FIRST TIME BUYERS

Discounted homes for key workers

Discounted homes for key workers

A new government scheme launched today to help first-time buyers and could save them at least 30 per cent off a property price. Here’s what we know so far… The government has just announced its new First Homes scheme which launched on 4 June in the East Midlands. The...

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Your guide to buildings insurance

Your guide to buildings insurance

Moving house? Buildings insurance is usually compulsory if you are taking out a mortgage on your new property. Here’s all you need to know about what it covers and when you need to take out a policy. Your mortgage lender will want you to take out buildings insurance...

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Getting a mortgage and changing jobs

Getting a mortgage and changing jobs

Want to get a mortgage and thinking of changing jobs? Wondering if you’ll still be able to get your application accepted? Here’s what you need to know… You want to get a mortgage soon but might have recently changed jobs. Or you may want to apply for a mortgage and be...

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Is money ruining your relationship?

Is money ruining your relationship?

Money is often the source of tension between couples. Here’s what do if you and your partner don’t share the same perspective on your finances. The pandemic has created significant financial pressure for many of us. Nine million people borrowed more money by the end...

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Can you really afford your dream home?

Can you really afford your dream home?

When applying for a mortgage, it’s tempting to focus on getting your application approved and worry about how you’ll manage the monthly payments later. Yet it’s essential to run the numbers first to avoid stress further down the line. It’s everyone’s worst nightmare....

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How much can you borrow?

How much can you borrow?

Thinking of applying for a mortgage and wondering how much you can borrow? Find out what the income multiples could be if you are buying on your own or with a partner. The property market in the UK is currently booming, and house prices are rising. If you’re a...

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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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