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Fed up with renting

Fed up with renting? If you rent your home, it can be frustrating to know your hard-earned cash is going into someone else’s pocket each month. If you’ve ever thought about owning your own place, the mortgage market may appear daunting. How do you choose

Help to buy mortgages

Is your Help to Buy deal ending?

Is your Help to Buy deal ending? Since its launch in April 2013 more than 145,000 properties have been bought using the Help to Buy Equity Loan scheme. Five years on and the interest-free element of the loan is due to end, with homeowners potentially

fixed rate mortgage

What’s the point of a property survey?

You’re not bound by law to have a survey done on a property you’re buying, but while it may feel like an unnecessary expense given all the other costs involved in homebuying, it could actually save money and stress in the longer-term. A survey is

Family Insurance

What life insurance is best for your joint mortgage?

What life insurance is best for your joint mortgage? When you take out a mortgage we would always recommend you take out appropriate life insurance too, so that you know your monthly mortgage payments are covered if things go awry. If you’re buying on your

Help to buy mortgages

Valuations vs Surveys

Conveyancing is an important part of the home buying process, and it’s important to note it’s required when both buying and selling a property.

So what should you consider when choosing a property solicitor to carry out your conveyancing? It’s important to use a qualified property solicitor who’ll be able to take care of a range of issues on your behalf, including:

Self Build Homes

What are your grand designs?

What are your grand designs? Are you a budding Frank Lloyd Wright with ambitions to design and build a home to your exact specifications? If you're choosing to build the property of your dreams and you have the knowledge and skills required, you could opt
Mortgage Advice

The value of our advice

The value of our advice Good financial advice and planning helps people to protect and build their assets, make the most of their investments and help to achieve the goals and lifestyle they desire. Establishing priorities Every client we meet has a unique and varied
Financial Advice

The value of mortgage advice

The value of mortgage advice With so many mortgage lenders offering their products on the high street and online, it can be tempting to cut out the middleman and 'go direct'. But when you're making such an important financial commitment, the guidance you can get
conveyancing

How to choose a good conveyancer

Conveyancing is an important part of the home buying process, and it’s important to note it’s required when both buying and selling a property.

So what should you consider when choosing a property solicitor to carry out your conveyancing? It’s important to use a qualified property solicitor who’ll be able to take care of a range of issues on your behalf, including:

Buy to Let Mortgage market changes

Buy to Let Mortgage market changes The UK’s Buy to Let market is in a state of flux, with an extra 3% Stamp Duty on the purchase of additional properties and changes to the way a landlord’s income is taxed. Landlords used to be able