The mortgage application process explained

Glossary of mortgage terms

Buying a home is generally the most important purchase you’re likely to make and we know the terminology can often be confusing. We've broken down the jargon and put it in plain English to help you navigate through the maze of mortgage jargon.

Remortgaging FAQs

A remortgage is when you take out a new mortgage on a property you already own with a new mortgage provider. Remortgaging typically takes 6-8 weeks after your initial application.

What is Stamp Duty?

Stamp Duty is a tax you pay as a lump sum when you buy a house. The amount that you pay depends on the property price and whether the land or property is residential or non-residential and mixed use.