upper - remortgaging for home improvements

As you’ve no doubt noticed from my previous blog posts, I never mention any of my clients by name. However,…
Self Employed Mortgages - using limited company profit for affordability

Self Employed Mortgages - using limited company profit for affordability

I work with a large number of self employed clients. I often hear from new clients that they believe it…
Commercial Finance Deal Rescued Thanks To Specialist Life Insurance For Type 2 Diabetics

Commercial Finance Deal Rescued Thanks To Specialist Life Insurance For Type 2 Diabetics

A large part of the work I do on a day to day basis is supporting commercial finance deals by…
Step by step guide to buying your first home

Step by step guide to buying your first home

For many first time buyers, buying your first house can be quite a daunting thought. That’s why I’ve put together…
Poor Credit - First Time Buyers

Poor Credit - First Time Buyers

They had been declined previously but we made the magic happen Recently I’ve helped a number of first time buyers…
Credit Card Debt - A Slippery Slope

Credit Card Debt - A Slippery Slope

Credit cards can be a very helpful source of credit when managed correctly. They are also a unique kind of…
Buy To Let Deal - Happy Client!

Buy To Let Deal - Happy Client!

One of the biggest obstacles with buy to let mortgages now days is rental ‘stress testing’. Most lenders carry use…
Income protection - do you know your company's sick pay policy?

Income protection - do you know your company's sick pay policy?

I’m seeing more and more clients that don’t know what their sick pay arrangements are with the company they work…
Debt consolidation

Debt consolidation

Just completed a nice case. My client is a single parent with 2 children. She contacted me to discuss the…
Residential remortgage for business purpose

Residential remortgage for business purpose

Case Study from June – residential remortgage for business purpose -raising additional funds to be used for commercial use. I…
Complex Mortgage - I Love Them!

Complex Mortgage - I Love Them!

Recently I’ve completed a number of complex mortgage cases. Typically the client may have have previously been told that they…