• Mortgages for older borrowers

    Mortgages for older borrowers

    If you are retired, close to retirement, or even if you want a mortgage whose term will end after you retire, then you may find that your borrowing options are somewhat limited. However, do not give up just because the high street lenders seem unwilling to help.

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  • Money Market News

    Money Market News

    Rates as at 25th June 2015: Bank of England Bank Rate: 0.50%, 3 month LIBOR: 0.58%, 2 Year Swap: 1.21%, 5 Year Swap: 1.85%, £1 = 1:57 USD, £1 = 1.41 EUR

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  • How to pay off your Interest Only mortgage

    How to pay off your Interest Only mortgage

    The introduction of new rules for the mortgage market in April 2014 (as part of the Government’s Mortgage Market Review) have meant that, although the UK economy has recovered from its depression of 2008 – 2014, lenders are now unwilling to offer mortgages on an Interest Only basis to many customers.

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  • Mortgages for unusual properties

    Mortgages for unusual properties

    Are you thinking of buying, renovating or converting (or do you already own) an unusual property? Did you know that you are more likely to be approved for a mortgage in today’s market than at any time since the credit crisis of 2008?

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  • National Open House Day, Saturday 13th June

    National Open House Day, Saturday 13th June

    If you are considering moving this year, we would like to draw your attention to a great event this weekend. It’s run by Strutt & Parker, one of the largest and most successful independent property partnerships in the UK.

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  • Self-employed mortgages; good availability, but lenders’ criteria vary widely

    Self-employed mortgages; good availability, but lenders’ criteria vary widely

    The number of people in the UK who are self-employed is at its highest level for 40 years, according to the Office for National Statistics. But while self-employment brings more freedom, it also causes more problems if you want to buy a property. If you’re self-employed it can be harder to get a mortgage as you are less likely to have a regular monthly income than if you were employed.

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  • Sunshine in Yorkshire

    Sunshine in Yorkshire

    The Private Finance Cycling Team has just returned from taking part in the second running of the Carter Jonas Yorkshire Pedalthon on 8th May. This year’s conditions were considerably better than last year’s, but it was still a challenging 70 mile route!

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© Private Finance Limited, 2015. Private Finance provides independent mortgage advice and arranges individual mortgage solutions for clients. Private Finance is a trading style of Private Finance Ltd, 21 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3HH, registered in England no. 3855776 and Private Finance Associates LLP (PFA LLP) of the same address, registered in England no. OC357301. PFA LLP is an Appointed Representative of Private Finance Ltd. Charges are based on the loan amount and the complexity of your needs and circumstances. Our maximum fee is 1% however typically our average fee has been 0.28%, i.e. £980 on a loan of £350,000. Private Finance Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA registration number 310566).

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