Craig McKinaly Kensington Mortgages

The changing landscape for the self-employed

Wed 10 Feb 2021

While lender attitudes towards self-employed borrowing have moved on since 2001, a significant majority still struggle to get accepted for a mortgage today. If it were easy, these types of mortgages would be mainstream.

An alternative approach to business finance

Thu 28 Jan 2021

Government schemes like CBILS and BBLS provided a necessary life support in 2020, but these schemes will be withdrawn, and businesses will need to look again to the private sector.

A bridge to beat the stamp duty deadline

Tue 26 Jan 2021

Rightmove has stated that around 100,000 new property buyers could face an unexpected stamp duty bill amid unprecedented delays ahead of the 31 March holiday cut-off date, but the statement should not be so black-and-white, a mortgage is not the only option to secure the dream move.

Paul Adams pepper money

Broker trends for 2021

Mon 18 Jan 2021

In the midst of lockdown, it’s important to look forward with optimism. So, what trends are likely to be in store for brokers?