Will the World Cup Push up Interest Rates?

Posted on 06 Jul 2018
Will the World Cup Push up Interest Rates?

The fact that England is doing so well in the World Cup has far reaching consequences, other than the more obvious increase on spending in pubs and alcohol sales!

The central bank’s chief economist is citing the growth in recent consumer spending as a result of England’s unexpected ... Read more...

​Exciting New Service Launches

Posted on 09 May 2018
​Exciting New Service Launches

Mortgages For Yacht Crew are pleased to announce the launch of a new service.We will now waiver our broker fees for mortgages above £250,000!Yes that’s right, if you are looking to borrow more than £250,000 we will do all the leg work for you, for no cost to yourself.

With our... Read more...

Five Point Guide to a Successful Mortgage Application

Posted on 07 Mar 2018
Five Point Guide to a Successful Mortgage Application

When it comes to obtaining your first mortgage, or your 2nd or 3rd it helps to have your ducks in a row. Our short 5 Point guide should help to ensure that your mortgage gets off to a flying start:

- Good Credit rating

- 3 months... Read more...

First Time Buyers Tax Relief

Posted on 06 Dec 2017
First Time Buyers Tax Relief

If you ever speak with a Financial Adviser about investing in property they will probably say that it offers good returns, but is terrible in terms of tax planning! They were probably right, until the Chancellor of the Exchequer made sweeping changes to Stamp Duty for first time buyers in last... Read more...

Bank of England Vote to Change Base Rates

Posted on 02 Nov 2017
Bank of England Vote to Change Base Rates

The Bank of England have today raised the UK Interest Rates from 0.25% to 0.5%.

Despite the decision not being a unanimous vote, the bank obviously had a change of heart and reversed August 2016’s rate reduction in an attempt to support the economy following the Brexit vote.

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Yacht Crew’s guide to obtaining a mortgage

Posted on 02 Oct 2017
Yacht Crew’s guide to obtaining a mortgage

Everyone remembers the day they received the call or email to say their mortgage application had been successfully approved! This short guide will hopefully ensure that more of you receive this good news:

Appoint an Advisor: It is important you appoint a mortgage... Read more...

Mortgage lending in August spikes as lenders chase the last of the low rates.

Posted on 29 Sep 2017
Mortgage lending in August spikes as lenders chase the last of the low rates.

Mortgage lending in the UK rose in August, beating flat expectations as buyers chase the last of the low interest rates ahead of an anticipated rise this Autumn.

The rise in lending can be attributed to buyers seeking to re-mortgage or get on the housing ladder before the anticipated... Read more...