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10 Ways to Improve Your Property’s Chances of Selling

Selling your home can be a daunting experience, yet it’s important that as soon as you decide to go ahead with a sale you start calling what was once your home a house. It’s no longer your job to feel attached to your living space when you decide to sell, as you’re now focusing
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Mortgage Brokers: Do You Need One?

A mortgage broker can be a savvy route to take for those that have little experience in the housing market. Of course, many people may have moved house a number of times and are comfortable with the experience. But, for some, this may be their first move. It may be that they have
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Urban or Rural – Which is Better?

It’s always difficult to choose a new home when you’ve got to try and balance out financial constraints and personal preferences. When it comes to choosing between urban and rural living, there’s plenty to consider. If you’re a first time buyer, you might be attracted to the far
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What do buyers look for in a house?

For years I have been hearing about how it’s a buyers market. But with rates potentially increasing a full point by the end of this year I think we may see a shift to a sellers market rather quickly. Home values are steadily rising and rates, while still low, will most likely
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Things to consider when buying a property

Buying your first home can either be one of the most exciting things, or one of the most terrifying things you ever do in your life. Often times it turns out to be both. Unfortunately you don’t get a trial run into buying a house, when it happens it just happens. I’ve often
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The Ultimate House Viewing Guide

When you are house hunting, you are going to visit multiple properties, before deciding to rent or buy a particular house. However, real estate agents have a few tricks up their sleeve to make a property look worth more than it really is. Failure to look past the sales pitch of a
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Is it time to re-mortgage?

 by  LendingMemo  “Is it time to re-mortgage?” A lot of people are asking this question right now – but it is an impossible one to answer with conviction. Asking someone whether it’s time to re-mortgage is akin to asking someone whether the share price of some big company is now
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7 Tips for Giving Yourself the Best Chance of Getting a Mortgage

Getting a mortgage is not simple in any way, shape, or form. The smallest thing can stop you from getting the house of your dreams and result in your application being rejected. So what can you do to give yourself the best chance of getting a mortgage? Read on to find out: Image
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Is Buying To let All It’s Cracked Up To Be? Things You Need To Know

Thanks to the home renovation and property development television programs of the 1980’s, there was a surge in people buying houses to let. It was easier to get mortgages back then than it is today, so many people took the plunge and became landlords.  Sludge G How did they fare?
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Remortgaging: Save Money By Switching Your Mortgage Lender

In principle, a remortgage means to switch your mortgage from one mortgage lender to another. This is achieved by paying off your current mortgage borrowing sum, with the proceeds of a new mortgage. You can also remortgage with your current lender. (Photo Credit:
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