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Can I buy a house on minimum wage?

The current minimum wage in the UK for over 21’s is £7.38 (over 25’s £7.83). However, with the rising cost of house prices, what are the

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sell your home in winter

Top tips to sell your home in Winter

It can be a challenge to sell your home in the dreary winter months, when everything looks a bit drab and grey.  However, not everyone can wait un

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Happy man mortgage free

Will I ever be mortgage free?

Being completely mortgage free at a relatively young age may seem like a pipe dream, particularly when typical mortgage terms last for around 25 to

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Mortgage terms glossary

If you’re looking to better understand your mortgage, or you’re confused by a mortgage term, then check out our handy glossary and break throug

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Are cashback mortgages a sensible option?

Are cashback mortgages a sensible option?

After the news of the base rate rise, lenders have jumped on the opportunity to draw customers in with competitive benefits such as cashback mortga

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Happy first-timer buyer

6 Steps to ensure you’re ready to be a first time buyer

Being a first time buyer can be an exciting prospect, but the application and saving can be stressful for would be home owners. If you’re looking

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