The bank of Mum and Dad

This month Rob Starr, CEO of Seico Insurance & Mortgages Ltd, offers his insight into the Bank of Mum & Dad:
We have a new mortgage lender in town, and it goes by the name the “Bank of Mum & Dad”. It is apparently now the sixth largest lender in the country. It’s funny because I always wanted to start a bank, I just never realised my only customers would be my children!

Spotlight on… Rottingdean

Spotlight on… Rottingdean The historic village of Rottingdean is unique in that it’s just a stone’s throw from the beach, whilst bordering nearby Brighton and Hove and the stunning South Downs National Park. Perhaps no longer a well-kept secret in Sussex, many city dwellers have been looking to make the move for a quieter life…

Why a good agent is a great investment

No two houses are the same; even two properties on the same street have things that distinguish them from one another. On paper, they might have exactly the same provision, both well maintained and with identical floor plans. Yet one is winning in terms of popularity with potential buyers, whilst the other is struggling to…

Dare to dream

Alex Mackay MD of Mishon Mackay takes a fresh look at the property market as we enter the New Year. If you read or listen to the property press, or the national media commenting on the property market, you will know they are currently awash with speculation and projections on the way the market will…