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Continue reading 'Launch of Help to Buy ISAs'

Property Launch of Help to Buy ISAs

There are not many things in the world of finance that can be described as a "no-brainer".

However, if you are a first time buyer saving for a property, then the new Help to Buy ISA which launches today is an absolute must.

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Continue reading 'Remortgage decisions'

Property Remortgage decisions

Mortgage rates are coming down for high LTV loans, but don't tie yourself into a rate that won't suit you tomorrow. David Baker explains why.

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Continue reading 'You’ve won!'

Pensions You’ve won!

Congratulations! You have won the competition and the first prize is an inflation-linked income of £10,000 every year for the rest of your life. However, if you prefer, you can also elect to receive a one-off lump sum instead.

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Continue reading 'Best buys for mortgages of £500k+'

Property Best buys for mortgages of £500k+

Most mortgage brokers and lenders cater for the mass market. If you need a mortgage over £500k or you have significant bonus income, you're not a typical borrower - so where do you go?

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Continue reading 'The basics of Let to Buy'

Property The basics of Let to Buy

Let-to-Buy mortgages can be used when you rent out your main residence and buy another to live in. They're not as well-known as Buy-to-Let mortgages and not so widely available. Here's a blog from our Head of Mortgages David Baker explaining the basics.

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