John Charcol's Simon Collins looks at the difference between a credit check and a credit score – and why it’s important for first time buyers to speak with a broker rather than a high street bank before arranging their mortgage.
Staying put and looking to improve your home can be a great way to breathe new life into a property, and if you’re clever about it, add value at the same time. But what home improvements will add the biggest boost to your home’s value?
From the benefits to the potential pitfalls - we look at what you need to know when buying a new build property.
Putting your home on the market this Spring? Set yourself apart from the competition with top tips from Zoopla and John Charcol.
Our experts look at the pros and cons of limited company buy to let - if your a landlord can you afford not to make the change?
Find out how you can pay back your mortgage quicker and potentially save thousands of pounds in the process.
Read out top tips for parents looking to help their kids onto the property ladder without the need to gift them a large deposit.
When you’ve got an existing mortgage deal that is about to come to an end, it can be a good time to look at maybe restructuring your finances as well as switching to a new lower rate. However, there’s an old saying that if something looks too good to be true, it probably is, and whist lenders have an obligation to look after their existing customers whose current deals are ending, some do it much better than others, especially if you are looking to borrow more money.
If you’re an older, wiser, more settled borrower could you benefit from a longer term on your mortgage deal? We think you could, but it’s important to be mindful of those exit penalties…
Tops tips on arranging finance before a property auction - our experts look at what you need to know.