FIRST TIME BUYERS

Renting versus buying a property

Renting versus buying a property

Are you a prospective first-time buyer? You might have seen the reports in the media lately that renting is currently cheaper than buying a property. And you might be tempted to carry on renting and hold off on buying for a bit longer. What’s caused the situation, and...

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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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