Mortgage fears quelled following ‘No’ vote

The Scottish referendum on September 18 had slowed the pace of the mortgage market in the country as new and existing homeowners put their plans on hold, but the ‘No’ verdict should now bring a boost to the market, according to the National Association of Estate Agents. Analysts argued that many buyers were

Scotland housing market shows signs of recovery

According to the official figures from the RoS (Registers of Scotland, the prices of Scotland properties increased slightly towards the end of 2010, despite the uncertain economic climate and a reduction in the number of sales. Looking at the figures representing the

Where to find a CeMAP course in Scotland

If you live in Scotland, or if you intend to work as a mortgage advisor in Scotland, then you may find yourself struggling to find a CeMAP company offering courses in Scotland. There are several reasons for this, but there are financial training companies offering this service. You may or may not be aware, but

Do I need special CeMAP training for Scotland?

When you intend to work as a mortgage advisor in Scotland, CeMAP training courses in Scotland are more difficult to find, but do you really need to find a special CeMAP course for Scotland? There are certainly differences in the syllabus for Scotland, because the land laws in Scotland differ to those in England and […]

Fifth month rise for house prices, what does this mean for mortgages?

Figures from the Nationwide’s monthly house price index shows that house prices have risen for the fifth month in a row, making the average house price £160,159 – the same level as it was twelve months ago in 2008. In the third quarter of 2009, the UK’s house prices rose by 3.7 percent in total. […]

CeMAP training in Scotland

For those looking for CeMAP training in Scotland, you’ll find that there are differences in Scotland to the CeMAP training courses offered in the rest of the UK, in England and Wales. The reason that there are slight changes to the CeMAP syllabus in Scotland is because of the land law in Scotland. Scottish property […]

Housing market in Scotland remains tight

Property sales figures were released earlier this week as we reported yesterday showing signs of life in the housing market once again, which will be good news for mortgage advisors and those on CeMAP training courses at the moment, however, for those in Scotland, the housing market does not appear to show the same strength […]

Mortgage Lending in Scotland Falls

Those looking for CeMAP training in Scotland might be disappointed at first by the latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML). Although the figures show that mortgage lending in Scotland fell by 18 percent in the third quarter of this year, the number of mortgages approved