Friday, 25 June 2021
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New ways to buy a property in 2021

If you’re a first-time buyer 2020 might have been a bit of a rough year but with many housing opportunities opening up in 2021...
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First-Time Buyers – How Things Have Changed Since The End Of The FTB ISA

Since reopening after lockdown, the UK property market has rallied as many scramble to buy their first homes. Recently, the UK government has introduced incentives...
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What to expect? Should you rely on a mortgage valuation?

We look at the ins and outs of a mortgage valuation survey and explain why they are not a substitute for a detailed home survey.
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5 Simple But Savvy Tips to Pay for a Home Deposit

Buying a home is one of the best investments you can make, and it will serve you well both in the short term and...
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Refinancing vs. Home Equity Loan: What’s the Difference?

Refinancing and home equity is a different kind of loan. As a homeowner, you need to know and weigh the two types of loans’ advantages...
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The hidden costs of buying a house

Buying a new house should be an exciting experience as you prepare for a new chapter of your life. But whether it’s a first...
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Will lenders grant mortgages on properties affected by Japanese knotweed?

Selling a house that’s affected by Japanese knotweed can be very difficult. For one thing, this invasive plant species—which has been known to grow at...
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An expert’s 3 step plan to save a down payment faster than ever

Saving up to buy a house is a big step for a lot of people. It’s exciting and it’s new...except for me it’s not....
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Over 55s become more secure with equity release funds in Q2 of 2020

The impact of the novel coronavirus has struck just about every facet of modern life. Among the consequences has been an adjustment in the amount...
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7 Factors That Influence the Value of Your Property

The value of your home is dictated by what willing buyers find interesting, helpful, or valuable. Every buyer is different, though. For example, a...