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Dan BaseFinancial Content Writer

Dan Base worked spent 8 years working for Coventry Building Society before joining money.co.uk as a content writer.

During his time here he put his expertise to good use, covering banking, consumer rights, mortgages and investing.

Dan left money.co.uk in 2019.

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How do joint mortgages work?

You could get a larger mortgage if you buy a home with someone else. Here is everything you need to know about joint mortgages whether you want to buy with your partner, another person or a group.

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Can I get a mortgage if I'm self-employed?

Yes, you could still find a mortgage if you are self-employed, but there are some boxes you need to tick first. Here is what you need to know about getting a self-employed mortgage.

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What type of mortgage is right for you?

Here is how to choose a mortgage whether you are buying your first home, moving house or remortgaging to get a better deal on your property.

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Is Amazon Prime worth it?

Amazon Prime costs £79 a year in the UK and offers one-day delivery, music and instant video streaming and more. But what exactly are the benefits, and are they good value for money?

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Should you get a limited company buy to let mortgage?

As a landlord, you could invest in buy to let (BTL) properties through a limited company instead of in your own name. Here's how to find out if this could help you save money and pay less tax.

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A complete guide to buying a home

A complete guide to buying a home

The process of buying a house can take months, but knowing what to do and where to get help could make it quicker and easier. Here is what to do when you buy a home.

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Why you can't trust your bank for mortgage advice

You're ready to buy a house and need a mortgage next. It's just a case of popping into your bank and seeing what they've got, right? Here's why that's a bad idea.

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What is equity release?

Find out what is involved in releasing equity from your home, how you can do it, and if it is a step worth taking.

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How does the Rent to Buy scheme work?

If you want to buy a house but can't afford a deposit, there are several schemes that could help you own your own home, including the Rent to Buy scheme. So how does Rent to Buy work and how can it help you?

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Do you have what it takes to go into property development?

TV shows make property development look ridiculously easy and a sure-fire way to make money, but what does it really involve and is it for you?

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How to manage your mortgage

Keeping track of your mortgage can help you keep up with repayments, save money in fees, get you the best deal and run it smoothly. Here is how to manage your mortgage account.

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11 massive mortgage application mistakes you need to avoid

You've saved a deposit, found the perfect house, and now need a mortgage: what could go wrong? Don't make these 11 mistakes that could ruin your plans.

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