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Buy-to-let limited company mortgages

Often people believe it is not possible for a limited company to get mortgage finance to buy an investment property. This simply is not true. Although your mortgage options might be slightly more limited than an individual seeking buy-to-let landlord finance, there are still plenty of mortgage products and providers who will lend money to limited companies. One key reason why some people look to buy property through a limited…

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Important Stamp Duty Changes

You may be aware that any property purchases completing from the 1st April 2016 onwards may be subject to an additional stamp duty charge of 3% of the purchase price on top of the current stamp duty rates. Whilst there may be some exceptions, it is likely to affect most BTL purchases and also some residential purchases where you are keeping and letting out a property you have previously lived…

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New lender for limited company and HMO buy to let products

Today a specialist mortgage lender has launched an exciting new range of limited company and HMO buy to let products for the first time. Starting from 4.09% the products are available up to a £3 million loan size and through Connect Mortgages you can borrow up to 80% finance through our exclusive range of products. Highlights of these great new products include: Exclusive 80% LTV mortgage products via Connect Mortgages. Personal ownership to limited companies will…

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Landlord Rental Index Report – December

What is the HomeLet Rental Index Report? The data included in the Rental Index is gathered from HomeLet’s tenant referencing service. The rental amounts given are based on the actual rental prices achieved for new tenancies in the reported month. The monthly report also provides landlords with useful information on tenant demographics like their average age, income, previous residential status and the type of property they are applying to live in. As well…

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New year, new mortgage?

Your mortgage was probably the last thing on your mind over the festive season, but with Christmas come and gone now might be the perfect time to review your mortgage and perhaps put some money back in your pocket to make up for what you may have spent over the last few weeks. Did you know? Mortgage interest rates fell significantly over the course of 2015 with both two-year and…

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Merry Christmas | Opening Hours

  The team at Connect would like to wish all our clients a very Merry Christmas.   Opening Hours Our offices will be closed over the festive period from 24th December (3pm) to 4th January (9am). If you would like to get in touch with us during this time please email info@connectmortgages.co.uk Thinking about moving home in the new year? Here at Connect we offer a free no obligation consultation…

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Landlord Rental Index Report – November

What is the HomeLet Rental Index Report? The data included in the Rental Index is gathered from HomeLet’s tenant referencing service. The rental amounts given are based on the actual rental prices achieved for new tenancies in the reported month. The monthly report also provides landlords with useful information on tenant demographics like their average age, income, previous residential status and the type of property they are applying to live in. As well…

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Development finance – what is required?

Article by James Palmer – Connect Mortgages I often get asked what information do I need in order to source the best development finance options for a client – the answer to which I have listed below.  Having all the right information at the outset can save you vital time and help present your financial requirements in a more comprehensive and favourable light to lenders. Basic list of information required to get…

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80% Bridging Finance without Additional Security

Here at Connect we have access to great bridging deals for heavy refurbishments and conversions, that provides finance up to 80% LTV and requires no additional security. Benefits include: * Finance up to 80% LTV. * Loans from £100,000 to £1,000,000. * Houses being split into apartments. * Commercial / Semi Commercial conversion to residential. * Renovation / modernisation of run down residential properties. * No additional security required. Challenge…

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Landlord Rental Index Report – October

What is the HomeLet Rental Index Report? The data included in the Rental Index is gathered from HomeLet’s tenant referencing service. The rental amounts given are based on the actual rental prices achieved for new tenancies in the reported month. The monthly report also provides landlords with useful information on tenant demographics like their average age, income, previous residential status and the type of property they are applying to live in. As well…

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