Mortgage Market Blog Posts

Rules for the Valuation of Properties According ECO/805/2003 (VI)

Valuation Rules According ECO/805/2003 (VI)Documents Required for the Valuation of PropertiesThe calculation of the value requires to previously have all the documents necessary for the complete identification of the property. Among those documents,...
by Architect in Spain on Sep 17, 2015

The Genesis of Mortgage Market Review and its Expected Impacts

The Mortgage Market Review (MMR) is a set of major reforms to the mortgage market set out by the financial services authority. These new mortgage market reviews are supposed to benefit all market participants by making the markets work better. The mo...
by Finance Care Guide on Aug 7, 2015

A Simple Guide To Home Ownership For The First Time Buyer

Your First Steps As A First Time Buyer To Successful Home Ownership The biggest problem facing a first time buyer is getting a mortgage and being able to afford the repayments. Obtaining any mortgage has become very challenging since August 2007. Pri...
by Talk Money Blog on Oct 11, 2014

Help to Buy Calculator: We Calculate the Pros and Cons

Understanding How The Help To Buy Calculator Work To understand whether the help to buy calculator works we need to understand what’s gone on before and how it works. The help to buy scheme was started to help the struggling first time buyers to ge...
by Talk Money Blog on May 20, 2014

Savings | How to Best Protect Your Savings in 2013

Ways To Protect Your Savings Protect your savings has become a word that is on many savers lips as they watched how people in Cyprus recently lost most of their savings with the collapse of two banks. The European Union … The post Savings | How...
by Talk Money Blog on Jul 24, 2013

Interest-only Mortgage | How Will You Pay Your Interest-only Mortgage?

560,000 Homeowners Have An Interest-only Mortgage With No Plan To Clear The Debt During the last decade more and more homeowners choose to opt for an Interest-only Mortgage as a way of affordably financing their homes as house prices increased. Lende...
by Talk Money Blog on Feb 12, 2013

Interest-only Mortgage | How Will You Pay Your Interest-only Mortgage?

560,000 Homeowners Have An Interest-only Mortgage With No Plan To Clear The Debt During the last decade more and more homeowners choose to opt for an Interest-only Mortgage as a way of affordably financing their homes as house prices increased. ̷...
by Talk Money Blog on Feb 12, 2013

Mortgage Guide – Who Benefits More From Your New Mortgage Arrangement?

The Mortgage Product Dilemma First time mortgage buyers and homeowners looking to remortgage their homes find the world of mortgaging very daunting. Finance lenders offer a variety of mortgage products that do different things like the Leeds Building...
by Talk Money Blog on Dec 12, 2012

The collapse of AIG and its impact on the Mortgage and Banking System

Was AIG responsible for the financial crisis of 2008? Most people have no real understanding of the impact of the American Insurance Group or AIG on the mortgage market and the global banking system and how close we came to Financial Armageddon. All...
by Talk Money Blog on Nov 19, 2012

First Time Buyer – Your First Steps To Successful Home Ownership

Getting A First Time Buyer Mortgage The biggest problem today for a first time buyer is getting a first time buyer ‘s mortgage – and being able to afford the repayments. Obtaining any mortgage has become very challenging since August 2007...
by Talk Money Blog on Nov 17, 2012

Money Saving Ideas And Tips To Help You Survive The Recession

Twelve Good Money Saving Ideas And Tips Any money expert worth their salt would tell you to sit down and analysis your current spending habit before considering any money saving ideas and tips. You should do a budget of all your income and expenses a...
by Talk Money Blog on Nov 13, 2012

Easy Money | Your Garage May Just hold The Answer To Making Easy Money

Think Outside The Box And Make Easy Money We all dream about making easy money although some of us just dream while others make it happen. This comes back to my favorite topic of those who want it and those who need it. You see those that want easy m...
by Talk Money Blog on Nov 2, 2012

Homes Repossessed | Another Solution to Having Homes Repossessed

Update on Homes Repossessed This recession has seen its fair share of people having their homes repossessed and the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) have predicated an increase of 20% on 2011 repossession figures. This brings the total number of hom...
by Talk Money Blog on Oct 25, 2012

Buy To Let Tips For New Landlords Looking To Buy Property To Rent

Buy To Let Opportunity There probably has never been a better time to purchase a buy to let property if you have sufficient funds to invest.  The housing market as a whole is generally stagnant throughout the UK at the moment.  This is mainly due t...
by Talk Money Blog on Oct 12, 2012

Homebuilders See Signs Of A Strong Spring Selling Season

Barclays Capital recently upgraded their outlook on homebuilder stocks based on increased optimism in the housing market. Improvements in builder and consumer confidence, combined with economic growth and more favorable inventory levels, have homebui...

Builder Confidence Hits Four Year High In February

Builder sentiment rose for the fifth consecutive month in February, according to the National Association of Builders’ Housing Market index. The index measures builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes on a scale whe...

Demand For Mortgage Loans Up Over Past Four Weeks

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Applications Survey, the Market Composite Index, which measures total mortgage loan application volume, dipped 2.9 percent last week. The Market Index’s four-week moving average, howe...

Mortgage Demand Dips Following Surge In Activity

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Applications Survey, total mortgage application volume fell last week following the previous week’s surge in activity. The Market Composite Index, which measures both refinance and pu...

Builder Confidence At Highest Level Since June 2007

The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index measures builder confidence in the market for new single-family homes. In January, the index rose for the fourth consecutive month and reached its highest level since June 200...

Economists Expect Modest Growth, Pickup In Home Sales For 2012

Fannie Mae’s Economics & Mortgage Market Analysis Group’s recently released economic outlook for 2012 calls for growth to slow during the first of half of the year and trend higher through the second-half of the year. The group’...
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