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PLAIN SAILING IN WEST LONDON

When you say property the first things that comes to mind are bricks and mortar but there is an alternative out there that is not always on a home buyers radar ...


THE POWER OF NETWORKING

The room was filled with local businesses all geared up for a day of networking. There was a tremendous feeling of excitement in the room as this was one event that has been organised well and the turnout was unprecedented ...


IF BREXIT WILL BENEFIT FIRST TIME BUYERS, WHERE SHOULD I BUY?

With talks of Brexit at the moment reaching an apogee which have included Bob Geldoff and Nigel Farage in a flotilla standoff - all eyes are looking towards the EU referendum ...


ANOTHER WAY TO INVEST: UK COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

Buy to let landlords have been badly hit recently - with both changes to tax laws and the stamp duty increases going against landlords and their investments ...


THE SUNDAY TIMES RICH LIST 2016; HOW WAS THE MONEY MADE?

The rich list, an annual feature from The Times that reports on amounts of money which one can barely comprehend, but how did all these multimillionaires and billionaires make their money? ...


FUNDING A BUSINESS PROJECT; THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THINKING AND DOING

It is encouraging to see that commercial lending is on the up but one does not have to have a million pound project to fit the criteria of commercial lending ...


NO SIGN OF INVESTMENT IN WEST LONDON SLOWING DOWN

Housing construction is slowing down due to economic uncertainty over the EU referendum, labour shortages and other such reasons, which are apparent when reading The Telegraph's article ...


THE LONDON DREAM; WHY DO SO MANY OF US MAKE LONDON A HOME?

It would be fair to say that the press are constantly pushing a sense of foreboding upon us about London's future: its constantly growing population and lack of affordable housing being a few of the key issues ...


FIRST TIME BUYER DILEMMAS

You have saved for years to be able to put down a deposit on your first home and the long wait is over, you are on your way to owning your first place - what a sense of achievement! ...


THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO REMORTGAGE YOUR PROPERTY

This means that by acting now you could be pleasantly surprised by the savings made. Whether you are on your standard variable rate or coming to the end of your current deal, changing your mortgage could be the best way for you to save money ...

SEEKING SHELTER

It is a travesty to see the number of people without a roof over their heads. The issue is not only confined to just central London but can also be seen in West London.


FIX YOUR MORTGAGE RATE NOW

If your fixed rate mortgage is coming to end It will be worthwhile changing the rate. It is, however, advisable to start this process sooner rather than later and start looking four or five months before your current fixed rate ends to see what rates are currently being offered.

THE AGE OLD MORTGAGE QUESTION

The maximum age a lender will consider varies and can be anything from 65 to 75 years old. That said, you should be realistic as to the age you can work until, which may well be beyond 65 years, and base your mortgage term on that - or beyond if you are set to receive retirement income.

PAUL ALEXANDER MORTGAGE CONSULTANTS QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER - FEBRUARY 2016

With the expected surge in Buy-to-let investments and second home purchases, the new year was started with vigour at Paul Alexander Mortgage consultants and it is with anticipation that we approach the year ahead. ...

A WORD OF WARNING: BE WARY OF FEES

Mortgage rates are at an all time low, which is obviously fantastic for borrowers. Remain vigilant though when choosing mortgage products and check that the fees attached to that low rate are not too high ...

YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD

Although age is obviously important when looking at the term for your mortgage. If you can logically demonstrate that you have the ability to still pay the mortgage after going beyond state retirement age, lenders will still look at this and not automatically deny you the longer term ...

BE AWARE OF THE CHANGES THAT AFFECT LANDLORDS

Do not forget about the changes that come into place for buy to let landlords, especially the ever-looming increase in stamp duty from 1 April 2016 ...


10 YEAR FIXED DEALS ON THE UP!

The cheapest fixed rate deals are currently 2 years but there is only one way rates are able to move, and this is up so it is a good idea to look at longer fixed rates to protect yourself.


ARE YOU LOOKING TO BUY A SECOND PROPERTY?

You have until the 1st April 2016 to avoid the increase in stamp duty, which does not give you much time. To complete by April, you will ideally need to find a property now to avoid stamp duty rates going up by 3% for your property band.

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BEAT THE STAMP DUTY INCREASES

With Stamp duty increasing in April 2016 for buy to let investors and buyers of second homes, our experts here at Paul Alexander Mortgage Consultants, have compiled all the information you need to know

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THIS YEAR WE WILL BE SUPPORTING SHELTER

Managing Director Shoaib Arshad said that Paul Alexander team aims to 'integrate within the West London community wherever possible' but hopes that by sponsoring Shelter they can make more of a 'direct impact'.

MANAGING DIRECTOR ANNOUNCEMENT

Ever since Shoaib Arshad joined Paul Alexander he has been an integral part of the growth of the company and has made a major contribution in boosting business levels so the decision was only right for Shoaib to take the reins of Paul Alexander.


THE INS AND OUTS OF STAMP DUTY ...

... The new Stamp Duty Calculator from Paul Alexander Mortgage Consultants is here to help you make sense of all things Stamp Duty. But what is Stamp Duty and does it affect you?



INTEREST RATES HAVE NEVER BEEN SO GOOD ...

... But how long will this last at these low rates? Some say that next year rates will go up, however, this is all based on the performance of the economy. Take the uncertainty out, and start looking to fix the rates.

PAUL ALEXANDER MORTGAGE CONSULTANTS FEATURED IN COUTURE MAGAZINE

Paul Alexander Mortgage Consultants were featured in Orchards of London’s Summer Issue of Couture Magazine. David Diggins, Managing Director and Shoaib Arshad, Business Development Director, give their expert advice on the keys steps to successfully purchasing your first property.

SAVING YOU FROM A RAINY DAY

Paul Alexander offer the additional services including Mortgage Protection, Life Insurance and Critical Illness Cover ...


PAUL ALEXANDER OUT IN FORCE FOR THE ST VINCENT'S SUMMER FAYRE

For the fourth year in a row, Paul Alexander Mortgage Consultants, along with West London estate agents Orchards of London, sponsored St Vincent Primary School's summer fayre.


PINK STRIKES AGAIN

Paul Alexander Mortgage Consultants proudly took part in raising money for Race For Life 2015 for the second year running. The event was held in Hyde Park on Sunday 19th July and the atmosphere was inspiring, and electrifying as thousands turned up in pink to dance, walk, jog, and run to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

REFER A FRIEND AND YOU COULD RECEIVE £100

REFER A FRIEND AND YOU COULD RECEIVE £100

Paul Alexander Mortgage Consultants have the right ingredients to make your mortgage stress free.

Refer a friend today and you could receive £100. (Terms and conditions apply.)

THE PARK CLUB'S CHARITY BOXING EVENT

THE PARK CLUB'S CHARITY BOXING EVENT

West London saw the return of The Park Club’s Charity Boxing Event which was held within The Park Club grounds on Saturday 14th March. Paul Alexander were one of the main sponsors. The event was held to raise money and awareness for Russ Dawkins’ Back on Track Charity.

LOVE IS IN THE AIR

West London saw the return of The Park Club’s Charity Boxing Event which was held within The Park Club grounds on Saturday 14th March. Paul Alexander were one of the main sponsors. The event was held to raise money and awareness for Russ Dawkins’ Back on Track Charity.

BUYING A HOME: CHEAPER THAN RENTING ...

Halifax says the associated costs of owning a three bedroom house for a typical first-time buyer stood at £677 in June this year, compared with the average monthly rent for the same property, which was £787 per month.

PAUL ALEXANDER MORTGAGE CONSULTANTS FEATURED ON BBC NEWS ...

We were recently featured on the BBC News just a few hours before the new Stamp Duty Change came into effect. Finance Director of Orchards of London Ltd and Managing Director of Paul Alexander Mortgage Consultants Ltd, David Diggins, was interviewed by Business Editor, Kamal Ahmed, about the changes.

A DELIGHTFUL TREAT ...

Paul Alexander Mortgage Consultants were delighted to sponsor The Father’s Day and Significant Lads’ Breakfast held in St Stephen’s Primary School, Shepherd’s Bush on Wednesday 4th June 2014.

THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES IN ACTON. BE A PART OF THE ACTON REVOLUTION!

A proactive team have taken to the streets in Acton looking for the community to join them in their efforts to save the old library on Acton High Road ...


St Stephen’s Primary School’s Film Club

Paul Alexander Mortgage Consultants were delighted to sponsor St Stephen’s Primary School’s Film Club evening on Thursday 8th May ...


Paul Alexander Mortgage Consultants clients invited to 10 Downing Street

Alexander Mortgage Consultants clients invited to 10 Downing Street to speak about the new Help to Buy scheme ...

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A new look for a new year

Paul Alexander Mortgage Consultants re-launched the look and feel of the previously known Instant Mortgage Solutions in the latter part of 2013.


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