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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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How to avoid first time buyer regrets

A staggering 10% of first time buyers regret buying their first home, but you don't have to make sacrifices you'll regret or break the bank to get your foot on the property ladder.

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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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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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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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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.

Can you afford a mortgage?

Before you buy a home, check whether you can afford the cost of a mortgage. Here is how to check if lenders will accept your application and if you can keep up with the repayments.

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What does negative equity mean for me?

Find out what negative equity means, whether it affects you and what you can do about it.

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Will you ever be able to buy a home?

You might be ready to buy your first home sooner than you think, but if you need a leg up onto the property ladder there are lots of ways you can find help. Here is how to get started before you buy and how to check you can afford it. 6

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Should you risk being a guarantor for a mortgage?

Helping a friend or family member get their foot on the property ladder can be a rewarding and generous undertaking - but fail to weigh up the consequences and you could soon regret your choice. Here's what you need to consider before signing anything.

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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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How much does it cost to buy a home?

Your home could be the most expensive purchase you ever make. Here is how much you might spend and how to make sure you can afford a mortgage and all of the other costs.