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July 7, 2016

What Brexit might mean for mortgage borrowers?

Following the vote to exit the EU, we understand there will be questions about the effect this may have on mortgage interest rates. A number of […]
June 7, 2016

Alana’s Journey – Continued…

So, a lot has happened in the last two years…I got a new job, I discovered my love of peanut butter and I became an actual […]
March 3, 2016

Alana’s First Time Buyer Journey

Now, this is a story about how I ended up with my own little palace in Southsea. It all began a couple of years ago when I was renting a flat with my friend. Like most 20 somethings, I was quite happy renting. There was no real commitment, when things went wrong I had my friendly landlord to rely on and buying somewhere just generally seemed unattainable and grown up.
November 16, 2015

5 things you need to know as a first time buyer

You’ve made that decision that you’d like to own your own home – congratulations! Now to work your way through the money minefield. Panic not, we are here to help you. Have a read through our five top tips. If there is something you are not sure about, get in touch!

September 15, 2015

How can a mortgage broker help me?

Gone are the days of making an appointment to see the local bank manager in Hayling Island or Havant (who your dad probably played golf with) for a little chat about sorting you out with a mortgage.

Now it feels that sometimes you can’t breathe for TV and other adverts for mortgage services, some from companies you’ve never heard of! Typing ‘mortgage UK’ into Google ‘only’ brings up 123,000,000 results. So how do you find the right mortgage for your personal circumstances? You could visit every high street bank or building society or spend hours on comparison sites researching the whole of the market. How will you know if the product you are buying online is right for you as a first time buyer or if you are looking to re-mortgage? As the choices increase, an option that is...........