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Shujath Hussain

Articles and guides written by Shujath Hussain

Mortgages for new build homes

How does an Islamic or halal mortgage work?

The Islamic or halal mortgage process is slightly different, allowing customers to get finance to buy a home without paying any interest.

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How can you get mortgage with bad credit?

How to build your own home

Find out more about how to build your own home. Building your own home could be cheaper than buying a house, but there's a lot to consider.

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Gifted deposit for a mortgage

How Much is Stamp Duty?

Stamp Duty is a lump sum tax that is owed when purchasing a property or land that is valued over a certain amount.

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Mortgages for new build homes

Porting Your Mortgage - Keep Your Mortgage on The Move

If you are moving home you might be able to keep your existing mortgage and move it over to your new property - this is known as porting

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Mortgages for new build homes

Mortgages for new build homes

Buying a new build home off-plan you may find it a lot harder to get a mortgage than for a new build home that has already been built

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Mortgage repayment holidays

Mortgage repayment holidays

A repayment holiday is an agreement with a lender to allow you to take a break usually for a month or two or perhaps longer from your usual payment plan.

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How can you get mortgage with bad credit?

How to add value to your home

Your home's value can fluctuate according to the market, but you can also increase its value by taking a few steps. Our guide explains further.

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Gifted deposit for a mortgage

Mortgage Offer Validity - How Long is The Offer Valid

The length of a mortgage offer will vary from lender to lender, but is usually valid for a period between around 3 months and 6 months.

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How can you get mortgage with bad credit?

What is Gazumping? A Guide to Gazumping

Gazumping is when a buyer had an offer accepted at the end of the purchase but the seller at last minute has decided to accept an offer from another buyer

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Gifted deposit for a mortgage

Gifted deposit for a mortgage

Many first time buyers get help from their parents, but if you are being gifted a deposit, here are some things you need to watch out for.

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How can you get mortgage with bad credit?

Capital Gains Tax - What is Capital Gains Tax?

Capital gains tax is a tax on the profit you make when selling or disposing of an asset. The tax is only the profit, i.e. the gains.

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