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Introduction

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Jan 06, 2023

A beginner’s guide to green mortgages

As attention shifts towards energy-efficiency and sustainability, lenders have also been i...
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Nov 01, 2022

End of Help to Buy: 10 alternatives for first-time buyers

The deadline for Help to Buy Equity Loan applications passed on 31 October. If you’re a ...
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Oct 29, 2022

Homebuyers spooked: Top tips to get mortgage ready

Buying a house can be one of the biggest financial investments an individual can make, so ...
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Sep 22, 2022

BLOG: Improving your credit score as a first-time buyer

What a tough time to be a first-time buyer. The cost-of-living crisis and high inflation a...

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Sep 16, 2022

Is it too late to apply for the Help to Buy Equity Loan?

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Sep 12, 2022

BLOG: Is the Lifetime ISA a good deal for Londoners?

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Sep 08, 2022

Should you lock in for a decade as 10-year mortgage fix now cheaper than a two-year?

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Mar 14, 2022

Six alternative ways to home ownership if mainstream lenders aren’t an option

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Sep 15, 2021

Six reasons your mortgage application might get rejected

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Feb 10, 2021

Property complaints: the Ombudsmen and organisations that can help you

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Jul 31, 2020

Top tips for borrowers and househunters on furlough

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Mar 25, 2020

UK lockdown: Practical tips if you were in the process of buying or selling a home

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Mar 09, 2020

First-time buyer savings schemes dwindle: your options now

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Aug 21, 2019

Third of mortgage applicants denied deal: tips to improve your financial appeal

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Jan 29, 2019

Flat or mansion: what would your budget get you?

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Jan 15, 2019

Everything you need to know about mortgage fees

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Oct 30, 2018

First-time buyers: how to reclaim stamp duty paid on shared ownership properties

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Oct 26, 2018

Do I have to take out a mortgage from my cash Lifetime ISA provider?

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Aug 01, 2018

Six bank statement mistakes that can ruin a mortgage application

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Mar 02, 2018

The benefits and drawbacks of opting for a longer mortgage term

News

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Jan 26, 2023

Two thirds of first-time buyers team up to get on the property ladder

More than six in 10 first-time buyers buy with someone else to get on the ladder, analysis...
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Jan 26, 2023

Eight ways to help you save a deposit

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Jan 25, 2023

Green mortgages branded a ‘gimmick’ as rates are HIGHER than standard deals

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Jan 24, 2023

Stamp duty intake reached record £16.2bn in 2022

Home buyers paid a total of £16.2bn in stamp duty last year, a 23% increase on 2021 and a...
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Jan 24, 2023

Property transactions dip to 102,000 in December

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Jan 19, 2023

Housing market power shifts back to buyers

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