Brexit concerns outweigh Covid-19 for those looking to retire abroad

“Almost half (46%) of over 50s who are planning on moving abroad when they retire are reconsidering where they might retire to due to Brexit, with a further 44% claiming the uncertainty is making them reconsider their plans altogether. When it comes to Covid-19 concerns, these figures are 39% and 37% respectively.” https://www.financialreporter.co.uk/later-life/brexit-concerns-outweigh-covid-19-for-those-looking-to-retire-abroad.html read more

£30m fund offered to create low-carbon heating infrastructure

The Scottish Low Carbon Heat Funding Invitation has made £30 million available to businesses and organisations for innovative solutions to heat buildings as part of a wider Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP). https://www.scottishhousingnews.com/article/30m-low-carbon-funding-to-encourage-renewable-heating read more

Is it hard to get a mortgage from a bank?

Planning to buy a home, or switch your existing mortgage? Prepare to answer a litany of questions, spend hours at the bank and endure forensic analysis of your daily spending habits. Even after jumping through all those hoops, success is not guaranteed, as there are now strict affordability rules that force lenders to ensure borrowers will be able to afford to pay their mortgage in the future. The main bulk of the current rules surrounding lending came into force in 2014 through the Mortgage Market Review, which read more

Oxford Economics state Its is going to be harder for BOE to justify future rate increases

This is a good article http://www.mortgagesolutions.co.uk/news/2018/08/03/harder-bank-england-justify-rate-rises-oxford-economics/?utm_source=customsell&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=msol-house-advert-second-send-0308-1533298246 Experts say that the Bank of England will have a hard time justifying future increases in the lending rate using the current economic condition.s read more

How to build a credit score without credit cards

I have just finished reading a article showing FTB's the ability to build a credit score without using credit cards that could help them buy a home. CHECK IT OUT https://www.telegraph.co.uk/personal-banking/mortgages/millennials-build-credit-rating-without-getting-credit-card/ It is good to see that you can elect to pay your rent through an app resulting in a positive credit score through Equifax. read more