You find yourself with some extra cash at the end of the month – what are your options; purchase a luxury item? Invest your cash in stocks? Put your money in a savings account? Let’s explore what is the best option for you and your cash. Read More
One of the most common questions that we are asked here at Tailored Money by our clients is, “can I get a Mortgage with late payments on my credit report”. Unfortunately, many lenders are not sympathetic to “the odd” missed payment, and can decline creditworthy applicants due to recent missed payments on their credit files, or due to the low credit score that these payments have caused. Thankfully, getting a Mortgage with late payments IS possible, and there are lenders happy to consider borrowers even with multiple late payments, with minimal deposit and at competitive rates. Read More
The first step that is taken by many Mortgage Lenders is to review your credit score and credit history. The traditional methods of doing this is involve credit cards or a current mortgage. However, having a nontraditional credit history makes it much more difficult to establish where the credit starts. Thus, being able to find a mortgage lender who will accept you can be a difficult task. However, it is not insurmountable. Read More
Working for yourself is extremely rewarding but it’s also hard work and when the time comes to get onto the property ladder it can also be tough finding the right mortgage for you. The application process of getting a mortgage can be difficult to navigate, but it can be even more daunting for those who are self-employed.
Self-employment comes in lots of different forms so let’s look at what self-employed means. First and foremost, you might own your own company, or you may have a large share in a business. There are also countless other professions whereby lenders might class you as self-employed, such as freelancers, contractors, consultants, photographers or musicians to name just a few. In general terms, lenders will class you as self-employed if you own 25 percent or more of a business.… Read More
Bridging finance was once a specialist product only offered by a handful of lenders, however the improved economic climate has led to bridging loans becoming more readily available and therefore an increasingly popular way to access funds quickly. Bridging loans, also known as bridging finance still cause confusion among many people and businesses so we thought it would be beneficial to explain the basics of what could be a very suitable finance option for your current situation. Today on the blog, we answer your questions and break down exactly what a bridging loan is, what it can be used for and how it works:… Read More
If you’re feeling overwhelmed with trying to juggle several payments to different lenders on different dates each month, all with different interest rates, then a debt consolidation loan could be a good option for you to consider.
In this article, we will look at what debt consolidation is, how it works and what options may be available to you.… Read More
If you have a less than perfect credit rating, you might be worried that this will have an impact on your ability to take out a loan, and, as you embark on your search, you are probably finding out that to some extent you are right. But don’t panic, you are not alone. Latest research suggests that one in three people in the UK will have credit issues at some point, and there are ways to get a loan if you find yourself in this predicament.… Read More
Finding a mortgage can be tough at the best of times but for someone with adverse credit such as a CCJ, it can be even harder. We are often asked if you can get a mortgage with a CCJ, and the short answer is yes it’s possible but obtaining that mortgage isn’t always as easy as it sounds and there are factors to consider before entering into a mortgage agreement. If you have a CCJ in your credit history lenders are less inclined to lend you money due to your previous problems when borrowing as they believe you to be a higher risk of not sticking to the agreement. In their eyes it doesn’t matter how innocent the CCJ is, a CCJ is still a CCJ regardless.… Read More
If you’re looking to get onto the property ladder but find yourself with an imperfect credit history then obtaining a mortgage can be a real struggle. Searching for a suitable lender can be a tedious task and with what seems like endless rejection, that’s where we come in. Here at Tailored Money, we’ve been in the industry long enough to know that previous financial issues don’t always reflect the future so we take the time to understand your situation on an individual basis and advise you on the best course of action to get you into the housing market. Today on the blog we offer our best advice on how to get a mortgage with bad credit.… Read More
A recent study has found that one in four adults in the UK have some sort of adverse credit. Poor credit can be the result of being completely new to borrowing or the consequence of having a history of late payments, CCJ’s or bankruptcy. Generally speaking, people with poor credit find it difficult to get a loan. This is because lenders see them as a higher risk. Lenders who do offer loans to people with poor credit have higher interest rates because the risks are much higher to them as opposed to someone with a good credit history.… Read More