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Second charge mortgages are secured loans taken out against the equity available in your current home.
This guide explains when it might be the right time to remortgage.
Many providers will offer those buying their first home a special mortgage deal - often referred to as a first-time buyer mortgage. Quite a number of these tend to also be fixed rate - that's to say that for a set period (three years in this example) your mortgage repayments are fixed at a certain level and will not change from month to month. This allows you to budget more effectively during the opening years of your mortgage.
Understanding the comparison table for three-year fixed rate mortgages is simple: At the top are listed all those deals which you can apply for directly. These are identified by the 'Go To Provider's Site' button. Underneath these are all the other deals offered in the marketplace. Both types are listed in interest rate order. To reorder the whole table into rate order, just untick the box at the top of the search table.
The question of which three-year fixed rate first-time buyer mortgage is best for you depends on a number of factors: firstly, there is the interest rate to be charged both over the fixed period and whatever this will revert back to once the fixed period has ended. Other considerations might be what benefits - such as free valuation or legal fees - the mortgage provider is offering.
Before you apply for a mortgage it's important to check your credit score.