Have The Banks Changed Since The Meltdown?

Lord Adair Turner tells policymakers to be radical in their thinking. He analyses the current financial climate and the danger of returning to the dark days of the economic meltdown of 2008. Although a little short on detail, his speech hits the right notes in terms of discussing what exactly has happened and where we… Continue reading Have The Banks Changed Since The Meltdown?

Housebuilding And The Election

This blog was first published back in 2017, but with an election looking likely now, it is still as relevant as ever. Housebuilding And The Election is often on the agenda. Housebuilding is a big topic in the upcoming general election. The Labour Party have promised a million homes over the course of the next… Continue reading Housebuilding And The Election

Know Your Finances When Selling A Home

Do you know where in the process I would recommend seeking financial advice or mortgage advice?┬áThe whole process may depend upon having all the knowledge and information to hand from the outset. You should know your finances from the very start. Don’t leave yourself in the dark. It will affect all the following decisions and… Continue reading Know Your Finances When Selling A Home

Rejected Home Insurance Claim? Stop It At Source

There’s an article on the BBC website today related to home insurance. It highlights the shocking fact that around 20% of home insurance claims are rejected. To put this into contrast, only around 1% of car insurance claims are rejected. It makes me think about why they have been rejected and where this fits in… Continue reading Rejected Home Insurance Claim? Stop It At Source

The 5 Things Every Home Buyer Needs To Know NOW

When you are buying ┬áhome, especially for the first time, you are surrounded by information and advice. It is a really daunting time and you sometimes just don’t know which way to turn. Here are the Things Every Home Buyer Needs To Know before doing anything about buying a home. Buying a home is full… Continue reading The 5 Things Every Home Buyer Needs To Know NOW

Top 4 Homebuying Professionals You Must Seek Out

If you are looking to buy a home then you can’t do it all on your own. There are homebuying professionals that will help smooth the way. They do this day in, day out. You can rely on their expertise. Mortgage adviser The vast majority of homes are bought with a mortgage. I suspect that… Continue reading Top 4 Homebuying Professionals You Must Seek Out

Your 3 Choices On Who To Help You With Your Mortgage

When you are looking to get a mortgage it really helps to use a professional to guide you through your options. You want someone who has experienced it all before to let you know how to get the most from the process. In the UK you really have three options on who will guide you… Continue reading Your 3 Choices On Who To Help You With Your Mortgage

What Do Interest Rate Rises Mean For My Home Sale?

Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England has often hinted that interest rate rises will happen at some stage of the future. The global economic situation means that inflation is less likely to rise. And interest rate rises are less likely to be needed. So, what do interest rate rises mean for my… Continue reading What Do Interest Rate Rises Mean For My Home Sale?