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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...
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 ...
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 ...
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?

Sep 12, 2022

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

Sep 08, 2022

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

Mar 14, 2022

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

Sep 15, 2021

Six reasons your mortgage application might get rejected

Feb 10, 2021

Property complaints: the Ombudsmen and organisations that can help you

Jul 31, 2020

Top tips for borrowers and househunters on furlough

Mar 25, 2020

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

Mar 09, 2020

First-time buyer savings schemes dwindle: your options now

Aug 21, 2019

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

Jan 29, 2019

Flat or mansion: what would your budget get you?

Jan 15, 2019

Everything you need to know about mortgage fees

Oct 30, 2018

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

Oct 26, 2018

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

Aug 01, 2018

Six bank statement mistakes that can ruin a mortgage application

Mar 02, 2018

The benefits and drawbacks of opting for a longer mortgage term


Sep 27, 2023

First-time buyer numbers fall 22% as rates rise and housing availability bites

Fewer first-time buyers have entered the market this year, held back by high interest rate...
Sep 22, 2023

Revealed: The cheapest and most expensive UK locations for first-time buyers

Sep 21, 2023

Homebuyers have 18 months left to avoid stamp duty hike

Sep 18, 2023

Mortgage war continues as rates fall below 5%: Barclays, Virgin Money, HSBC, The Mortgage Works and YBS slash prices

Homeowners have received a welcome boost as Barclays, Virgin Money and Yorkshire Building ...
Sep 07, 2023

Thousands of Help to Buy borrowers facing financial hardship as fee-free period ends

Sep 07, 2023

UK house prices see biggest drop in 14 years

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Fixed energy tariffs all but disappeared during the energy crisis. But now they are back with an increasing nu...

Everything you need to know about the pension triple lock

Retirees are braced to receive another bumper state pension pay rise next year due to the triple lock mechanis...

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A number of banks are luring in new student customers with cold hard cash this year – while others are compe...

DIY investors: 10 common mistakes to avoid

For those without the help and experience of an adviser, here are 10 common DIY investor mistakes to avoid.

Mortgage down-valuations: Tips to avoid pulling out of a house sale

Down-valuations are on the rise. So, what does it mean for home buyers, and what can you do?

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