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Paying stamp duty | How much does it cost?

Stamp duty is a tax applied to certain property purchases. Find out if it will affect you and how much you may have to pay.

UK remortgage statistics 2023

UK Remortgage Statistics 2023 - UK Remortgaging Facts and Stats Report

The latest UK remortgage statistics for 2023, covering UK remortgage market figures, UK remortgage interest rate statistics, associated remortgage costs for 2023, and more.

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UK Mortgage Statistics 2023 - Mortgage Facts and Stats Report

We’ve collated the latest UK mortgage statistics and trends for 2023, covering mortgage approvals, transactions, arrears, interest rates, and more.

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Mortgage Terminology - A to Z - What You Need to Know

Mortgage jargon and terminology used to describe the home buying process explained

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The royal street names that add most value to your home

With the UK’s royal obsession showing no signs of waning, Uswitch reveals which royal street names could boost your property value the most.

The best places to buy a holiday home in the UK

Did you know you can boost earnings and vacation time by owning a holiday home? Uswitch reveals the best places to buy a holiday home in the UK

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The best European cities for Airbnb mortgages

As Airbnb continues to grow, more of us are renting out our spare rooms, garages and homes for extra income. But can you earn enough to pay off your mortgage? Uswitch investigates.

The best European countries for nature lovers to live

As well as its vibrant cities, Europe also boasts many stunning nature retreats. Uswitch uncovered the best European countries for nature lovers to live.

Europe’s best lake towns and cities

Discover Europe’s best lake towns and cities for lakeside living, and which regions of Europe to visit if you want to be by water.

The most on-trend eco-home renovations revealed

With environmental safety more publicised than ever, the demand for eco-friendly home renovations is on the rise. Uswitch reveals which renovations are trending the most online, and how much each one could add to the value of your home.

The most popular interior trends across Europe

Interior décor is an important part of designing your home. Interested in finding out the most popular styles across Europe, Uswitch analysed Google search results for the most commonly-searched interior trends of the past year.

Study Reveals: The Most Cultured Spots in Europe

From Paris to Berlin, a run down of the most cultured spots in Europe from the mortgage experts at Uswitch.