Mortgage

Guides, tips, news and opinions from Fordyce & Playle. None of the information here constitutes as advice and is to be used as a friendly blog, for full advice on any topic covered please discuss fully with your Financial Adviser.

We have gone through the key facts and considerations you need to be aware of if you have buy-to-let properties or are considering making an investment into buy-to-lets.

Posted on: 4th Nov 2016 | Read more

Do you wish to get on to the property ladder but struggling to stack it up financially?.. Shared Ownership could be the answer.

Posted on: 25th Oct 2016 | Read more

First-time buyer lending rose 23 per cent year-on-year to £4.3bn in May 2016, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

Posted on: 13th Jul 2016 | Read more

Mortgage rates are continuing to creep downwards, as the City bets on a cut in interest rates next week.

Posted on: 7th Jul 2016 | Read more

As of 1 April, 2016 you have to fork out an extra 3% in Stamp Duty if you are buying an additional home. Find out how the new tax loading works with Zoopla’s Q&A.

Posted on: 17th May 2016 | Read more

The easiest way to prove self-employed income to a mortgage lender is to provide SA302 Tax Calculations and Tax Year Overviews. Here’s how to get them…

Posted on: 13th May 2016 | Read more

In the 2015 Summer Budget and Autumn Statement, the Chancellor introduced several changes that will affect anyone buying or owning a buy-to-let property in the UK.

Posted on: 8th Mar 2016 | Read more

Buy-to-let landlords are set to be hit with new costs from April when a controversial extra 3 per cent stamp duty charge is introduced.

Posted on: 7th Mar 2016 | Read more

We have asked our mortgage team to put together a handy guide to help explain
what to look out for with this specialist type of investment.

Posted on: 29th Oct 2015 | Read more

These are 10 of the most common ‘myths’ associated with equity release. You’ve probably heard several of them yourself…

Posted on: 27th Oct 2015 | Read more