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What is a credit score and will it affect my chance of a mortgage?

A credit score is carried out to decide how much of a risk it is to lend to you. Find out how this affects your chances of getting a mortgage here.

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12 things that could scupper your credit score

If you’re looking for a mortgage, want to pay for something in instalments or get a new credit card, the lender will want to be sure they can trust you to pay them back. Here are the main factors which can make lenders think twice about your application.

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What is LTV, and why does it affect your mortgage?

LTV, or Loan to Value, is the percentage of your mortgage loan compared with the surveyors’ valuation of the property. Here's what difference it can make.

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What is a Help to Buy: ISA – and who qualifies?

A Help to Buy: ISA will boost your house-buying savings pot. It’s an Individual Savings Account and anyone over 16 who is a first-time buyer can apply.

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Mortgages through the bank of mum and dad

Bank of mum and dad can help first time buyers get on the property ladder with a different kind of mortgage. Find out how they can help.

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Three ways The Nottingham can help you move house for less

Here's 3 ways that The Nottingham's services, across building society and estate agency, can help you move home. Find out more here.

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Self employed mortgage guide

Five things to bear in mind if you are self-employed and looking for a mortgage.

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How to withdraw money from Lifetime ISA

Is it time to use your Lifetime ISA savings to buy your first home?

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Chloe and Jordan - home sweet home

For Chloe Mayes and her partner Jordan Fisher, purchasing their first home was a great experience and they were keen to ensure that happened again when it came to remortgaging their property as their fixed-term came to an end.

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Types of mortgage explained

Whether you’re a first time buyer, remortgaging, moving home or looking for a buy-to-let mortgage, we can help you find the right mortgage for you.

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