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Fixed Rate vs Tracker & Variable Mortgages: Which Is Best For You?

In times of economic uncertainty, which kind of mortgage should you entrust your home and family’s future to? We take a look at the prospects. Generally the old adage ‘safe as houses’ still holds. Houses and the land they stand on are material assets – even if their nominal market value declines the value of...

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Could Home Equity Release (Lifetime Mortgage) Be The Best Way To Fund Your Retirement?

With delayed retirement, uncertain economic stability and growing inflation, could Home Equity Release provide the financial benefits retirees are seeking? Over the past decade, our idea of what constitutes retirement has altered dramatically. Far from the traditional view of retirees content to while away their twilight years with few interests beyond gardening, the generation of...

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A Quick Guide To Mortgages In The UK

  Mortgages are a type of loan provided by a Bank or Building Society. This legal agreement between you and the lender is designed to help you buy property or land and will normally last for 25 years (although the term can be shorter if required). The loan is ‘secured’ against the value of the property until it’s...

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Best Fixed Rate Mortgage Offers This Month

Will mortgage costs start to rise in 2017? Should you sign up to a fixed rate deal now? This article previously spoke about record low mortgage offers with HSBC offering a record low 0.99% 2 year fixed rate deal. HSBC have now pulled that deal from the market due to rising costs. The worry for...

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The Benefits Of An OffSet Mortgage – Are You Missing Out?

The Offset Mortgage is growing in popularity as savers continue to struggle to find a good return on their money. Interest rates on savings remain at around 1% which means home-owners could benefit by combining their savings and mortgage balances. Offset Mortgages currently only account for 10% of the UK mortgage market. Are borrowers missing out? An Offset...

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