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Take the stress out of moving house

Take the stress out of moving house

Hoping to move house this year? From getting your paperwork organised swiftly to decluttering before you move, here’s our top tips on making the process as stress-free as possible. It’s often said that moving house is one of the most stressful things you can do aside...

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What is a Retirement Interest Only Mortgage?

What is a Retirement Interest Only Mortgage?

A Retirement Interest Only Mortgage (RIO) could suit you if you are over the age of 55 and think you may struggle to pay off an existing mortgage or get a standard residential one. Getting a mortgage when you’re older is possible these days, and there are some good...

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The different types of mortgages explained

The different types of mortgages explained

Thinking of buying a property and wondering about the different types of mortgages on offer? Should you go with a fixed-rate mortgage loan or would you be better off with a variable rate deal? We look at the various types of mortgages available. Navigating the...

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9 key things to think about when taking on a mortgage

9 key things to think about when taking on a mortgage

Taking on a mortgage is probably the biggest financial commitment you’ll make in your lifetime so it’s essential to get it right. Here’s some key things to think about before you commit. Have you got a good deal on your mortgage loan? Make sure you’ve obtained the...

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Why should you use a mortgage broker?

Why should you use a mortgage broker?

A good broker can save you money and make sure you get the right mortgage loan to suit you. Here’s some more good reasons why it’s worth using one… You’re getting on the property ladder for the first time, or you’re looking to move to a bigger place. You need a...

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5 mortgage myths busted

5 mortgage myths busted

We dispel some of the common myths people have about mortgages and explain the reality of each one. Myth 1: You need a large deposit This is not the case. If you’re a first-time buyer, you may have been saving like mad, thinking you need to find a sizeable sum to put...

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7 myths about equity release

7 myths about equity release

If you’re concerned about your finances in later life, you may have thought about releasing equity from your home. But you might also have concerns about equity release based on what you’ve heard in the past. Equity release plans have improved greatly, so here’s some...

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How to be financially savvy

How to be financially savvy

Whether it’s saving money in the short-term or planning for the unexpected, we reveal some key ways to be smart with your money. Review your mortgage every two years Never assume you're stuck with one mortgage product as you could remortgage, either at the end of a...

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Can you get a mortgage with bad credit?

Can you get a mortgage with bad credit?

If you’ve had credit problems in the past and you’d like to get a mortgage, you may think your chances are slim. But it could be possible so don’t give up before you’ve even tried. Here’s what you need to know… You want a mortgage, but your credit rating has been...

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How much will it cost to remortgage?

How much will it cost to remortgage?

There’s no doubt that remortgaging could save you a lot of money, but there are some costs to factor into the process that you need to weigh up against the saving. There are some very good reasons to consider remortgaging. It could save you a considerable sum of...

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