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Common mortgage myths busted

Common mortgage myths busted

We look at some common misconceptions about mortgages so that you can arm yourself with accurate information and feel more confident about your search for a mortgage loan… Buying a home is an exciting milestone, but it can also be a bit daunting. There are some...

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Should you buy a bigger property?

Should you buy a bigger property?

Should you upsize to a larger home with more space and convenience, or would you be better off staying put and maybe even clearing your mortgage sooner? You need more space. You like the idea of a sprawling lounge, more bedrooms and a bigger garden. You’re not alone...

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Why does the base rate keep going up?

Why does the base rate keep going up?

Wondering about the recent upward trend of base rates since December 2021? Let's explore the possible reasons behind these rises and uncover what the future holds for us. The Bank of England’s decision to increase the base rate to 4.25% on Thursday was hardly a...

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Why homebuyers should consider financial protection

Why homebuyers should consider financial protection

Not everyone’s finances are in great shape, yet many homebuyers don’t always think about financial protection. We explain why it’s crucial and how it can protect you and your loved ones. Some 12.9 million adults had low financial resilience last May, according to the...

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How to prepare for buying a bigger property

How to prepare for buying a bigger property

Thinking of upgrading to a bigger property? Here’s some key things to think about before you commit to moving house. Buying a bigger property can be an exciting experience that can provide you with more space and better amenities. It’s a chance to relocate to a new...

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Bank of England base rate goes up to 3.5%

Bank of England base rate goes up to 3.5%

The Bank of England has just announced a base rate increase from 3% to 3.5%. The rate increased from 2.25% to 3% last month and has consistently risen in the last year. The base rate has increased again – this time from 3% to 3.5%. The base rate is the interest rate...

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Why is financial protection important?

Why is financial protection important?

Financial protection insurance is an essential part of creating a secure future. It helps you to avoid potential losses and offers peace of mind for you and your loved ones. Many people don’t like to think about what would happen if they became seriously ill. Yet it’s...

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Frequently asked questions about remortgaging

Frequently asked questions about remortgaging

What is remortgaging, when should you consider it, and will it save you money? These and more questions answered… What is remortgaging? Remortgaging simply means finding a new mortgage product to replace your current one. Over the last decade, most borrowers will have...

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