Our new Later Life Finance service: the first of its kind in the property sector
Knight Frank Finance, part of the Knight Frank group, has launched a Later Life Finance team, making us the first major player in the property sector to offer this service to those aged over 55s.
Mortgage rates to remain competitive for the time being
The outlook for UK politics is unclear, which means the arguments for fixing your mortgage rate now become more compelling. Faced with the possibility of more volatility over the next several months, fixing your rate would give you peace of mind.
Ongoing uncertainty prolongs competitive mortgage market
As Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn attempt to strike a cross-party Brexit deal, the uncertain political backdrop has caused some buyers and sellers to hesitate.
Brexit uncertainty continues to underpin mortgage market
Pent-up demand has built within property markets in recent months as political uncertainty has grown.
The mortgage market remains favourable for borrowers
Although The Bank of England wants to normalise interest rates, political uncertainty generated by the UK’s departure from the EU has put this ambition on ice.
We’ve agreed an introducer partnership with Audley Group
We have agreed an introducer partnership with Audley Group, the UK’s leading provider of retirement villages, to offer bridging loans to prospective purchasers.
The latest mortgage advice as the base rate remains at 0.75%
If you are shopping around for a mortgage, the New Year is likely to bring more glad tidings than Christmas.
UK loans for remortgage at highest level in a decade
The number of UK loans issued for remortgages during the third quarter of 2018 was 120,400, the highest level since Q3 2008.
Our latest advice on UK mortgages
UK Finance data shows that more borrowers are fixing their mortgages, in light of political uncertainty around Brexit.
London's most sought after luxury homes in 2019
London's luxury developments on the market through Knight Frank and as featured in 2018's Private View.
The latest advice on interest rates
After the Bank of England raised the base rate to 0.75% in August, the one fact that seems almost certain is that interest rates are unlikely to rise again this year.
Capturing Chinese Wealth: Why property is still number one for Chinese investors
Knight Frank’s Private Wealth Intelligence Unit in Beijing reports on why property is still number one for Chinese investors.
Brexit and London Finance
Uncertainty still surrounds the outlook for London’s financial cluster, but the expected impact is looking far less worrying than it did back 2016.
The base rate has risen to 0.75% today
The Bank of England has increased the base rate to 0.75%, signalling the beginning of the end for a period of accommodative monetary policy.
Access all areas: The rise of private jet travel
When it comes to getting around Europe quickly and comfortably, taking a private jet is a much more flexible option than travelling on commercial airlines.