Mortgages

Read our guides to the financial side of key stages that may happen to you in the future. More information is available in our Help & FAQs section

  • 10 Tips for getting a Mortgage

    10 Tips for getting a Mortgage

    One of life’s biggest financial commitments is likely to be your mortgage, so it’s important that you find the best deal. With plenty of ways to improve your chances of getting your mortgage application accepted – Follow our top tips to help you get on the property ladder.

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  • What does the Autumn budget 2017 mean for First time buyers?

    What does the Autumn budget 2017 mean for First time buyers?

    Stamp duty abolished on all properties up to £300,000 for first-time buyers. So what does this mean for those looking to buy their first home? The abolishment of stamp duty takes effect immediately, knocking up to £5,000 off the cost of a house purchase, depending on property price; making it easier for first time buyers to get on the property ladder.

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  • Everything That First Time Buyers Need to Know About Stamp Duty

    Everything That First Time Buyers Need to Know About Stamp Duty

    If you are buying your first home in the UK, and the purchase price that you agree with the seller exceeds £125,000, you will be required to pay a cost known as ‘stamp duty’.

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  • How Do You Make an Offer on a House?

    How Do You Make an Offer on a House?

    Whether you’re a first time buyer or moving home again, putting in an offer for a house you’ve fallen in love with can be a really exciting, but often a nerve-racking time. Chances are that you won’t be the only hopeful buyers, so you need to act fast – but how do you put in an offer, and how much should you offer for the best chance of being accepted?

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  • What is a Home Buyers Survey, and How Much Does it Cost?

    What is a Home Buyers Survey, and How Much Does it Cost?

    Buying a home is one of the most exciting investments that you’ll ever make, but even when you’ve fallen in love with a property, it’s natural to wonder whether you’re making the right choice. This is where paying for a home buyers survey can be really helpful – their purpose is to help you make a confident and informed decision, as you’ll receive expert information on the condition of the property you want, before it’s legally yours.

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  • Is Buying a New Build Home Right for You?

    Is Buying a New Build Home Right for You?

    There are many reasons why you could be considering buying a new build house – it could be that you’re a first-time buyer planning to take advantage of the Government’s Help to Buy scheme, you’re expanding your family, or you just love the idea of living in a home that’s completely brand new!

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