Remortgage rates fall as lenders remain open for business

As millions of workers are furloughed or work from home, it’s easy to assume that whole sectors of the economy are currently closed. However, despite what you may have read,

Food and the lockdown – how our shopping, eating and drinking habits are changing

Now we’re well into the second month of lockdown, millions of us are continuing to work remotely while teaching children and looking after our health. Considering we’re all spending more

5 reasons to remortgage during the coronavirus lockdown

As with many other industries, the coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on the property market. Many house purchases have been put on hold because surveyors are struggling to

Great lockdown recommendations from the Altura team

In recent weeks, many of us have spent more time at home that we would normally do in several months! Whether you are homeschooling your children or working remotely, you’ve

Support for the self-employed during the coronavirus pandemic

While the coronavirus pandemic has affected the health of hundreds of thousands of people worldwide, it has also had a devastating effect on small and medium-sized businesses in the UK

In recent days the UK government has announced plans for payment holidays for mortgage borrowers. The original proposal was for residential borrowers which has since been extended to cover Buy

The coronavirus outbreak has created an unprecedented situation and uncertainty for individuals and businesses. I wanted to drop you an update on how the team at Altura are working through

Moving abroad to start a new job offers loads of benefits. As well as experiencing life in a new land, 2019 research by Good Move found that workers across the

The Grenfell Tower disaster in 2017 was the worst UK residential fire since the Second World War. 72 people lost their lives, while more than 70 people were injured in

Of course, the coronavirus outbreak has significantly changed the Chancellor’s plans. Opening his speech, Sunak said: “We will rise to this challenge – this virus is the key challenge facing

It’s the first to be given since the UK left the EU on 31st January 2020, with the country now in a transition period, and comes amid the coronavirus outbreak.

In recent years, changes to regulations and tax laws have led many landlords to exit the *Buy to Let market. From an increase in Stamp Duty to low house price

We’re just a few weeks into 2020 and, this year alone, the UK government has advised against all but essential travel to Iraq, Iran and China. Whether it is for

So it’s over. The UK General Election 2019 is done and has delivered a decisive victory for Boris Johnson, set for a substantial majority having routed Labour in their traditional

Altura Mortgage Finance – Adventures in Mortgages

Welcome to the inaugural blog of Altura Mortgage Finance! In future blogs we’ll cover mortgages, property, finance and the economy, along with guest blogs from key partners, advisers and employees,