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Mortgage Guides

We've collated our most popular and most recently-published mortgage guides in one place for you. Designed to help you through the basics as well as more complicated issues, browse our entire back catalogue below. 

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Our most popular mortgage guides

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How to set up a buy to let limited company

Looking to set-up a buy-to-let limited company? We tell you what you need to know.

Looking to set-up a buy-to-let limited company? We tell you what you need to know.

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How to get a key worker mortgage

Key workers can take advantage of a number of schemes and discounts when it comes to a new home. Moneyfacts outlines the details.

Key workers can take advantage of a number of schemes and discounts when it comes to a new home. Moneyfacts outlines the details.

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How to improve your credit score

Our guide sets out 11 steps to boosting your credit score and tell you what to do and what to avoid to increase your credit scrore.

Our guide sets out 11 steps to boosting your credit score and tell you what to do and what to avoid to increase your credit scrore.

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What income can I use for a mortgage application?

Our guide to the different types of income you can use when applying for a mortgage.

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Do you need life insurance to get a mortgage?

Life insurance for mortgages is just one area where the inexperienced may feel unsure. To help, we’ve put together this quick guide on understanding your mortgage life insurance needs.

Life insurance for mortgages is just one area where the inexperienced may feel unsure. To help, we’ve put together this quick guide on understanding your mortgage life insurance needs.

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Should I use a mortgage broker?

A mortgage broker specialises in finding mortgage lenders who will meet your needs for a mortgage. They do this by providing you with advice and recommending the mortgages most suitable for you. They will then manage completing your mortgage application.

Should I use a mortgage broker?

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What happens to a mortgage when one of the borrowers dies?

Our guide outlines what you need to do about a mortgage if your partner dies.

Our guide outlines what you need to do about a mortgage if your partner dies.

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What are the different types of lifetime mortgages?

Lifetime mortgages can come in different types, including interest only and drawdown options. Read more to find out the pros and cons of the different types of lifetime mortgages.

Lifetime mortgages can come in different types, including interest only and drawdown options. Read more to find out the pros and cons..

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What is an interest-only lifetime mortgage?

An interest-only lifetime mortgage allows the borrower to pay some or all the monthly interest being charged. This reduces the overall amount owed. Read more about how to use equity release annd protect the value of your estate. Find out more in our guide.

An interest-only lifetime mortgage allows the borrower to pay some or all the monthly interest being charged. This reduces the overall amount owed. Read more about how to use equity release annd protect the value of your estate. Find out more in our guide.

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How to improve your credit score

Our guide sets out 11 steps to boosting your credit score and tell you what to do and what to avoid to increase your credit scrore.

Our guide sets out 11 steps to boosting your credit score and tell you what to do and what to avoid to increase your credit scrore.

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How does an agricultural mortgage work?

An agricultural mortgage is a type of commercial mortgage that’s specifically designed for farms, agricultural businesses and equestrian properties where residential mortgages are inadequate. We explain more about how to get an agricultural mortgage.

An agricultural mortgage is a type of commercial mortgage that’s specifically designed for farms, agricultural businesses and equestrian properties. Find out more.

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What are the different types of lifetime mortgages?

Lifetime mortgages can come in different types, including interest only and drawdown options. Read more to find out the pros and cons of the different types of lifetime mortgages.

Lifetime mortgages can come in different types, including interest only and drawdown options. Read more to find out the pros and cons..

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Can I get a boat mortgage?

In a nutshell, yes, but it may require you looking beyond standard mortgage lenders to source suitable finance. This is because a houseboat isn’t a “typical” property

In a nutshell, yes, but it may require you looking beyond standard mortgage lenders to source suitable finance. This is because a houseboat isn’t a “typical” pr

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Can you get a mortgage if there is Japanese knotweed?

Lenders may be cautious of lending to those that have Japanese Knotweed in or near to their property, Our guide explains your options to get a mortgage.

Lenders may be cautious of lending to those that have Japanese Knotweed in or near to their property, Our guide explains your options to get a mortgage.

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How to get a key worker mortgage

Key workers can take advantage of a number of schemes and discounts when it comes to a new home. Moneyfacts outlines the details.

Key workers can take advantage of a number of schemes and discounts when it comes to a new home. Moneyfacts outlines the details.

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How to prepare for a mortgage interview

Your mortgage lender or adviser will want to make sure it is reasonable to give you a mortgage. Our four step guide tells you how to prepare for your mortgage interview.

Your mortgage lender or adviser will want to make sure it is reasonable to give you a mortgage. Our four step guide tells you how to prepare for your mortgage i

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