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Infinity extends fixed rate promise

Infinity has extended the expiry date of its fixed rate promise until August 31.


Rate change will hit borrowers, say Lib Dems

The Liberal Democrats say the rate change last week will hit those in debt, especially borrowers with variable rate mortgages.Shadow chancellor Vince Cable says: The rise in interest rates points to serious concerns over high energy and house prices.“The impact of this rate rise will be felt most severely by those with variable rate mortgages.“At […]

Dubai firm buys Hamptons for 82m

Hamptons International – parent group of Hamptons Mortgages – was sold last week for 82m to Dubai-based Emaar Properties by owner Wheelock Properties. The group says the news will be a boost for the entire Hamptons UK operation including the estate agency business and the mortgage brokerage. Kevin Duffy, managing director of Hamptons Mortgages, says […]

Would you be more cautious when buying property abroad?

It has been estimated that more than a quarter of the properties in Marbella have been built illegally and it could cost up to 4.5bn to compensate those caught up in property scams. But will this scandal put people off buying property abroad or will it simply make them more careful?

So, this week Mortgage Strategy asks…

Talk about a good way to get clients

It’s good to talk, so they say. Wasn’t that in a BT advert? Several years ago I suffered from a mysterious persistent cough. After trying all sorts of medicines, linctuses and lozenges I trotted off to the doctor who was baffled. I then went through the gamut of hospital tests and treatments, X-rays, chest clinics and steroids. Nobody ever did find the reason for it and nothing ever cured it. But eventually it went away on its own.


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