What to say when you call the lender to ask for a rate reduction?

If you’re our client and we set up your loan, 95% of the time we’ll be able to do this for you, but sometimes – when we didn’t set up your original loan – or if the lender doesn’t allow it you may need to make this call yourself. Here’s a little how to on how to make it feel less stressful! Oftentimes downloading or requesting a discharge […]

Read More | 14 Sep, 2020

What is Notional Rent?

If you live rent free, say at home etc, most banks will still factor in a figure for your rental payments, even if you don’t have to make any! Weird right. You don’t pay rent, but the bank pretend you do – why is it so? Well, under responsible lending, the bank have to treat your situation as though it could be a worse case scenario. So let’s say you’re buying a block […]

Read More | 09 Sep, 2020