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Mortgage Advice

Is now a good time to buy a house?

With house prices increasing and the cost of living crisis at our heels, you may be torn as to whether or not you should put your house-hunting plans on hold.  One of the most frequently asked questions we’ve had this year from potential homebuyers is whether now is a good time to buy a house. […]

A Guide to Gifted Mortgage Deposits

For many homebuyers, whether first-time or those looking to move up the property ladder, often the biggest challenge is saving the mortgage deposit. The average time it takes first-time buyers to save a 15% deposit has risen by 1.1 years since 2012, according to Yes Homebuyers. What’s more, in the South East of England buyers […]

2022 UK housing market predictions

It could be another interesting year in housing, as we take a look at UK housing market predictions for 2022. Last year, the Stamp Duty holiday, flexible working, and historically low interest rates fuelled a home-buying frenzy. Naturally, house hunters responded by taking advantage of these opportunities to climb the property ladder. So, what’s in […]

The real cost of buying a house

When moving house, most will have mastered the art of budgeting and saving to finance the home itself. But when it comes to the actual move, you must factor in all of the additional costs – from Stamp Duty and new furniture to redirected post. Here, we break down the true cost of buying a […]

Different types of mortgages explained

When it comes to the different types of mortgages, there are many payment plans and terms available, each designed to cater to your unique circumstances. Factors to consider when selecting a mortgage include: Whether or not you intend to live at the property How consistent you’d like your monthly payments to be What the loan-to-value […]