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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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6 key things to think about when buying your first home

6 key things to think about when buying your first home

Purchasing a property is an important life decision. It can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time. Before you take the plunge into home ownership, there are some key questions you should ask yourself to ensure you’re making the right decision. 1. Do you know...

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How to be credit-ready before you apply for a mortgage

How to be credit-ready before you apply for a mortgage

Hoping to buy your first property soon? Make sure you’re ready to be assessed by a lender with our guide to getting prepared for your mortgage application… Get on the electoral register This means that lenders can confirm your address. If you’re not on the electoral...

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7 things to think about when buying a new build home

7 things to think about when buying a new build home

Tempted by the idea of buying a brand-new home that doesn’t need any work? Read on before you commit… New build homes have seen increased demand recently, which is understandable, as they can be more energy efficient, and there’s also the convenience of moving in and...

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Don’t delay making a Lasting Power of Attorney

Don’t delay making a Lasting Power of Attorney

If you think you may be unable to cope with financial or health matters in future, now is a crucial time to arrange a Lasting Power of Attorney.  Having a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) in place means that someone else will be able to manage important tasks on...

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Bank of England base rate goes up

Bank of England base rate goes up

In a bid to combat inflation, The Bank of England has increased the base rate to 3%. Find out what this means for your mortgage. The Bank of England has today announced that the base rate has increased from 2.25% to 3%. This is the biggest increase since 1989 and...

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Will mortgage interest rates start to go down?

Will mortgage interest rates start to go down?

Why have interest rates gone up consistently this year, and what’s likely to be in store for borrowers? Will rates go down again with a new PM? We asked our Sales Manager, Phil Leivesley, to share his views… Please explain why rates have gone up. Interest rates have...

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Are you worried about your mortgage?

Are you worried about your mortgage?

With rising interest rates and increased living costs, it’s no surprise that many people are worried about their mortgage payments. Here’s what you need to know. Whether you’re seeking to buy your first property, sell up and move to a new home or you’re coming to the...

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8 good reasons to make a will

8 good reasons to make a will

Even if you don’t have a huge amount to leave behind, making a will is the best way to start to protect your loved ones and your children and minimise any additional stress for them if you pass away.  Three in five adults in the UK had not written a...

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Can you extend the term of your mortgage?

Can you extend the term of your mortgage?

Finding it increasingly tough to meet your monthly mortgage payments in light of rising costs? Don’t let things get worse… extending your mortgage term may be a possible solution. With the cost of living going up, you may be worried about your ability to pay your...

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