Mortgages guides

Mortgages can be complex. Our guides break down the intricacies of every vital mortgage topic including; deposits, guarantors, fixed or tracker and the lending available to first-time buyers. What type of mortgage are you looking for?

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How to interview your mortgage broker

We explain how to make sure your broker is both qualified and capable of finding you the best deal before they start your search for the perfect mortgage.

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What does divorce mean for your mortgage?

Getting divorced or splitting up with your partner when you have an outstanding joint mortgage together can be difficult. Here are your options to make it less stressful.

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Should I overpay on my mortgage?

If you have extra money to spare, you could make overpayments on your mortgage. This can reduce the amount you pay and shorten your mortgage term, but is it right for you?

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How do offset mortgages work?

An offset mortgage is linked to your savings account and could save you money on interest. Here is how they work, who they suit and how much you could save.

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What is a guarantor mortgage?

If you are unable to buy the home you want with a normal mortgage, a guarantor could help you get accepted or borrow more. Here is how they work and how to get one.

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Tech-savvy cities

Technological innovation is at the heart of most modern cities, it’s also fast becoming one of the biggest employers around the world too.

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How does Help to Buy work?

The Help to Buy scheme could make it easier for you to get your first home with help from the government. Here is how it works and how to use it.

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Holiday let mortgages

We look at the type of mortgage you’ll need if you want to buy a holiday home to let, including the costs involved and how to find the best deal

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How much does it cost to buy a home?

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.

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Sport is a huge part of any area’s identity and local sporting teams are often the first thing people associate with certain locations around the world.

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The world’s healthiest places to live in 2022

On a new year health kick? Discover the healthiest cities and countries around the world, factoring in food, safety, healthcare and much more.

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Hottest celebrity brands

From Yeezy to Kylie Cosmetics, what are the most in-demand celebrity brands?

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