The New Age of Mortgage Lending

How most mortgage lenders interact with their clients is in a traditional manner and not necessarily using the best technology, often sending documents by post during the process and then after completion still sending you information, annual mortgage statements etc by post. Connect Mortgages are delighted to be able to offer our newest lender to our panel – Digital Mortgages by Atom Bank: Mortgages for a digital self-service world Soft…

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Join us at the Property Finance Roadshows

You can meet the Connect Mortgages Team at the Property Finance Roadshows. These new events have been designed specifically for Landlords and Property Professionals. The events are free to attended and will give you the opportunity to meet property finance lenders and experts, including ourselves. The Roadshow will also feature knowledgeable industry speakers and will cover a range of topics related to bridging, auction finance, BTL, tax planning, HMOs and…

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Why talking to an Independent Broker can help you realise your property ambitions

For many customers’ their own bank or building society is the first port of call when looking for a mortgage. This is completely understandable when you consider the type of relationship they already have with a bank i.e. setting up their first savings or bank account, having a credit card or even insurance policies. But when it comes to a mortgage, the largest financial transaction they are likely to undertake,…

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Stamp duty hike pushes up London rents

A recent article featured in FT Advisor looks at how annual rental growth in London bounced back in July. Connect Mortgages CEO, Liz Syms, also gives her thoughts on why we are seeing the turnaround after eight consecutive months of decline and the effects the stamp duty rise in April 2016 had on this. “Professional landlords who have been buying in London have probably not stopped, and the market that…

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BTL taxes ‘working’ as first-time buyers and home mover numbers soar

In an article appearing in Specialist Lending Solutions this week, Connect Mortgages CEO, Liz Syms comments alongside other industry experts on the tax changes to the BTL market. The article takes a look at the effect of the BTL taxes introduced by the Government and that UK finance data shows that first-time buyers and home movers are benefitting as sales grew strongly in Q2 2017. Liz comments on the fact…

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Guiding you through the BTL Mortgage Maze

Since April 2016 there have been several changes for landlords operating in the Buy to Let (BTL) market. The Chancellor’s Budget ushered in a series of tax changes designed to ‘cool’ the rental market which were delivered by an extra 3% stamp duty on a 2nd property and removal of the 10% wear and tear allowance for furnished properties. “..This will result in higher tax bills for many landlords holding…

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Buy To Let becomes more complex!

At Connect Mortgages complex is what we do. Our Advisors will guide you through the changes coming into force after the 30th Sept 2017. We can also talk to you about a number of low interest rate deals for Buy To Let landlords. Connect with us We have some great deals for Buy to Lets , click here for the latest offers Are you a first time landlord – no problem The Experienced Investor – talk to…

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New 55 Plus Interest-Only Mortgage Range

If you over 55, worried about downsizing or using savings to repay an outstanding balance from an interest-only mortgage, we can help you access a great new range of products can help. The 55 Plus Interest-Only Mortgage could help you to: Stay in your family home for up to an additional 15 years Keep your savings and investments in place for longer Raise additional funds for a variety of purposes, like…

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Need finance for your business?

You can borrow unsecured loan amounts from £5,000 up to £350,000. Our lenders will only take a personal guarantee and there is no debenture required. Key loan purposes include: Cash flow and expansion funding Buying stock and hiring staff Purchase of assets Contracts and projects Deposit for commercial mortgage Refinancing existing unsecured borrowing To fund a HMRC liability Refurbishment of business premises Connect Mortgage Advisers are specialists in the SME Funding…

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