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First Start at a glance

First Start gives your first time buyers more borrowing power. By combining their income with that of a sponsor they could borrow more, responsibly.

We’ve won the top FS Tech award… again!

Great news! Bank of Ireland UK has won the ‘Best use of IT in Retail Banking and Insurance’ for the 2nd time in 3 years.

Can your customers afford to get on the property ladder?

Research has shown that the average house price in the UK is over 6 times the average salary. This leaves an average salary gap of more than £6,000 needed to get a mortgage...

Small Portfolio Landlord Barometer: Q4 2017

We’ve teamed up with BDRC to look at their Q4 2017 Small Landlords Panel Research, a quarterly survey of UK landlords with less than 10 properties.

Why first time buyers are so reliant on the bank of Mum and Dad

When you consider that 66% of first time buyers in England are in the two highest income bands, we look at why it has become so tough to buy a first home.

National Technology Awards 2018: We've been shortlisted!

We’re over the moon to have been shortlisted for the second annual National Technology Awards. Celebrating the pioneers of technology and encouraging excellence, we’re shortlisted for:

Small landlords under the microscope

Looking at the latest research into the buy to let market, a lot changed during 2017 for landlords with small portfolios . Here, we look at the latest findings.

We’ve made the FStech Awards shortlist!

For the 18th year running, the FStech Awards will be celebrating excellence and innovation within the UK and EMEA financial services sector.

We’re finalists for the Personal Touch Live Financial Excellence Awards!

We’re so proud to be finalists for two awards from last month’s Personal Touch Financial Excellence Awards 2018.


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Our award winning system

Our online mortgage application system is simple to use and easy to understand.

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