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Tom Martin

Articles and guides written by Tom Martin

Tom Martin

Tom MartinContent editor

Tom is a fintech and personal finance expert; an experienced creative copywriter and digital content strategist who is his my element in agile tech businesses. He aims to evangelise, educate and entertain about why writing matters and loves creative work as well as doing clever things with data. He was previously responsible for content management and strategy for Uswitch's Banking content, which involved:

- Writing financial news, features and guides with a consumer focus;

- Creating and researching richer content (ie infographics, graphs and videos);

- Maintaining an extensive content library and generating email marketing content.

Remortgaging guide

Remortgaging: The Best Deals and Debt Consolidation

Remortgaging your property can offer a better deal on your monthly repayments or a chance to consolidate your debts. Compare remortgage deals with Uswitch.

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How can you get mortgage with bad credit?

Remortgage to get a buy to let property

Remortgaging to buy a rental property, or buy to let property, could be one way to raise enough cash to get the deposit for a buy to let mortgage

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Guide to can you get a loan for a mortgage deposit?

Can I get a loan to buy a house?

How to get a deposit for a house? Is taking out a loan for house deposit an option? Read our guide to find out more.

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Are cashback mortgages worth it?

How long does it take to get a mortgage?

The time it takes to get a mortgage will depend on a number of factors: having good credit rating, reliable and steady income, mortgage valuation survey. Find out more with our comprehensive guide.

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Are cashback mortgages worth it?

When can you remortgage?

You should look to remortgage to a new deal when your current introductory mortgage rate is close to ending, but not before - Read the Uswitch Guide

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Help your kids on the property ladder – guarantor mortgages and more. Image of older couple discussing becoming mortgage guarantors with mortgage advisor

Help your kids on the property ladder: A guide to guarantor mortgages

Parents, families and friends can help out first time buyers with deposits, a guarantor mortgage or family offset mortgages. We reveal what's involved.

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Black couple managing finances

Loans explained: all you need to know

A comprehensive guide about loans with all the information you need before taking out a loan

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How to use a credit card

How to use a credit card

Credit cards can be a cheap way to borrow money, but there are good and bad ways to use them. Our guide discusses, how to use a credit card, what can you use them for? What are the benefits? And in what circumstances should they be avoided?

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Credit card glossary A-Z

Credit Card Glossary A-Z | Jargon Busting Credit Cards

Fed up with credit card jargon? Read our credit card glossary to get a simple explanation of everything from APR to Transfer fees.

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What is equity and how to use it for borrowing?

How to access equity - remortgaging for a cash lump sum

What is equity and how can you access it? We explain how you can remortgage to release equity, getting cash from your home.

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How can you get a mortgage with bad credit?

Buying a house with bad credit

Your questions on bad credit mortgages answered. Bad credit mortgages do exist - find out how and where to get a mortgage if you have a bad credit history

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Find the best buy to let mortgage deals and rates

Buy to let mortgages

A buy to let (or BTL) mortgage in the UK allows you to borrow money to purchase a property that you can rent out. You can find and compare buy to let mortgages with Uswitch, and try to find the best mortgage for your needs, whether that's a tracker, fixed or variable rate deal.

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