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Five ways to reduce mortgage appointment anxiety

Jade talks about her top tips on dealing with anxiety when it comes to a mortgage appointment.

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Five ways a professional money blogger prepares for moving house

The UK's Best Money Making Blogger, Emma Drew shares her tips for a smooth house move.

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What is stamp duty - and do I have to pay it?

Stamp Duty Land Tax is a tax you pay when you buy a house costing more than £125,000. Everyone has to pay it, unless you’re a first time buyer and your house is worth less than £500,000. If you're not a first time buyer, the stamp duty rate and the amount you pay varies according to the price of the property.

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The hidden costs of moving house

A house-buyers' list of what might cost you extra cash up front, which you might not be told about at the start of your journey.

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Nine steps to getting on the property ladder

Buying your first home can seem daunting but we’re here to help with a selection of handy guides and nine steps to take in order to get you onto the property ladder!

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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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No Mortgage Stress - Margaret

Relationship break-ups are never easy, especially when there is property involved, as Margaret Stone found out during her recent divorce.

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No Mortgage Stress - Jenny

Recently single customer, Jenny, realised she could buck the Millennial house buying trend and buy on her own, thanks to the help and support of her local branch.

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No Mortgage Stress - Anna and Dan

First time buyers Anna and Dan recently moved into a detached home in Matlock, using a 25% deposit made up of savings they had built up in Help To Buy: ISAs, twinned with a Help To Buy scheme loan.

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Is a Retirement Interest Only mortgage for me?

If you’re nearing retirement age assessing your later life borrowing options could be a way to find a little financial freedom.

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