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If you are buying a home for the first time, it is essential that you are well prepared. Our free downloadable guides offer a wealth of information to hep you find and arrange the finance for your first home, including booklets on the government's Help to Buy schemes.

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Jan 16, 2017

Guide to interest-only mortgages vs repayment mortgages

Before you go looking for a mortgage or remortgage deal, you need to decide how you are go...
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Jan 16, 2017

Guide to flexible mortgages

A truly flexible mortgage allows you to do the following:
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Jan 16, 2017

Guide to fixed-rate mortgages

Fixed-rate mortgages are fairly popular in the UK. As the name suggests, they allow you to...
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Jan 16, 2017

Guide to mortgage basics

Taking out a mortgage is probably the biggest financial undertaking you will ever make. Na...

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Jan 05, 2017

Insure4you: Help finding the right insurance for homebuyers

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Jan 04, 2017

The buying process

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Jan 02, 2017

Guide to discount mortgages

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Jan 02, 2017

Guide to tracker mortgages

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Jan 02, 2017

Guide to variable rate mortgages

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Oct 29, 2016

Guide to buying property at auction

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Oct 15, 2016

Guide to moving home

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Oct 15, 2016

Jargon Buster

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Oct 08, 2016

Guide to Mortgage Payment Protection Insurance

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Oct 04, 2016

Guide to First-Time Buyer Mortgages

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Oct 02, 2016

Guide to guarantor mortgages

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Oct 02, 2016

Get your head around mortgage fees

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Aug 10, 2016

Guide to valuations and surveys

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Jun 17, 2016

Help for Homebuyers

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Apr 25, 2016

Guide for First-Time Buyers

News

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May 08, 2017

Fancy £1k cashback when you take out a mortgage?

Buying a home is an expensive business, but one lender's new cashback offer gives homebuye...
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May 02, 2017

A quarter of property sales funded by the Bank of Mum and Dad

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Apr 25, 2017

Premium rises for those with smallest deposits

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Apr 20, 2017

27 years – that’s how long it could take to save your deposit

Prospective homeowners in some areas of the UK would need to save for a whopping 27 YEARS ...
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Apr 18, 2017

The property hotspots young professionals are flocking to

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Apr 11, 2017

Half of first-time buyer deposits come from family members

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