We are 5 years old today!

Today, Manchester Mortgage Brokers Mortgage Success Ltd, turn 5 years old! On the 1st October 2013 I started this business as Manchester Mortgage Broker, just one person, 6 months experience, a mobile phone and a

Can we be trusted?

We recently met up with a potential customer (more about this further down the page). They were very reluctant to provide bank statements and ID among other things we need in order to proceed. Every

Mortgage Success year to date

This year has been a very unusual one for us. As a general rule of thumb, over the last 5 years we have started to see a trend of when we will be busy and

Mortgage Enquiries in July

What a month July was! It started quite slowly for us, it took us a while to work out why and then we realised, it was the World cup (It seems like a long time

Mortgages on Bed & Breakfasts

We recently received an enquiry from a potential customer looking to get a Mortgage on a Bed & Breakfast (B&B). Our initial thoughts were that this would need to be a commercial Mortgage and we

Mortgage Enquiries during July

Mortgage Arrears This month we received an enquiry where the client had been up to 6 months in arrears on a Mortgage for a period of 12 months, although all was up to date at

Estage Agents misleading buyers

Yesterday I read an article about Estate Agents trying to coerce/blackmail/mislead (depending on your take) buyers in to using their in house Mortgage Brokers and recommended solicitors. It is not the first time I have

getting a mortgage over 50

The last couple of years has seen quite a lot in the press with regards to “older” borrowers and the struggles of getting a mortgage over 50. The reality is that is not quite true… Never

Mortgage Enquiries during June

June was a great month for enquiries, we had so many different types of enquiries it kept us busy doing plenty of research and perhaps a sign of the times but we also had more