Mortgage Required News


Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming Maidenhead & Windsor Business & Community Awards.

The awards aim to bring together the business community to celebrate outstanding talent and effort from both businesses and the community.

Moneyfacts, the independent mortgage market monitor of all things ‘mortgage’ has reported that overall mortgage availability rose in January 2021, to 3,215 products!

Generally referred to as ‘the base rate’, when it falls it is usually (but not always) an indication that lending rates generally will also fall.

If you can’t come to us we can quickly set up a video or phone appointment.

Maidenhead business Mortgage Required has been awarded “Best Mortgage Firm” by leading Industry body Premier Mortgage Services.

The campaign urges you to stop and consider whether a situation is genuine – and to stop and think if what you’re being told really makes sense.

We have continued our sponsorship of Maidenhead United FC, as they enjoy their first season in the national League.

Apps are now playing a greater and more sophisticated role in the life of the homeowner and new home buyer. Here are a few of our favourites UK property apps for your mobile gadgets.

We are delighted to be able to announce that Mortgage Required has joined the Equity Release Council.

For the second time, Mortgage required will be attending the enormously successful Help to Buy Show in Reading.

Mortgage Required were delighted to take 50 suffers of Altzeimers and their carers on a fantastic day on the River Thames.

We are delighted to continue our apprentice programme with the arrival of our latests employees Jack and Joe

Mortgage Required are once again the title sponsor for the annual ADS Santa Fun Run held at the famous Olympic rowing lake at Dorney.

As one of the area’s largest Independent Mortgage Firms, Mortgage Required are delighted to announce we will be exhibiting at Berkshire’s biggest ‘Help to Buy’ Home Show on Saturday 8 April.

Article 50 has been triggered/ sent / delivered and negotiations have begun. If you haven’t taken advantage of the extremely low mortgage rates on offer, now is the time to grab one as Brexit or no Brexit, the only way is up.

Mortgage Required are approved Help to Buy Mortgage Advisers and have helped lots of clients to buy a home through this government fantastic scheme.

A help to buy equity loan is part of the Government’s initiative to help both existing homeowners looking to move and first-time buyers trying to get onto the housing ladder.

All of us at Mortgage Required were delighted to receive confirmation earlier this month that our head broker, Craig Head, was nominated by Nationwide’s Business Development Manager.

The shared ownership and Help to Buy schemes are only available through recognised and authorised agents. Mortgage Required is delighted to announce that we are now able to offer our clients mortgages for both schemes as approved Help to Buy mortgage advisers.

If you are still working, there are plenty of lenders happy to extend terms on a interest only mortgage. 

New research shows that 75% of borrowers could be missing out on the opportunity to pay less for their mortgage.

It has long been recognised that the best way to secure the right mortgage deal is to fully explore the market and what is on offer to whom. As the financial markets have expanded and matured, it has become harder for the layperson to interrogate the market completely and with the level of forensic understanding required if the best informed decision is to be made.

As a professional, responsible company Mortgage Required believe all clients should be aware of the risks associated with every loan. With this in mind we offer all customers a free protection review.

One of the silver linings of Brexit — for now — is that mortgage rates remain very competitive My advice on what to do now is to Remortgage to an excellent deal without delay, in case these deals  are replaced or withdrawn.

It’s been an interesting month at Mortgage Required, as we launched our 2016 campaign,” Saving Britain, one Mortgage at a time.” As well as making the staff dress up as Superheroes (yes really), we hit the road to take the message round the Thames Valley, that just like any other household bill, homeowners can also save money on their mortgage.

Despite the weather doing its best to disrupt the annual ADS Santa Fun, sponsored by Mortgage Required it was the biggest and best yet.

Interest rates are so low that mortgage lenders can’t really cut them any more in order to win business. Instead of fighting it out in a rate war, providers are looking for new markets or niche areas for lending.

Mortgage Required are delighted to have partnered with Northwood of Maidenhead, to supply mortgage advice to their clients.

Katie Lavender one of our Mortgage Advisors has just passed her Ce-map 2 exam meaning she is only 1 exam away from becoming fully qualified.

Tim Managing Director of Mortgage Required ticked a box in his bucket list in June when with two other sailors on a 42 foot Yacht he crossed the Atlantic.

We enter a team every year in what is fast becoming a Mortgage Required tradition. The Round the Island Race was first run in 1931 with just 25 entries. It is now a firm part of the British Summer Season and Social Calendar


Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

There will be no fee for Mortgage Advice. There may be a fee for arranging a mortgage. The precise amount will depend upon your circumstances, but we estimate it to be between £399 and £599.

Mortgage Required Ltd, Finance House, 5 Bath Road, Maidenhead, SL6 4AQ is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority reference 573718 at

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