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Do you have a poor credit score? It doesn’t mean home ownership is out of reach

Published: June 8, 2022 by Jennifer Armstrong

Credit scores are used by mortgage lenders to assess the risk you pose. However, a poor credit score doesn’t automatically mean you can’t take out a mortgage to purchase a home. According to a survey published in MoneyAge, poor credit … Continue reading

8 useful questions to ask when you’re viewing a property

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

When you’re viewing a property, there’s a lot to take in. You may be trying to weigh up if it’s worth the asking price, if it’s the right size for your family, and keeping an eye out for signs of … Continue reading

Interest rate rises lead to fewer mortgage deals on the market

Published: May 26, 2022 by Jennifer Armstrong

First-time buyers and homeowners searching for a new mortgage deal are finding there’s less choice on offer. Following the Bank of England (BoE) increasing the base interest rate three times since the start of the year, providers have pulled some … Continue reading

What is a mortgage in principle, and how can it help prospective buyers?

Published: April 11, 2022 by Jennifer Armstrong

When applying for a mortgage, being well-prepared can make a huge difference. Although the mortgage application process can be tricky, doing the relevant research and preparing in advance can make the whole process go more smoothly. One step some buyers … Continue reading

6 insightful figures that highlight the challenges first-time buyers are facing

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

The challenges of getting on the property ladder are well known. As property prices rise, young people are struggling to save the deposits they need to purchase their first home and pass affordability checks. These six figures highlight some of … Continue reading