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Compare conveyancing quotes in your area

Conveyancing is the legal transfer of ownership of a property from the seller to the buyer. Read our guide to understand more about conveyancing and how to find Uswitch's best conveyancing quotes.

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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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Mortgages for holiday lets

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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Shared ownership explained

Can shared ownership mortgages be your best chance of getting a foot on the property ladder?

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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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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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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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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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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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Offset mortgages

Offset mortgages can reduce the mortgage interest you pay and cut your mortgage term by years. Find out if an offset mortgage is right for you with Uswitch.

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