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older borrowers

Getting a mortgage as an older borrower

Many people move home in their 50s, but how easy is it to get a mortgage as an older borrower?

Once your children have flown the nest it’s

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older borrowers

Have you been with the same mortgage lender for years?

Are you on the lookout for a better interest rate on your mortgage?  If the time has come to remortgage you may be tempted to stick with the same

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single income mortgage

Will I get a mortgage on a single income?

The average age of UK first-time buyers is 30 years old, and nowadays many people aren’t settling down until later on in life. Stepping on to the

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Buy a property

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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Ready to sell

Getting my property ready to sell


Spring is traditionally the time when the property market comes to life with buyers and sellers hoping to make a new start.


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Can I get a mortgage if I've had a CCJ?

Top 10 things that could stop you getting a mortgage

So you’ve found your dream home and want to apply for a mortgage. It’s at this point that most house-hunters hit their first major hurdle – g

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