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  • Mortgage Guarantee Scheme

    Chancellor Rishi Sunak today announced the anticipated ‘Mortgage Guarantee Scheme’ which many high street mortgage lenders will begin supporting from 19th April 2021. Why are the government announcing a Mortgage Guarantee Scheme? The government are announcing a mortgage guarantee scheme because the availability of mortgage options with a 5 per cent deposit has decreased dramatically…

  • Proportunity Mortgage Broker – Boost your Deposit

    Here at Glow we’ve partnered with Proportunity to help buyers with a 5% deposit get on the property ladder and unlock more attractive mortgage options by ‘boosting’ your deposit. We are a Proportunity mortgage broker. What is Proportunity? Proportunity are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and they provide top-up loans if you…

  • How to find Property Investment Deals

    Let’s face it, these days finding a good property investment deal can difficult. Good properties at auction go quickly and the best deals often go above asking price. You’ll definitely want to avoid the middle men charging ‘finders fees’ and steer clear of property investment clubs who ‘package’ investment property. Quite often finding the right…

  • Open Banking Mortgage Application

    We are one of the very first mortgage brokers in the UK to use Open Banking. We’ll explain how you can supercharge your mortgage approval and get yourself mortgage offer ready when you submit your mortgage application. Supercharge your Mortgage Approval with Open Banking When you get a mortgage Agreement in Principle directly with a…

  • Can I get a mortgage if I’m furloughed?

    The short answer is Yes. If you have been furloughed there are lenders who are prepared to consider a mortgage based on your furloughed income – subject to further assessment. There has never been a more important time to use a mortgage broker to arrange and submit your mortgage application. We can help you navigate…

  • Mortgage Switch Rates with Nationwide

    Use our mortgage switch rate tool to find out what options are available to you as an existing Nationwide customer. The results are updated daily and are specific to the requirements that you enter for your mortgage. Nationwide Switch Rates with No Broker Fee There is no broker fee payable with us to switch your…

  • 3-Month Mortgage Holiday – Coronavirus

    Due to the impact of coronavirus, many lenders are offering a 3-month mortgage holiday. We have compiled a list of mortgage lenders & banks that are accepting online/email requests to arrange a mortgage payment holiday. A mortgage holiday is a temporary break from your regular monthly mortgage payments, but it is important to note that…

  • How early can you remortgage?

    We explore how early you can remortgage your property, whether you have an existing mortgage or not. Many borrowers choose to remortgage to a new lender to raise capital or lower their monthly payments. How soon can I remortgage? The general rule is always within the last 3 months of your existing deal if you…

  • Mortgage Rates API Plugin

    Display the latest UK mortgage rates on your website. If you have ever wanted to display the latest mortgage rates on your website, we can build and license our Mortgage Cards API as a free website plugin. Features: Please note: We will need to carry out due diligence on your website and Company to ensure…

  • Credit Report Downloads Stopped with Credit Karma

    In May 2019 Noddle was acquired by Credit Karma, this has led to some confusion from Noddle customers who have been trying to download their credit reports. Credit Report Downloads Stopped with Credit Karma Credit Karma have removed the ability for you to download your credit report as a PDF. This option was previously available…