MORTGAGE LENDING CONTINUES TO SOAR

MORTGAGE LENDING CONTINUES TO SOAR

Mortgage lending has soared to record levels, according to latest data from the Bank of England1, which reveals that gross advances in Q1 totalled £83.3bn, which represents a 26.5% increase on the same quarter in 2020 and the highest level since Q4 2007. Impact of the...
MAJOR BARRIER TO PROPERTY PURCHASE

MAJOR BARRIER TO PROPERTY PURCHASE

Saving for a deposit has been cited as a major barrier to purchasing a home by 59% of people, according to the latest survey from the Building Societies Association (BSA)1.   Climbing from 54% in December last year and just 40% last June, raising a deposit is...
DO YOU KNOW YOUR HOMES TRUE WORTH?

DO YOU KNOW YOUR HOMES TRUE WORTH?

Do you think you know how much your home is really worth? Would you be surprised if it was worth much more or much less?   Many homeowners’ estimates don’t live up to reality, with 45% of respondents to a recent survey1 undervaluing their property and 25%...
Your guide to home insurance

Your guide to home insurance

Engaging with your home insurance requirements can be challenging but running the risk of not tuning in and getting the most suitable cover – and the right level of cover – could be financially devastating if an unwelcome event were to occur.  Although...
Put off by protection jargon?

Put off by protection jargon?

Many people find that the language of protection insurance isn’t particularly user-friendly, with confusing terminology often becoming a barrier to finding the right insurance. We believe that nobody should be prevented from protecting themselves and their loved ones...