Is buying cheaper than renting?

Is buying cheaper than renting?

Private rental costs have increased in the past year, but so have house prices. Will you pay more or save money if you take out your first mortgage? Find out more… If you’re hoping to join the property ladder, you may be wondering how the cost of your mortgage is...
6 ways to get the best deal on your mortgage

6 ways to get the best deal on your mortgage

A mortgage is likely to be the biggest financial commitment of your life, so getting the right loan is key and could save you a considerable sum in the long run. Here’s how to ensure you get the most competitive rate for you… Tip 1: Make sure your credit history is...
More home buyers than properties

More home buyers than properties

House price growth continues and there are more buyers than properties, so the market remains very competitive, with multiple buyers competing over one property. Property website Zoopla states that the annual rate of UK house price growth is currently at 6.9 per cent...
More options for first-time buyers

More options for first-time buyers

The market for first-time buyers has improved, with more products available now than a year ago. Here’s what you need to know… First-time buyers had a tough time last year. When the property market reopened after the first lockdown, pent-up demand led to a vast number...
Getting a mortgage after being furloughed

Getting a mortgage after being furloughed

Have you recently returned to work after being on furlough? If so, what does this mean for your chances of getting a mortgage? It is estimated that there are around 1.9 million people in the UK currently on furlough, which has gone down from 5.1 million in January....