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First Time Buyers

Buying for the first time

Buying for the first time? For first time buyers, getting onto the property ladder may seem like a daunting process, but there is help available. With demand outstripping supply in many areas, the average UK house price has been pushed beyond the reach of many
Help to buy mortgages

What makes a good Buy to Let investment?

What makes a good Buy to Let investment? With property prices continuing to rise, Buy to Let can be an attractive way to invest. But whether buying your first Buy to Let property, or adding to your portfolio, it’s important to consider what’s involved. Being
downsizing your home

Parent landlords

Parent landlords With house prices rising faster than salaries, the younger generation face having to find a much bigger multiple of their income to buy a home, compared to their baby-boomer parents. Couple this with rising rent payments that stifle the ability to raise a
Mortgage Advisers

Buying for the first time?

Buying for the first time? For first-time buyers, getting onto the property ladder may seem a daunting process, but there’s more help available than you might think. With supply and demand at an imbalance, the average UK house price has been pushed beyond the reach
Financial Advice

Are you considering remortgaging?

Are you considering remortgaging? With continuing low interest rates, you may be considering remortgaging to save money. Even if your mortgage provider has recently reduced its Standard Variable Rate (SVR), moving to a new mortgage deal could save you money. But before you’re tempted by
moving home

Pack up your troubles

Pack up your troubles Moving home can be stressful, especially if you’re new to the property ladder. But, by following a few simple tips, you can help ensure your move goes as smoothly as possible. Seek mortgage advice Try and get a mortgage offer in
mortgage advice

Help to Buy schemes proving successful

Help to Buy schemes proving successful Over 160,000 people have been able to achieve home-ownership thanks to the government’s Help to Buy housing schemes. Of those, 118,000 were first time buyers, the average house price was £189,795 (significantly under the national average of £292,000), more
England

Britain’s happiest places

Leigh-on-Sea tops Rightmove’s Happy at Home Index, with Harrogate dropping to third. Rightmove’s annual study asks 24,000 people across England, Wales and Scotland to rank where they live against 12 factors relating to their local area. The factors range from neighbourliness and how much there

conveyancing

What’s your repayment plan?

What’s your repayment plan? Thousands of people with interest-only mortgages expiring this year do not have a repayment plan, putting their homes at serious risk of repossession. 40,000 interest-only mortgages are set to mature in 2016, but experts suggest that only half of these homeowners
Insurance Advisers

Have you found your forever home?

Have you found your forever home? When you think about your dream home – the one you can see yourself growing old in – what do you imagine it looks like? A modern architectural masterpiece built of glass and metal, or something more old-fashioned and