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Ultimate first time buyer guide: how much money do you need to buy a house?

Discover the costs that could arise when buying your first home and how you could make your money go further

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Why buying a home is better than renting

In the long run buying a home is usually better value than renting. Despite the large upfront costs that come with paying a deposit, legal and mortgage fees

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New build homes - how do you get a mortgage for a house that's still being built?

New build mortgages

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. We share some tips to help you

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What is equity and how to use it for borrowing?

Should I choose a fixed, variable or tracker mortgage?

Which mortgage is best for you? Read our guide to fixed rate versus standard variable rate mortgages and what mortgage interest rates mean.

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Getting a Mortgage When You’re Older

Getting a mortgage when you’re older

Once you're over 50 your mortgage options begin to change, so it's worth carefully considering your options. Our guide shows you the options.

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

Can you get a loan for a mortgage deposit?

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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How to get a mortgage with an illness or disability

Being ill or disabled shouldn't be a reason for not getting a mortgage, even if your income comes solely from benefit payments, but it can make it slightly harder to be accepted by a lender. Here we look at how you can do it and where you need to look to get a mortgage.

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The European cities with the most beautiful homes, according to Pinterest

A French château or contemporary Scandinavian home? Uswitch sought to find out which European city’s homes are the most popular on Pinterest in their latest study.

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Buy to let mortgages

Properties selling faster than ever before as house prices hit new record high

Even 145,000 new homes coming onto the market in April wasn’t enough to meet demand as Rightmove saw properties selling faster than it ever has while asking prices hit a new all-time high of £327,797.

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The advantages of a buy-to-let mortgage with Molo

Whether you’re investing in bricks and mortar for the first time or are adding to your collection of investment assets, a buy-to-let mortgage can help landlords realise their property dream.

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How can you get mortgage with bad credit?

Is the lowest mortgage rate always the cheapest?

The cost of a mortgage is almost entirely defined by the interest rate, so the lower the rate, the cheaper your mortgage will be - Read the Uswitch Guide

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Are cashback mortgages worth it?

Build to rent homes

Build to rent refers to an emerging sector in the housing market involving large scale developments built mainly for the use by private renters

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