Month: April 2021

Buy to let remortgage surge expected?

By Jeff Knight

Many pundits are predicting a surge in remortgage applications from buy to let landlords. This is because, in early 2016 there was a change to Stamp Duty which saw a final rush amongst landlords to buy new properties before the new rules hit their pockets.   Has much changed in 5 years in the buy…

Should I Stay or Should I Go Now

By Jeff Knight

I saw a worrying report by TSB very recently. This is the bank that once would say “yes” and now say they can help people make life more. I am not sure what that means, but their survey was interesting. It claims that a whopping 9 in 10 people but now say that they had not considered…

Market Outlook

By Jeff Knight

There are certain years I remember in my life: The Silver Jubilee of 1977 as a very young boy, the Stock Market Crash and the hurricane of 1987, the financial crisis of 2008 and 2012 Olympics. And of course, how can we ever forget 2020.The mortgage market experienced a bit of famine in the first…