Simon Smallwood | FrenchEntrée Contributor | Finance

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Simon Smallwood is the Business Development Director at International Private Finance.

Articles by Simon Smallwood

French Mortgage Advice

An Agreement in Principle Simon Smallwood explains why it pays to get your application for a French mortgage sorted out before hunting for your dream home… “When you possess an ‘agreement in principle’ it sends a very clear message to

Late Summer French mortgage tips

Late summer and early autumn is often the busiest time of the year for buyers of second homes in France committing to new purchases. Here we look at two key points to ensure your French property purchase remains on track!

Mortgage Choices in France

  Simon Smallwood of International Private Finance Compares capital repayment and interest-only mortgages in France…   Despite the current political climate and a weak pound sterling. British buyers are still actively investing in second and investment homes within Europe, with

Rising Mortgage Rates – Buying French Property in 2017

Simon Smallwood explores different mortgage options that can help you to manage the potential increase in French lending rates… Over recent months, potential buyers of French property have been greeted by historically low French mortgage rates. The three-month Euribor, the

EU mortgage credit directive

The EU Mortgage Credit Directive

Simon Smallwood explains how the new EU Mortgage Credit Directive and FCA regulation can work in favour of those buying property in France. The EU Mortgage Credit Directive (MCD) came into effect on 21st March 2016 and the resulting Financial