Mortgages

Learn about the different types of mortgage, and how to get the best deals that will save you money and improve your finances in the long term.

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Oct 04, 2018

Help to Buy mortgages – how do they work?

The Help to Buy mortgage schemes were introduced by the government to help first-time buyers get on the property ladder. Help to Buy mortgage schemes available There are three different Help to Buy mortgage [...]

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Latest Mortgage Articles

  • Help to Buy mortgages – how do they work?

    The Help to Buy mortgage schemes were introduced by the government to help first-time buyers get on the property ladder. Help to Buy mortgage schemes available There are three different Help to Buy mortgage [...]

    Oct 04, 2018
  • Top tips for choosing the right mortgage

    Choosing the right mortgage is a complex problem, but it’s vital for your financial health that you make a sensible decision and don’t get overwhelmed by the options, especially if you’re a first-time [...]

    Oct 01, 2018
  • Second charge and second mortgages

    A second charge mortgage, also known as a second mortgage, lets you borrow more money by using your home as security. A second mortgage can be a good way of borrowing money for home improvements – but [...]

    Sep 19, 2018
  • What is a mortgage prisoner and how can you escape?

    There is a growing number of homeowners, dubbed “mortgage prisoners”, who are trapped with their current mortgage (and mortgage provider) because they are unable to switch to a new mortgage. How do [...]

    Sep 18, 2018
  • What is a Lifetime ISA and should you open one?

    The Lifetime ISA was introduced in April 2017 as a new type of tax-free savings and investment account to help you buy your first home and save for retirement. What is a Lifetime ISA? The Lifetime ISA [...]

    Sep 11, 2018
  • How to calculate your net worth

    There are many ways of measuring your financial health. Credit scores and savings milestones and investment portfolios all work together to complete a portrait of your financial aptitude. But there’s [...]

    Sep 04, 2018
  • What is APRC?

    If you’ve looked for a mortgage in the last few years, you may have noticed that APRC is everywhere. While it’s only one letter away from APR, APRC is quite different. What is mortgage APRC? APRC stands [...]

    Sep 03, 2018
  • When is the right time to remortgage your home?

    Getting a new mortgage on your current home, also known as remortgaging, is a very important financial decision that can impact your finances by thousands of pounds every year. The cost of a mortgage can [...]

    Aug 03, 2018