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Weak Pound Drives Expat Buy To Let Demand In UK

Expat property investors are taking advantage of the persistent low value of the Pound to snap up buy to let homes in the UK. The...

Buy To Let Lenders Crack Down On Tax Avoidance

Buy to let mortgage lenders are declining loans for landlords they suspect of avoiding tax, a leading lender has revealed. Paragon, a specialist property investment...

65 And Don’t Have The Cash To Repay The Mortgage?

Many homeowners are worried about what happens when they reach retirement and don’t have the money to pay off their mortgage. Mortgage payers with interest-only...

New Fixed Rate Mortgages For Expat Borrowers

Offshore bank Skipton International has launched a new range of mortgages for British expats. The Guernsey-based bank is offering two new fixed rates to expats. For...

Mortgage Borrowers Turn To Pensions To Clear The Debt

Around a third of homeowners over 50 years old approaching retirement expect to have to dig into their pension savings to pay off their...

Cyprus Home Buyers Trapped By Bank Legal Action

A rear-guard action by banks in Cyprus clinging to the hope that scammed property buyers may pay some cash is impacting on thousands of...

Fuzzy Mortgage Clause Triggers £3.5 Billion Cash Bonanza

Expats and second home owners in Spain can look forward to a massive cash bonanza from the banks. A court has ruled that the banks...

Over 55s Rush To Cash In On The Value Of Their...

Pensions are rushing to release cash from the value of their homes at the fastest rate ever, according to industry experts. Homeowners are taking £6.8...

Expats Best Placed to Pay off Mortgages Early

Having the ability to pay off a mortgage early can be something of a pipe dream for many.  After all, this is probably the...

Bank Pulls Plug On Mortgages For Expats

A leading bank is pulling mortgages for expats and other borrowers from outside the UK. Royal Bank of Scotland, which owns NatWest, has announced that...

How to Get the Best Expat Mortgage Rates

As expats and overseas buyers continue to pile into UK property, predominantly due to low interest rates, the strong UK property market outlook and...

Continued Surge in Demand for Expat Mortgages, Reports Broker

Expat mortgage specialists deVere Mortgages has reported “a continuing surge” in demand for mortgage advice from overseas-based clients looking to buy property in the UK. Managing Director,...

Expats Running Out Of Time To Start Mortgage Claims

Expats in Cyprus caught up in the Swiss Franc mortgage scandal are running out of time to trigger a legal challenge against their lenders. A...

New Mortgage Rules May Curb Expat Borrowing

An overlooked clause in the new European Union Mortgage Credit Directive could see thousands of expats barred from taking out a home loan. While lenders...

Poverty Line Pensioners Won’t Cash In Their Homes

A third of over 65s survive on an income of less than the minimum wage but are unwilling to unlock equity in their homes...

Should You Pay Your Mortgage Off With Pension Cash?

Living with debt is not ideal for anyone – especially those approaching or already in retirement. According to research by financial firm partnership, around 610,000...

Equity Release For The Elderly Is Booming

Pensioners are treating their homes like cash points by withdrawing more than £4 million a day from equity release companies. Almost 5,500 pensioners took £385...

Breaking Up Is Expensive As Well As Hard To Do

Breaking up is hard enough to do for couples living together without arguing about who owns the belongings and who is responsible for paying...

Home Repossession Threat Lifted For Cyprus Expats

Expat homeowners in Cyprus saw MPs vote for a ban on repossessing their properties won by the narrowest of margins in Parliament. The new law...

Taking A Financial Gamble Is Risky For Homeowners

Gambling on financial matters over which you have no control often looks a good idea at the time but can go wrong with a...