Category Archives for Mortgages

What is Let to Buy?

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It’s our job to get you into your dream home. But we understand that whether you’re employed or self-employed, if money is tight, that dream can seem very far away. Read this article to find out if Let to Buy is the solution to all your home problems. What is Let to Buy? This is […]

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Adding Value to Your Property – Damien Fogg

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We’re honoured to be able to share this amazing article with you all. The author, Damien Fogg, a chartered building surveyor, investor, landlord, business owner, aspiring philanthropist and polymath (still working on the polymath part though) is also the founder of the Buy To Let Strategy website, which you can find here. ADDING VALUE TO […]

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5 Ways To Beat High Property Prices

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House prices in the East of England have rocketed 13.3% in the last year, with the UK as a whole experiencing a healthy 8.4% increase. Furthermore, interest rates are remaining historically low; attractive for some with certain types of mortgage but making it more difficult for first-time buyers to save larger deposits. The recent stamp […]

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Building Your Dream Home

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The idea of building your own home is an exciting one but for most people it remains a fantasy. Where do you start? What costs are involved? Do you need planning permission? Are there restrictions? How do you know how much is “too much”? The questions can be endless. There is so much to do […]

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A Short Guide to Valuations and Surveys

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Surveys are an important part of the property purchase process. Surveys can both save and help you to raise the money necessary to buy your new home, however there are several different types. Unless you’ve done this before it can be confusing, leaving you wondering whether you’ve wasted time commissioning the wrong type of survey. […]

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6 costs you can forget about when moving home

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Finally! A money saving blog post that will really make a difference. These must-have tips can save you a lot of time and money when you’re on the move. Moving home can really hurt your wallet. Not only are you paying humongous amounts for a deposit but additional fees such as stamp duty, valuations and other […]

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VIDEO – Multiple Income Sources

Or if you’ve just come from Facebook, you can watch part 2 here: Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

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When is the best time to apply for a Mortgage?

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When you are self-employed, arranging a mortgage can be difficult at the best of times. Without the proper advice you can be left drifting, unable to find the right mortgage deal for you. You need to be armed with all the possible tools in order to fight for your mortgage and that includes knowing when […]

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Commercial Mortgages vs Residential Mortgages

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Commercial mortgages are just another facet of the humongous mortgage market. When you’re self-employed and your business world melts into your home life, how do you know that you’re still getting the best of both worlds when it comes to a mortgage? For many self-employed people it can be difficult to navigate the mortgage minefield […]

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5 things to improve your credit rating for a Mortgage

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Getting and maintaining a good credit score is not a simple task. Even if you’ve never had debt in your life, that doesn’t guarantee you a perfect credit score. When it comes to getting a mortgage, you’ll need to make sure your credit score is the best it can be or you could be declined […]

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