All you need to know about joint mortgages

Although a joint mortgage is most commonly taken out by a couple, it is also possible to have a joint mortgage with a friend, family member or even a group as an investment. They are usually taken out by two people, but (more…)

CeMAP course – the first step to becoming an experienced mortgage advisor

To become a good mortgage advisor requires two steps, and the first is to obtain a Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP). You cannot become a (more…)

Is the Help to Buy ISA best option for you?

The Help to Buy ISA was launched on 1st December 2015, and will be available until 30th November 2019, although you can continue to save money into the account if it was opened during this period. The bonus must be (more…)

Brokers warn of high exit fees for fixed-rate deals

Mortgage brokers have issued a warning to check the early exit penalties, to those who are considering signing up to a fixed rate deal in a bid to secure low interest rates.

In November this year, the base (more…)

Homeowners face extra costs after April changes

Thousands of existing pension age homeowners will face additional costs when the Support for Mortgage Interest is changed from April next year.

The benefit is paid to (more…)

Are fee-free mortgages the better option?

For many buyers, choosing a mortgage deal that doesn’t have a fee attached would be the obvious option, saving what could amount to thousands of pounds in some cases.

However, a (more…)

Lenders offer support to first-time buyers

First-time buyers who have a small deposit may still be able to get onto the property ladder thanks to the support of two major lenders.

Virgin Money and Yorkshire Building Society have (more…)

Experts demand 100% mortgages

A number of experts are calling for the government to offer a guarantee for 100% mortgages.

Some believe that (more…)

Some experts unimpressed by stamp duty reforms

First-time buyers have recently been given a reprieve from payment of stamp duty tax on homes up to the value of £300,000. However, the reform has been dubbed a (more…)

Availability of cashback mortgages increases this year

The latest research by indicates that the number of mortgage cashback deals available this year has increased by 27%.

Deals that (more…)

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Choosing A CeMAP® Training Company


There are plenty of firms offering CeMAP® training in the UK, but the vast majority of their trainers have no teaching qualifications or experience. Isn’t that a bit of a concern, especially when some of them are charging over £1,000 per course???

Course Key Features

Average 90% pass success
Easy to follow course materials
Around 1000 previously used exam questions and answers
Expert tutors who are qualified teachers
Pay once - come back until you pass
Career advice and help once qualified