Mortgages

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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Uses of a reverse mortgage

Looking into a reverse mortgage but not quite sure what they are about? Read on to learn more. A reverse home mortgage is a great financial product that caters to seniors who want to use it in their retirement plan. Borrowing against your home or selling your house are not the
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Top Five Tips When Moving House

Moving house can bring about unnecessary stress upon any family, so ensuring that it goes as smoothly and well planned as possible is of utmost importance. We’re all too aware of how much you must have on your plate right now, so we’ve devised a quick list of our top five tips to
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7 tips for increasing the sale value of your property

The current housing market is a difficult and confusing place to navigate and appraise at the moment. Many reports say that house prices are rising, but does this really mean that if you put your house on the market today, you would realistically get more money than doing so a
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10 Tips For Buying a Property to Let Out

Rental property is a good investment, especially in the current economic climate.  Buy-to-let mortgages are available from lenders such as Clydesdale Bank, and it is best to know the key factors that effect rental property before you buy. Here are 10 things to consider.   1.
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