How the UK property market has changed during the Queen’s reign

Back when the Queen ascended to the throne, the average price of a house in the UK was just £1,891. Here’s how the UK property market has changed in the last 70 years.

Access leading specialist and commercial lending with our brand-new service

Sometimes your lending requirements might not tick the standard boxes for a bank or building society. Perhaps you’re a buy-to-let landlord with a portfolio of properties? A developer looking to

Your complete guide to financial protection

Financial protection is an important part of creating long-term security. Yet, it’s something that many people overlook. Appropriate financial protection can provide you or your family with an income or

Exciting news from Altura Mortgage Finance

We want to tell you about an exciting development here at Altura Mortgage Finance. We aim to provide the highest quality solutions for all our clients, whatever your financial needs

5 practical tips that will boost your credit rating and help you to get the mortgage you need

1 in 10 people have been put off applying for a mortgage because of a poor credit rating. Here’s how to boost yours and why it’s so important.

Can I rent a room if I have a mortgage – perhaps to a Ukrainian family?

Thousands of Brits are set to rent a room to help the Ukrainian refugee crisis. But how does taking in a lodger affect your mortgage? Find out here.

The useful guide to reaching your retirement goals

Getting the most out of retirement and reaching your goals requires planning. Not thinking about your post-work years until you reach that milestone can mean that a retirement that promised

3 in 10 landlords unaware of new lettings laws – here’s what you need to know

New lettings laws regulating the energy efficiency of homes come into force next year. Here’s everything you need to know if you’re a landlord.

5 valuable things you need to know about cryptocurrency and mortgages

Want to know whether you can use bitcoin as a deposit, or take out an ethereum mortgage? If so, here’s what you need to know about cryptocurrency and mortgages.

Everything you need to know about the 2022 spring statement

Against the backdrop of the continuing war in Ukraine, the chancellor has delivered his spring statement. The war has contributed to uncertainty in the global economy, with the Office for

The useful guide to decluttering your home and life

Over time, you can pick up things that clutter your life and mean you aren’t living the lifestyle you want. It might be material items taking up space in your

How to benefit from 5-star rated home insurance at a price you’ll love

Your home and its contents are likely to be the biggest assets that you own. So, it’s vital that you put the right cover in place to protect not only

How to take advantage of equity release and access the value of your home now

If you have money tied up in your home, and you’d like to take advantage of some of that equity, you’re not alone. Equity release – where you can access

How our guide for first-time buyers could help you secure your first home in London

The recent shift in the housing market has opened doors for first-time buyers in the UK’s capital. Read our guide for first-time buyers here.

How could rising inflation affect your mortgage, or your chances of getting one?

As the cost of living continues to rise, you may already be feeling the effects of inflation. Read on to find out how rising inflation may affect your mortgage.

What will happen to house prices in 2022?

After a booming year for property values across the UK, will this continue over the next 12 months? Here’s what the experts are predicting for house prices in 2022.