Have a case to discuss?

0800 111 020 Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm intermediary.enquiries@kmc.co.uk

Want to apply for a mortgage?

You can apply for a Kensington mortgage using our online portal. Login or register to set up an account.

Did you know your browser is out of date? It is strongly recommended that you use an alternative browser.

Do it Later x

News

Search
  1. 08 Jun, 2018
    Kensington Mortgages launches Fantasy Cup competition for intermediaries

    Kensington Mortgages launches Fantasy Cup competition for intermediaries

    Kensington Mortgages has announced the launch of a Fantasy Cup competition to celebrate a summer of football in Russia. The competition will be open to Kensington intermediaries, with registrations commencing from 31st May, and matches taking place between 14th June and 15th July 2018. More
  2. 05 Jun, 2018
    Additional coverage on Self-employed SentiMeter
  3. 25 May, 2018
    Business as usual: UK’s self-employed workers unfazed by Brexit as nearly two thirds (63%) think leaving the EU will have no impact on their business, research from Kensington Mortgages reveals

    Business as usual: UK’s self-employed workers unfazed by Brexit as nearly two thirds (63%) think leaving the EU will have no impact on their business, research from Kensington Mortgages reveals

    • Self-employed workers optimistic for year ahead, with almost half (47%) expecting to take on more work in 2018 • Regarding the overall effect of Brexit on the economy, self-employed workers were more downbeat, however, with over half (52%) expecting it to have a negative impact More
  4. 18 May, 2018
    We have a winner!

    We have a winner!

    We are delighted to announce that Steve Griffiths, Sales & Distribution Director at Kensington, won the business leader in the Complex Credit Lender category at the British Specialist Lending Awards. More
  5. 14 May, 2018
    Kensington Mortgages launches Limited Company buy-to-let mortgage proposition and announces increased LTVs and loan values across its mortgage range

    Kensington Mortgages launches Limited Company buy-to-let mortgage proposition and announces increased LTVs and loan values across its mortgage range

    Kensington Mortgages has announced that it will now offer mortgages for Limited Company buy-to-let customers, amidst a wider update to its mortgage proposition that includes higher LTVs and loan values across its residential mortgage and buy-to-let range. The new products, which go live on Thursday, 17th May, also include an increase in maximum residential loan sizes to £1m at 90% LTV in addition to 90% LTV mortgages on New Build houses and flats, as well as lending on Right to Buy flats. More
  6. 12 Apr, 2018
    Rate Expectations - April 2018

    Rate Expectations - April 2018

    Markets prepare for base rate rise in May The Bank of England decided to hold the base rate at 0.5% in March, but there is a growing expectation that the next MPC meeting in May will see a further increase, the first of two possible rises hinted at for 2018. More
  7. 09 Mar, 2018
    Kensington and New Street Mortgages announce full market launch in Scotland

    Kensington and New Street Mortgages announce full market launch in Scotland

    Kensington and New Street Mortgages have today announced a successful whole of market launch into Scotland. Kensington now offers an extensive range of products across its residential and Buy to Let ranges, whilst New Street Mortgages have launched a tailored Buy to Let range for customers. Both brands will now be available across England, Wales and Scotland. More
  8. 28 Feb, 2018
    Mark Arnold to join The Northview Group as Group Chief Executive

    Mark Arnold to join The Northview Group as Group Chief Executive

    The Northview Group, which includes the Kensington, New Street and Acenden brands, has announced the appointment of Mark Arnold to the role of Chief Executive for the Group. Mark’s appointment follows a strong year of growth for Northview and reflects its ambitions to continue to grow mortgage lending in the specialist lending market over the next three years. Mark will join the Group on 10th April 2018. More
  9. 25 Jan, 2018
    Kensington and New Street Mortgages mark Burns Night with exclusive launch into Scotland

    Kensington and New Street Mortgages mark Burns Night with exclusive launch into Scotland

    Kensington Mortgages and New Street have announced an initial exclusive launch with selected distributors from Legal & General Mortgage Club. Kensington rates start from 2.69%. New Street Mortgages will start from as low as 1.99% More
  10. 16 Jan, 2018
    2017 market overview: Another year of change

    2017 market overview: Another year of change

    by Steve Griffiths, Sales & Distribution Director at The Northview Group More
  11. 15 Dec, 2017
    Rate Expectations - November 2017

    Rate Expectations - November 2017

    Up in the air: rates rise at last, but Brexit casts a cloud over the Bank’s plans More
  12. 21 Nov, 2017
    The Autumn Budget: What does it mean for the housing sector?

    The Autumn Budget: What does it mean for the housing sector?

    With the festive season fast approaching, the Autumn budget is tomorrow. However, unlike some previous years, few anticipate any shocks or horrors. More
  13. 25 Aug, 2017
    Rate Expectations - August 2017

    Rate Expectations - August 2017

    Read our August forecast to get our Capital Markets team’s thoughts on how the Bank of England Base Rate; 3-month LIBOR; and Fixed Rates are likely to change in the future. More
  14. 25 Jul, 2017

    Kensington Mortgages wins at the What Mortgage Awards 2017

    Kensington Mortgages is proud to have won the Best Buy to Let Mortgage Lender award 2017 at the What Mortgage Awards on 19th July 2017. More
  15. 14 Jul, 2017
  16. 28 Jun, 2017
    Kensington Mortgages launches England & Wales Help to Buy Equity Loan mortgage range, with rates from 3.64%

    Kensington Mortgages launches England & Wales Help to Buy Equity Loan mortgage range, with rates from 3.64%

    Kensington Mortgages, has today announced the launch of its new Help to Buy range, supporting the Government’s equity loan scheme for new build properties. Kensington initially announced its intention to launch the range at Legal & General Mortgage Club’s New Build Forum in May. More
  17. 09 Jun, 2017
    Kensington was ‘Highly Commended’ at the Moneyfacts Awards 2017

    Kensington was ‘Highly Commended’ at the Moneyfacts Awards 2017

    The Moneyfacts Awards 2017 took place on Tuesday 6 June within The Pavilion at the Tower of London to an audience of over 400 industry guests. More
  18. 12 May, 2017
    Rate Expectations - May 2017

    Rate Expectations - May 2017

    Read our May forecast to get our Capital Markets team’s thoughts on how the Bank of England Base Rate; 3-month LIBOR; and Fixed Rates are likely to change in the future. More
  19. 28 Apr, 2017
    Kensington cuts over 70% of residential mortgage rates

    Kensington cuts over 70% of residential mortgage rates

    “The breadth and depth of these reductions will allow brokers to choose a deal that offers great value for money for a whole range of customers, from those with complex needs, the self-employed, to those seeking a large loan or wanting to buy a new property..." More
  20. 11 Apr, 2017
    Rate Expectations - April 2017

    Rate Expectations - April 2017

    Read our April forecast to get our Capital Markets team’s thoughts on how the Bank of England Base Rate; 3-month LIBOR; and Fixed Rates are likely to change in the future. More
  21. 08 Mar, 2017
    Rate Expectations - March 2017

    Rate Expectations - March 2017

    Read our March forecast to see how we think that the Bank of England Base Rate; 3-month LIBOR; and Fixed Rates are likely to change in the future. More
  22. 07 Mar, 2017
  23. 03 Mar, 2017
    Mark Whitear appointed as National Distribution Manager

    Mark Whitear appointed as National Distribution Manager

    “I am delighted to be joining The Northview Group, which enjoys a strong position in the mortgage market, operating two highly respected brands. " More
  24. 01 Mar, 2017

    Kensington Mortgages completes its 5th securitisation of new originations for £443m

    Kensington Mortgages, the specialist lender and part of The Northview Group, completed its 5th securitisation backed by Kensington new originations on 23rd February totalling £443m. More
  25. 23 Feb, 2017
    Keith Street, Vice Chairman, Group Lending at The Northview Group, comments on the CML’s gross mortgage lending figures
  26. 21 Feb, 2017

    3mc confirms Kensington is to cut rates by up to 0.55% on Specialist Distributor range

    Doug Hall, Director of 3mc, said: “These exclusive packaged products not only give brokers access to very competitively priced higher LTV deals, but also specialist solutions for landlords wanting to finance HMOs and multi-units on one title. I’m sure both will prove to be very popular with both brokers and their clients.” More
  27. 16 Feb, 2017

    Rate Expectations - February 2017

    Each month we'll share our forecasts of how we think that the Bank of England Base Rate; 3-month LIBOR; and Fixed Rates are likely to change in the future. More
  28. 13 Feb, 2017

    Kensington joins MCI Panel

    Phil Whitehouse, managing director, MCI Mortgage Club says: “Kensington is a hugely respected brand within the market and has some very interesting criteria benefits in the self-employed and contractor sectors..." More
  29. 09 Nov, 2016

    Kensington launches HMO and Multi Unit exclusives for Specialist Distributors, and announces Buy to Let reprice

    Kensington has enhanced its range of Buy to Let mortgages available exclusively through its specialist distribution partners. More
  30. 30 Sep, 2016

    Release: Kensington prices £346m securitisation

    Kensington Mortgages, part of The Northview Group, has raised further funding in the capital markets through a new securitisation announced on Tuesday (27/09/2016). More
  31. 07 Jun, 2016

    Kensington reduces app to offer time by 37%

    Kensington has reduced the average processing time from receiving an application to issuing an offer by 37% in the five months since January. More
  32. 12 May, 2016

    Release: Kensington cuts prices across Buy-to-Let range

    Kensington Mortgages has cut the price of its Buy to Let mortgages, reducing rates on products carrying a percentage fee by 25 basis points and cutting the cost of its fixed completion fee from £1999 to £999. More
  33. 28 Apr, 2016

    Release: Kensington Mortgages prices £350m securitisation

    Securitisations backed by Northview Group assets top £4bn since January 2015 More
  34. 01 Apr, 2016

    Release: Kensington increases maximum loan size for FTB and BTL

    Kensington Mortgages has today increased the maximum loan limits for First Time Buyers and Buy to Let mortgages. More
  35. 21 Mar, 2016

    Release: Kensington goes paperless as part of lending policy shake-up

    All documents to support an application can now be scanned and uploaded Drive to paperless is part of policy improvements that also include changes to lending criteria More
  36. 19 Jan, 2016

    Release: Kensington increases maximum LTV on core range

    Lender increases maximum LTV on core range to 85% Kensington also introduces 65% LTV products, with rates from 3.34% More
  37. 10 Dec, 2015

    Release: Kensington celebrates 20th anniversary

    The intermediary lender has completed almost 200,000 loans since its launch in 1995, totalling nearly £18bn. More
  38. 19 Nov, 2015
  39. 12 Oct, 2015

    Release: More than 1 in 4 employees receive bonuses

    The bonus capital of the UK is not London, but Derby where 46.9% of employees receive bonuses. Inner London ranked just sixth behind Bracknell Forest, Milton Keynes, Windsor & Maidenhead and Cheshire East. Take a look at the table below for more details. More
  40. 15 Sep, 2015
  41. 17 Jun, 2015
  42. 22 Apr, 2015

    Telling Stories

    There is a Waitrose advert that follows the efforts of one boy to grow a carrot. A single, tiny carrot whose appearance in the final scene, I guarantee, will evoke an emotional reaction. More
  43. 11 Mar, 2015

    Release: Experience pays for lenders as broker market share surges.

    Specialist lender Kensington is banking on experience as it builds to its 20th anniversary and is challenging other lenders on whether they can match its average length of service across field sales and business development. More
  44. 04 Mar, 2015

    Release: Specialist lending will be a key battleground in mortgage market

    Specialist lending will be one of the key battlegrounds in the mortgage market over the next two years with new lenders launching and High Street providers targeting the sector, new research* indicates. More
  45. 18 Feb, 2015

    The trouble with specialist mortgages

    We all love a mental shortcut. Just think about the Spice Girls. They were successful because you could label them with five words: Ginger, Sporty, Scary, Baby, Posh. More
  46. 23 Jan, 2015

    Start-ups signal growth in a flat market

    General consensus among industry commentators is that 2015 will offer little in the way of growth when it comes to gross lending levels. More
  47. 14 Nov, 2014

    Our ideas in action

    It’s always nice to see your ideas in practice and it’s even nicer when other people experience it. Here’s a great example of our ability to look a little deeper, helping a broker whose client had variable income and a complex credit history. More
  48. 10 Nov, 2014

    Release: UK financial services industry must not fail the self-employed

    Analysis by Kensington reveals that if the current trend for self-employment continues, around 4.6 million people will be self-employed by 2054, making up almost a third of the UK’s workforce (30%). More
  49. 06 Nov, 2014

    Monthly Economic Roundup October 2014

    Welcome to our October monthly economic round up, featuring the latest market insights and all the relevant financial and economic information we think may be of interest. You can find the market analysis just for you in one handy place, follow the links below. More
  50. 07 Oct, 2014

    Monthly Economic Roundup September 2014

    Welcome to our September monthly economic round up, featuring the latest market insights and all the relevant financial and economic information we think may be of interest. You can find the market analysis just for you in one handy place, follow the links below. More

Apply for a mortgage now

You can apply for a Kensington mortgage using our online portal. Login or register to set up an account.

Portal login Register

Submission tips

One of our underwriters will call you to discuss an application within days of you submitting it online. By uploading essential documents ahead of this conversation you can help us to process your case more quickly. Click on the button below to find out what documents you should upload.

Find out more

Mortgage Processing

You can keep up to date on our mortgage processing service levels by clicking on the link below.

Service levels

Case to discuss?

If you have a case you'd like to discuss, contact our Business Development Unit. They'll be happy to help with all enquiries regarding mortgage applications.

Call 0800 111 020

Sign up to our newsletter

Enter your details below to receive regular news, product updates and more.