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Continue reading 'You've had a down valuation - now what?'

Property You've had a down valuation - now what?

Down valuations, especially in the London market where I specialise, are becoming more common. In this blog I look at why this happens and what to do if the house you're hoping to buy has a down valuation. 

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Continue reading 'New home? New job? Overpayments? Your mortgage questions.'

Property New home? New job? Overpayments? Your mortgage questions.

At this time of year it seems that every mortgage meeting I go to falls into one of three categories: clients looking for a new home, clients looking to change jobs and clients looking to use their bonus to overpay their mortgages. So this week’s blog gives some practical advice for all three situations. 

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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 '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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