Help to Buy ISA – The Final Countdown

Many first time buyers would benefit from the Government’s Help to Buy ISA. But with the deadline for applications fast approaching, you’ll need to get a move on! What is the Help to Buy ISA? The Help to Buy ISA is a savings account specifically designed to help first time buyers get on the property ladder. You can save…

Conveyancing myths busted

Buying or selling a house? Wondering whether you need a solicitor? The property law experts let the cat out of the bag. Watch the video and turn myth to truth.

Guide to buying a family home

Buying a family home is an exciting milestone, but there’s an awful lot you need to think about. Whether you’re moving to a bigger property to accommodate a growing family, or choosing your forever family home, there are certain things you’ll want to look out for as you make your decision. Layout With young children…

Mortgage Payment Protection

Mortgage Payment Protection If you found yourself unable to work due to an illness, injury or redundancy, chances are you’d struggle to make your monthly mortgage payments. If you have mortgage payment protection in place, you won’t lose the roof over your head if the worst happened. Mortgage Payment Protection Insurance (MPPI) is a policy…

Help To Buy – an overview

If you’re struggling to get on the property ladder there are a number of government schemes designed to give you a leg up. In this article, we look at the various options available to you, depending on whereabouts in the UK you reside. Help To Buy – Equity Loans Help To Buy England With this…

Our Top 4 House Buying Tips

4 things you must do BEFORE you start house hunting Buying a new home is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make, so it’s worth putting the work in before you start your search, to ensure you’re properly prepared. Our list of things to do before you start house hunting will help you get…

The rise of the side hustle

It’s a well documented and often quoted fact that these days, the majority of millennials are struggling to pull together a large enough deposit to buy their first home. The increased cost of living combined with stagnant wages and job insecurity is making saving an unrealistic prospect for many young people. In order to get…

What is a tracker mortgage?

What is a tracker mortgage? There are thousands of mortgage products available on today’s market, and knowing which one is right for you can be a real headache. However, they generally fall into one of two camps – fixed or variable. Tracker mortgages are a kind of variable mortgage which usually tracks the Bank of…

Buying a fixer-upper

By now, we’ve all seen countless TV shows devoted to DIY, home improvements and property renovation. Whether they’re about building a grand design, transforming a French chateau or picking up a bargain to sell on, we can’t get enough of them! The TV experts often make big projects look easy, but in reality, taking on…