News from the City

Buy to let
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Greater choice for buy to let mortgages

Over the last 12 months, we’ve seen the number of buy to let lenders increase to limited companies as landlords have altered their tax status in order to combat the government’s 2015 tax changes. With more than 20 lenders currently offering buy to let mortgages to limited companies, there are currently over 600 products available for […]

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2 year fixed rate mortgages fall in October

The City Mortgage Solutions team has seen good news for mortgage owners this month as interest rates on 2 year fixed rate mortgages fall for the first time in 12 months as lenders compete for new business.  The Bank of England’s decision to raise interest rates last August has, rather surprisingly, prompted 2 year fixed mortgage […]

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life
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99.1% of all claims paid out

Life Insurance business, Royal London have announced this week that 99.1% of all claims made in 2017 were paid. That equated to more than £517 million paid out to help their customers and families, at a time when they need it most. As an independent broker, City Mortgage Solutions have access to the best Life Insurance […]

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City Mortgage Solutions move to the City

It’s been a busy start to 2018 for the City Mortgage Solutions business. Having been based in our historic wharf offices in Wapping, London, for the last 11 years, we have taken the decision to move in to the heart of the City.   Our new offices, located within Holland House in Bury Street has its […]

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City-of-London
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A message from our Managing Director

We’ve seen a year of change in 2017 with the triggering of article 50 by Theresa May in March, initiating Brexit discussions with EU leaders. While progress continues at a painfully slow rate, it is the Pound that has shouldered much of the burden this year. It’s weakness against the Euro and the Dollar has […]

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Mortgages for First Time Buyers
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Case Study: First time Buyers

We often receive glowing reports for our brokers from happy clients, and you’ll find many of them published on our testimonials section. However, we were so pleased with the outcome from this piece of work that we decided to put it together as a case study. The clients in this particular instance were a young […]

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Essex Property Auctions
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Auction House Essex property auctions

City Mortgage Solutions will now be offering finance at all of the Auction House Essex property auctions! The Auctions will be held at two locations; Southend and Colchester, with 16 scheduled for 2017. You can view the property catalogues online at www.auctionhouseessex.co.uk The Essex auction dates for 2017 will be as follows; Tuesday 7th February – […]

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City-of-London
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Free Guide: The Private Rented Sector

Understanding the background of the Private Rented Sector is key for any investor seeking to gain from its seemingly inexorable expansion. Our free guide provides would-be property investors with the information they need as they begin their journey into the Private Rented Sector. To get your free guide, simply complete the details below and we’ll email […]

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Ganga Pillai

Well done to Ganga who retains her title of Broker of the year – 2017 Once more Ganga takes the quarters honours following on from her brilliant Q2 2016 results.. Well done from all your colleagues at CMS.

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