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partner onto the mortgage

How do I add my partner onto the mortgage?

If you own your own home, and your partner has been living with you, there may come a point when you want to add your partner onto the mortgage wit

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Lifestyle

The importance of protecting your lifestyle

You wouldn’t think twice about protecting your home or your car…or your cat! But surely it’s just as important to protect your lifestyle?

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self-employed mortgage

5 questions you should really ask your mortgage broker

Using a mortgage broker can be an invaluable way to get through the mortgage application process.  They can save you time and help you to find a g

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self-employed mortgage

I’m self-employed, how do I get a good mortgage deal?

Getting accepted for a mortgage can be a challenge for anyone. But if you are self-employed it could be even more difficult convincing a lender tha

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Couple on honeymoon after getting a secured loan

What can a secured loan be used for?

If you are looking to raise a large amount of cash, or you are having difficulty obtaining another type of loan, then a secured loan could be the s

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long-term mortgage deals

Are we seeing the return of long-term mortgage deals?

Last month, Virgin Money launched a 15-year fixed-rate mortgage.  This is the first time we’ve seen a fixed-rate of this length since the start

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