What you need to know about being a first-time buyer

2022-02-01T13:06:59+00:00February 1st, 2022|First time buyer, Mortgage|

It’s not too late to be considering New Year’s resolutions for 2022. Maybe you’re looking to give up junk food, or instill a new workout regime? But if you’re looking toward home ownership this year, check out these four things to consider when prepping to buy your first home. Have you saved a [...]

Could equity release be the key to raising deposits for first time buyers?

2021-12-15T13:20:21+00:00June 2nd, 2021|First time buyer, Lifetime (equity release), Mortgage|

The second half of 2020 saw a 19% increase in the number of Equity Release products sold over the first half of the year, according to the Equity Release Council*. These figures show the robust nature of equity release, and demonstrate that more and more people are looking to money locked up in [...]

Do you want to help your relatives get on the property ladder?

2021-12-15T14:38:19+00:00March 30th, 2021|First time buyer, Lifetime (equity release), Mortgage|

In 2020, older homeowners released almost £755 million of equity in order to help younger members of their family meet a range of costs including supporting them with an average of £42,500 to use for a house deposit.* This new research helps illustrate the extent to which younger buyers are being supported by [...]

You can still buy, sell and move home during lockdown #3?

2021-12-15T14:55:49+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Buildings & contents insurance, First time buyer, Insurance, Mortgage, Remortgage, Secured loan (second charge)|

We know that the third lockdown rules can be a little confusing when it comes to the housing market. If you've been tuning in to the barrage of news conferences from the government, whether it's Boris, Matt, or Rishi, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed, and we're completely on your side. There seems to be a [...]

What’s in the mortgage pot for this year?

2021-12-15T15:28:34+00:00January 15th, 2020|First time buyer, Mortgage, Product transfer, Remortgage|

Last year was a great time for those looking to remortgage. Five-year fixed rate deals proved the most popular as people looked to ride through the economic instability caused by uncertainty over Brexit. We also saw some innovative products come to market such as the first 15-year fixed rate deal for a decade, offered [...]