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Mortgages & Household

  1. FREE First-Time Buyers' Guide

    Looking to buy for the first time? It used to be just about getting the best rate. Now it's about how you can boost your chances of getting accepted too. Our free printed guide takes you through everything you need to know.

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    Boost your mortgage chances

    Want to up your chances of getting the mortgage deal you want? Sort your credit file and finances to make yourself more attractive to lenders.

  3. 2

    How much can I borrow?

    Unsure whether you can afford that house you've just spotted? Find out how your income and deposit will affect how much you can get.

  4. 3

    20 property search tips

    This guide reveals the tricks to use when searching for your dream home, including when to view a property and how to squeeze sellers for info.

  5. 4

    Help to Buy & other schemes

    Find out how Help to Buy and other Government mortgage schemes work, who's eligible and how you can apply.

  6. 5

    What type of mortgage to choose?

    This guide outlines the different type of mortgages available and helps you decide whether to choose a fix, tracker, an offset, or something else entirely.

  7. 6

    Cheap mortgage finding

    Large lenders are cutting their rates. Grab a new deal and fix for five years at less than 3% or 2 years at less than 2%

  8. 7

    First Time Buyer Mortgage Best Buys

    We aim to bring you the most powerful mortgage best buy table possible, including all deals available to brokers and, crucially, direct only deals too.

  9. 8

    What fees will you pay?

    Paying solicitors fees, stamp duty, mortgage fees and for surveys can all add up. This guide tells you the real cost of buying your first home.

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    Stamp duty calculator

    After the huge Autumn Statement stamp duty overhaul, check out our calculator to see what you'll pay

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    Buying a home - the timeline

    From scouring the market for your dream home to exchanging contracts, this guide runs through the buying process from start to finish.

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    Moving home checklist

    Moving day fast approaching? This guide tells you what you need to do, who you need to tell and includes full info on removals, utilities and more.

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    Buying repossessions

    If you know what you're doing, house auctions can massively cut house prices. Use our guide to find distressed and repossessed properties.

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    Extend your lease

    If your flat's leasehold, running down your lease wipes its value quicker than dodgy stone-cladding. This guide's a full how-to, including a free calculator.

  1. FREE Remortgage Guide

    Do you want to switch your mortgage to a cheaper rate? Our free printed guide has tips on when you should remortgage, when you shouldn't, the different types of mortgages you can choose from, and how to get the top deals.

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    Should you remortgage?

    Remortgaging saves some homeowners £1,000s a year. But it's not always right, or possible. This guide tells you why you should - and shouldn't - remortgage.

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    Remortgage Best Buys

    We aim to bring you the most powerful mortgage best buy table possible, including all deals available to brokers and, crucially, direct only deals too.

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    Getting ready to remortgage

    If you're coming to the end of your mortgage deal, it's time to sort your finances out and explore the mortgage market has to offer.

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    How much can I borrow?

    Unsure whether you can afford that house you've just spotted? Find out how your income and deposit will affect how much you can get.

  6. 5

    Free house price valuations

    See what neighbours paid or check crime levels, price drops, flood risks, noise or get your own valuation. Nosey parkers' heaven.

  7. 6

    What type of mortgage to choose?

    This guide outlines the different type of mortgages available and helps you decide whether to choose a fix, tracker, an offset, or something else entirely.

  8. 7

    How much will remortgaging cost?

    How much will it cost you to remortgage? This guide lists the costs you face - remortgage fees, solicitor costs & more.

  9. 8

    Cheap mortgage finding

    Large lenders are cutting their rates. Grab a new deal and fix for five years at less than 3% or 2 years at less than 2%

  1. 1

    Boost your mortgage chances

    Want to up your chances of getting the mortgage deal you want? Sort your credit file and finances to make yourself more attractive to lenders.

  2. 2

    Home Mover Mortgage Best Buys

    We aim to bring you the most powerful mortgage best buy table possible, including all deals available to brokers and, crucially, direct only deals too.

  3. 3

    Can I take my mortgage with me?

    If you're moving house and want to pack your mortgage too, you may be able to port it. Find out how and when porting works, and if it could be na option for you.

  4. 4

    20 property search tips

    This guide reveals the tricks to use when searching for your dream home, including when to view a property and how to squeeze sellers for info.

  5. 5

    Free house price valuations

    See what neighbours paid or check crime levels, price drops, flood risks, noise or get your own valuation. Nosey parkers' heaven.

  6. 6

    Help to Buy & other schemes

    Find out how Help to Buy and other Government mortgage schemes work, who's eligible and how you can apply.

  7. 7

    What type of mortgage to choose?

    This guide outlines the different type of mortgages available and helps you decide whether to choose a fix, tracker, an offset, or something else entirely.

  8. 8

    Cheap mortgage finding

    Large lenders are cutting their rates. Grab a new deal and fix for five years at less than 3% or 2 years at less than 2%

  9. 9

    Stamp duty calculator

    After the huge Autumn Statement stamp duty overhaul, check out our calculator to see what you'll pay

  1. 1

    Best Buys

    We aim to bring you the most powerful mortgage best buy table possible, including all deals available to brokers and, crucially, direct only deals too.

  2. 2

    Ultimate Mortgage Calculator

    Use our Ultimate Mortgage Calculator for all sorts of mortgage info, such as how much you may be able to borrow, what it'll cost, whether to ditch your fix, and much more.

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    Should I overpay my mortgage?

    Savings rates are dismal. Should you use savings to repay your mortgage, or overpay instead of saving? Get the pros and cons of each.

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    Mortgage arrears help

    If you can't meet your mortgage repayments, or you're facing repossession, this guide has full information on Government help available.

  3. 3

    Free house price valuations

    See what neighbours paid or check crime levels, price drops, flood risks, noise or get your own valuation. Nosey parkers' heaven.

  4. 4

    Extend your lease

    If your flat's leasehold, running down your lease wipes its value quicker than dodgy stone-cladding. This guide's a full how-to, including a free calculator.

  5. 5

    Buy your freehold

    Leaseholders often pay £1,000s to extend leases, and unfair service charges are rife. This step-by-step guide shows how to buy your freehold.

  1. FREE Buy-to-let Guide

    A newbie to property investing or an old hand just wanting the best deal? Our free, easy to read 36-page guide take you through everything you need to know about buy-to-let.

Personalised Mortgage Best Buys - Beta

We've created a mortgage best-buys table which compares thousands of mortgages in one place. Give it a go and let us know what you think.