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    Letting your house: Using a letting agent vs. DIY landlord

    So, you’ve made the decision to enter the buy to let market or are letting your house. However, after buying a property and doing it up, you’ve still got one final big decision to make. Should you use a letting agent to let it out for you, or should you become a DIY landlord? Initially

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    discounted rate mortgage

    How to remortgage your home

    Are you considering re-mortgaging your home? There could be a number of reasons why you want to re-mortgage; from saving money to getting additional cash for something important. Whatever the reasons, you need to seriously think about what re-mortgaging entails. There are many things to think about before you take the plunge. Find out whether

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    The pros and cons of buying a house off plan

    Are you considering buying a house off plan? Throughout the country, developers are hard at work building hundreds of brand new homes. The problem is, with the current housing market in its current state, finding potential buyers could be difficult. However, there is a way buyers can save money on these developments and that’s buying

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    Mortgage UK

    Help to Buy: The pros and cons

    There have been a number of arguments from industry experts over whether or not the Help to Buy scheme is beneficial for the housing market. Regardless of their opinion, could it help you move up the ladder or become a first time buyer? Help with a deposit It’s hard enough making ends meet every month

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    pros and cons of the Help to buy scheme

    Pros and Cons of the Help to Buy scheme

    There have been a number of arguments from industry experts over whether or not the Help to Buy scheme is beneficial for the housing market. Regardless of their opinion, could it help you move up the ladder or become a first time buyer? Help with a deposit It’s hard enough making ends meet every month

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    having a purpose in life

    Should I pay off my mortgage before I retire?

    Traditionally home owners have always tried to pay off their mortgage before they retire. However, today more of us are keeping our mortgages into retirement; some out of necessity and others for the financial benefits. Is it always essential to pay it off before hand or are there advantages to still paying a mortgage when

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