Mortgage View Articles

Ash-Ridge Private finance do not just advise their private clients – we also advise the media.

Our Adviser Jane King has twice been nominated as “Media Mortgage Adviser of the year” by Unbiased.

Jane appears regularly on the BBC News Channel’s “Your Money” and Radio 4’s” MoneyBox” commentating on mortgage finance and matters of interest to viewers in relation to the mortgage market. She has also guested on Channel 4 News.

Jane also writes articles for the press and online and her articles can be found in the following publications and websites.

  • Channel 4 website
  • Reuters
  • Independent on Sunday
  • Financial Times

Alternatively search on “Jane King Mortgage” or follow on twitter @ashridgepf. Jane is happy to provide media comment or articles on request.

LBC's Property Hour for 20th October 2016

Jane speaks to Clive Bull on LBC's Property Hour

ShareRadio's Young Money: The end of the help-to-buy mortgage guarantee scheme - what now?

What options are available now the Help-To-Buy mortgage guarantee scheme has come to an end

Share Radio's Women and Money Show: Retiring with debt

What do you do if you have large debts or haven’t paid off your mortgage, but retirement is just round the corner?

Share Radio's Women and Money Show: Budgeting for a Child at Uni

If your son or daughter is planning to go to university in the autumn, are you planning on how you'll help them pay for it? Are you going to be supporting them with help towards their rental costs or will you be paying some of their bills? And if you're off to university, are you wondering how much debt you'll leave with?

Share Radio's Women and Money Show

Jane King was chatting with Sarah Pennells on Share Radio’s “Women and Money” show discussing finances for self-employed women.

Mortgage View - December 2014

The year ends with mortgages remaining very much at the forefront of financial news. The Chancellors autumn statement revealed some significant and positive changes to stamp duty which had commentators reaching for their calculators to confirm that, for the vast majority of homebuyers and especially first time buyers and second steppers, stamp duty will be less of a financial burden.

BBC's Your Money - Weekly Roundup 4th October 2014

Jane King gave the latest mortgage advice on this weeks episode of the BBC's Your Money programme

BBC's Your Money - Weekly Roundup 26th April 2014

Jane King gave the latest mortgage advice on this weeks episode of the BBC's Your Money programme

BBC's Your Money - Weekly Roundup 25th January

Jane King gave the latest mortgage advice on this weeks episode of the BBC's Your Money programme

Mortgage Market Review – December 2013.

The big news so far this month was the announcement by the Bank of England that the Funding for Lending scheme would cease providing low cost money for mortgage lending from the 31st December 2013. This is much earlier than expected.

Half of Help To Buy Applications Fail

Business Development Managers from Halifax and Natwest told Jane King, our Private Finance adviosr, that about half of applicants for this scheme failed to meet the affordability criteira.

BBC's Your Money - Weekly Roundup 9th November

Ash Ridge Private Finance's Jane King was a recent guest on this episode of the BBC's Your Money programme

Mortgage Guarantee Scheme Brought Forward

This has been the biggest news for the housing market in September.

BBC Radio 4 You & Yours - Help To Buy Mortgage Scheme

Jane provided her expert advice regarding the latest on the government's Help To Buy mortgage scheme.

Help To Buy Mortgage Guarantee Scheme – Independent Mortgage Advice

Ash-Ridge Private Finance will be available to offer independent and fee-free advice on the Help to Buy Mortgage Guarantee Scheme from Friday 11th October 2013.

Mortgage Guarantee Scheme Announcement

In an announcement made by David Cameron on Saturday 28th September, the Help to Buy Mortgage Guarantee Scheme has been brought forward by three months.

The Fixed Rate Mortgage Tumble

Jane provides her expert mortgage advice in this September article on fixed rate mortgages for unbiased

Mortgage Market Review – August 2013.

August has been a very busy month for all matters property and mortgage-related.

BBC Business News - Brokers See Mortgage Choice Rise

Jane provided her expert advice in this December article for the BBC's Business News report

Radio 4 Moneybox Live: Mortgages - October 2012

Jane was a guest speaker on today's Radio 4 MoneyBox Live.

Radio 4 Moneybox Live: Mortgages - September 2011

Jane was recently a guest speaker on Radio 4's MoneyBox Live.