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A Guide To Selling Your Home

  What you need to know, and the steps you need to take, to make selling your home as easy and stress-free as possible. Selling your home can feel like a daunting challenge. With so much to think about, it can be difficult to know where to start; however, following these steps can alleviate much

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Should You Use An Estate Agent To Sell Your Home?

  Selling your home can be time-consuming and stressful. We discuss the benefits and costs of using estate agents to sell your home. When you decide to sell your home, you want to get the best price with minimum fuss. You don’t want too many people traipsing through your property with no intention of buying.

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Stuck On An Interest Only Mortgage?

  If you’ve found yourself trapped on an interest-only mortgage, don’t despair – here’s one possible solution for you. Across the United Kingdom, thousands of people have found themselves stuck with an interest-only mortgage, which they probably took out sometime during the 1990s or early 2000s. This year, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is expecting

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Interest-Only Mortgage Guide – Pro’s, Con’s & Where To Find One

If you’re thinking of taking out an interest-only mortgage, read on to find out the pros and cons of this type of mortgage, and where to find one. During their heyday in the 80s and 90s, interest-only mortgages were said to account for eight out of every ten new mortgages. Having fallen out of favour

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A Guide to Buy-to-Let Mortgages & Latest Deals

  Opting for a buy-to-let mortgage is a serious financial commitment, which is why you cannot afford not to read our essential guide. You may be dreaming of having a portfolio of properties and a regular monthly income that will lead you to retirement and beyond. This may be achievable, but if you are going

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The Benefits Of Professional Mortgage Advice

  Buying a house is probably the single biggest purchase you will ever make so it’s common sense to get professional advice to help you choose the right mortgage product for you. A mortgage is, simply, a loan to enable you to buy land or property. The loan is secured against your property which can be repossessed if

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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

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The Best Smart Home Devices

  New smart home devices are flooding the market, promising to create more time, better security, lower energy use and more efficiency in the home. This “Internet Of Things” is the latest boom in the tech industry and reports coming out of the Consumer Electronics Show in China this month suggest the market will go from

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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 earn a good interest rate on their savings. Interest rates on savings remain at around 1% which means homeowners 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?

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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

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