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Why we don’t sell Life Insurance

Why we don’t sell Life Insurance

At My Simple Mortgage, the experts you speak to are called Mortgage & Protection Advisers. And whilst the mortgage part is pretty obvious, it might not be so clear what we mean by protection. So we wanted to explain why it’s in the job title, why it’s so important, and why it’s not something we “sell.”

Trusted Advice

Trusted Advice

Back in “the day” when you wanted a mortgage, you would put on your best outfit, and arrange a meeting with the bank or building society manager to ask for the money to buy your house. If you were charming, polite, and he was feeling generous, you would walk out proud homeowners.

Applying for a mortgage after furlough

Applying for a mortgage after furlough

The government’s furlough scheme was monumental not only in its size and scale, but also had ripples throughout every industry that deals with income and employment. The mortgage market is no different, and it is not hard to see why. One of the largest, if not THE largest part of a mortgage application is understanding, presenting, and proving people’s income. So how will your mortgage application be affected now that the scheme is coming to an end, and you are returning to work?

COVID-19 – Do I really need a bigger deposit?

COVID-19 – Do I really need a bigger deposit?

As a result of the recent pandemic, lots of lenders have made changes to the products (range of loan types and interest rates) available. The biggest change you may have seen is the removal, or reduction in the number of mortgages available to people with only a 5% or 10% deposit.