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My Money Webinar: Are you mortgage fit? What every self-employed professional should know

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2020 has been a fairly turbulent year for the mortgage market, with a fast-paced 6 months anticipated ahead, it’s worth being in the best possible position when you start your mortgage journey.

In light of the changes predicted in early 2021, there are a lot of reasons why 2020 is looking like a great time to get a mortgage or remortgage. Some things to consider when thinking about your mortgage this year include: the Stamp Duty holiday, IR35 approaching and the historic lows of current interest rates. 

Mortgage expert, Simon Butler, CMME’s Head of Mortgages will talk you through all of this and the tips you need to be mortgage ready in 2020.  The webinar will cover: 

•    Latest trends, opportunities & watchouts
•    How to get ‘mortgage fit’ – put yourself in the best position to secure a new mortgage or re-mortgage
•    How to ensure you have the right protections in place to ensure long term peace of mind
•    How IR35 will play a part in your mortgage application – Umbrella vs Contractor

Plus there will be plenty of time for questions. As always, email your questions in advance to [email protected] with the subject ‘Questions for the My Money webinar: Are you mortgage fit?’.

Speaker - Simon Butler


Simon’s career in the mortgage & protection sector spans more than 15 years, formerly as an advisor for several high street banks and latterly working in the whole of market mortgage broking sector.

Since joining CMME, Simon has helped the company become the largest provider of niche financial advice to independent professionals. He has been actively involved in assisting mortgage lenders to evolve their lending policies to better understand and cater for the bespoke needs of freelancers, contractors and the self-employed.

Now as the Head of Mortgage & Protection at CMME, alongside the management of the day to day operation, Simon continues to play an active role in advising mortgage lenders and industry bodies to champion the cause of the independent professional.

This webinar is part of the My Money event - a month of financial guidance just for the self-employed. Visit the My Money website for further details and to sign up to other webinars throughout November. All My Money webinars are free to attend.

All webinars at the My Money event aim to provide guidance and not financial advice. We recommend you always complete your own research to ensure it is right for your specific circumstances.