Should I take a mortgage payment holiday?

Posted by & filed under coronavirus, Finance, Lifestyle, Mortgage, Moving Experience, News Round.

During the last week, unsurprisingly, I have received calls from a number of clients asking about the ‘Mortgage Payment Holidays’ that are being offered as a way to ease financial pressure during the coming weeks and months. In this article I’m going to breakdown the key questions, and hopefully leave you with the information needed… Read more »

Your Property Purchase – A step by step guide for home buyers .. 3

Posted by & filed under Finance, First Time Buyer, House Hunting, Housing, Military Mortgage, Mortgage, Moving Experience, Property Purchase, Property Search, Uncategorized.

How does a good Mortgage Advisor know what to recommend? This is the third in my series of my ‘A step by step guide ..’ blogs, and therefore the logical next step if you have already read ‘A Step by Step Guide .. 1’ in which we looked at a pre-mortgage checklist, and also ‘A… Read more »

Your Property Purchase – A step by step guide for home buyers .. 2

Posted by & filed under First Time Buyer, House Hunting, Lifestyle, Military Mortgage, Mortgage, Moving Experience, Property Purchase, Property Search.

Why do you need a mortgage broker, and what will they do for you?? … Hopefully, you’ve read my previous post (A Step by Step Guide .. 1) and worked through your 10 step pre-mortgage checklist – If not, please take a quick step back – When your steps are completed, then we can move… Read more »

Grab your notepad and popcorn, number 3

Posted by & filed under Estate Agents, Finance, First Time Buyer, House Hunting, Lifestyle, Mortgage, Moving Experience, Property Purchase, Property Search.

Traditionally, as far as our website (and certainly the blog page) is concerned, I have always been very much a fan of the written word. However, to celebrate some films that we created towards the end of last year, and hopefully help to kick start your plans this year I decided to share them here…. Read more »

Grab your notepad and popcorn, number 2

Posted by & filed under Finance, First Time Buyer, House Hunting, Lifestyle, Mortgage, Moving Experience, Property Purchase.

Traditionally, as far as our website (and certainly the blog page) is concerned, I have always been very much a fan of the written word. However, to celebrate some films that we created towards the end of last year, and hopefully help to kick start your plans this year I decided to share them here…. Read more »

Grab your notepad and popcorn, number 1 …

Posted by & filed under Estate Agents, Finance, First Time Buyer, House Hunting, Lifestyle, Mortgage, Moving Experience, Property Purchase, Property Search.

Traditionally, as far as our website (and certainly the blog page) is concerned, I have always been very much a fan of the written word. However, to celebrate some films that we created towards the end of last year, and hopefully help to kick start your plans this year I decided to share them here…. Read more »

“You’re not like a normal advisor, you’re like a mate who knows this sort of stuff”.

Posted by & filed under Estate Agents, Finance, First Time Buyer, House Hunting, Life Insurance, Mortgage, Moving Experience, Property Purchase.

Every now and again somebody will say something to you, possibly as a passing comment that will really stick. That comment may even become your very own ‘Sliding Doors moment’, something that you refer back to, and a memory that impacts considerably upon decisions in the future. This is the story of one of mine…. Read more »

A house is only ever worth what someone is prepared to pay.

Posted by & filed under Estate Agents, First Time Buyer, House Hunting, Mortgage, Moving Experience, Property Purchase, Property Search, Uncategorized.

Following a recent meeting with some first time buyer clients, who are currently looking for a property, i received an e-mail from them. As I composed my reply, i thought that maybe my thoughts might be worth sharing with a wider audience. Here’s a slightly edited version of my reply, which obviously has names removed…. Read more »

Staying Out For The Summer, Playing Games In The Rain

Posted by & filed under Children's Critical Illness, Critical Illness, Family Income Benefit, Family Protection, House Hunting, Lifestyle, Mortgage, Moving Experience, News Round, Protection Insurance.

I really love this time of year. We’ve enjoyed the first few days of sunshine, watched as nature has sprung in to bloom, and the light is lasting longer. There’s a real sense of anticipation, and I’ve been looking at options, and making plans for the fun summer months. Just a few highlights that I’m… Read more »