Buildings and content insurance When you take out a mortgage, your lender will insist you have buildings insurance in place. But there is no obligation to sign up to a policy proviRead More >>
If you’re thinking of living on the water, whether it’s a static houseboat, barge or other live aboard vessel, or to cruise the canals and inland waterways on a narrow Read More >>
Paying for utilities Competition in the energy market means you can now choose which supplier will sell you gas and electricity; over 20 major firms are out there vying for your cuRead More >>
A mortgage is the biggest financial commitment you will ever make so it’s important to understand what you are signing up for, and to get it right. How much can I borrow? FirRead More >>
Ok, you’ve come into some money or have been sensible and are now in a position to make a sizeable investment into a buy-to-let property, but where do you start? Research ResRead More >>
Managing a home is an expensive business. For many, rent or mortgage repayments swallow half their monthly income, with utility bills, insurance and council tax taking another greeRead More >>
What is a mortgage? A way of borrowing using your house or flat as security. It’s less risky for the lender than a personal loan, because it can, if you default, sell your prRead More >>
Responsibilities and obligations when buying a house Your mortgage is a priority and it is essential not to get into arrears. Once you have completed on a mortgage, you have signedRead More >>
When you decide to look for a property to rent, do remember that you could be spending as much time living there as many people who own their own property will, so take that into cRead More >>