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Mortgages guides

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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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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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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Are cashback mortgages worth it?

A cashback mortgage will give you a cash lump sum when you successfully apply for one, but catches do apply so make sure you know what to look out for.

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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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Find the best buy to let mortgage deals and rates

Five year fixed rate mortgages - are they right for you?

Find the best 5 year fixed rate mortgage for you with the help of our guide and mortgage comparison service.

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Deposit protection schemes

Deposit Protection Schemes - Guide to Renting a Home

The deposit protection scheme is a vital safeguard for the millions of tenants renting their property across the UK. Learn how it all works in our guide.

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Are cashback mortgages worth it?

Do you need a mortgage broker?

A mortgage broker is someone who compares the market for mortgages and provides impartial advice to help you find the right deal

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Are cashback mortgages worth it?

Can I get a mortgage without a credit check?

Your credit score will be looked at when you apply for any type of mortgage and often have more stringent lending criteria to loans - Read the Uswitch Guide

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Are cashback mortgages worth it?

Bridging Finance for Mortgages - Uswitch

A bridging loan is a form of financing that allows you to borrow money on a short-term basis in the gap between buying a new home and selling your old one.

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