Home-ownership

Home-ownership
Mortgage borrowers need more help to find better deals

It seems odd but you can't compare mortage deals as thoroughly as you can personal loans or car insurance. But the FCA want to change things to resolve this....

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Alex Hartley 10th July, 2019
Is action about to be taken to release “Mortgage Prisoners”?

After the 2008 financial crisis many people became mortgage prisoners - and they may not realise it yet! New FCA proposals aim to gve them mortgage freedom....

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Amanda Gillam 3rd July, 2019
A Best Practice Step by Step Guide to Conveyancing

If you're new to buying property then the purchase process can seem daunting. But don't worry here are the basic steps of conveyancing your new property....

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Amanda Gillam 13th June, 2019
Does it make sense to have a Mortgage over more than 25 years?

Can you imagine borrowing over 30 to 40 years to buy your home? Does this feel excessively long? Well, more and more people are and this article explains why....

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Alex Hartley 3rd June, 2019
Top tips for cutting the cost of your mortgage

There many, many ways to reduce your monthly payments and/or the total interest that you pay for your mortgage. We explain all the options open to you....

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Amanda Gillam 30th May, 2019
A guide to Equity Release

Own your home? Aged over 55? Need some cash for your retirement or a project? Then Equity Release may be a route forward, although there are other options....

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Amanda Gillam 25th April, 2019
How to Remortgage, and when not to Remortgage

As a house owner should you remortgage or not? And if you should what is the best way to go about remortgaging?...

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Amanda Gillam 18th April, 2019
The current trends of the UK property market

Estate agents are feeling the pain as pre-Brexit blues take hold. Customers are delaying decisions. The market has slowed considerably. But are there opportunit...

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Alex Hartley 21st March, 2019
How the Government’s Help to Buy scheme can help you onto the property ladder

Help to Buy has helped over 500,000 people get on the property ladder since 2013. Here's how it could help you do the same....

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Alex Hartley 11th March, 2019
Why UK estate agents are struggling, and can you benefit from this?

Falling property sales driven by the economy and tax changes allied to a big push by efficient online estate agents are crippling traditional players....

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Amanda Gillam 6th September, 2018
How to protect yourself from rogue traders when doing home improvements

Citizens' Advice get 40,000 calls each year about rogue tradesmen! It can feel like a major challenge to find a trustworthy person to do your home improvements....

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Amanda Gillam 25th May, 2018
Financial tips for Millennials who want to get on the housing ladder

If you're aged 20 to 35 then as a so-called Millennial you're faced with the challenge of getting on the housing ladder. How do you confront this and the prospe...

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Amanda Gillam 21st May, 2018

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