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Lifetime Mortgages Explained [The Expert’s Guide – All You Need To Know]

It is never easy to think about the future in terms of care needs or not being able to live in your home. However, in order to make the right financial decisions to ease the burden on your family, potential future care needs must be […]

Buy To Let Mortgages For First-Time Landlords [The Expert’s Guide – Read All You Need to Know]

Entering the property market is a big and exciting decision, and every property investor has to start somewhere. Whether you’ve decided you want to become a landlord for some extra cash flow or you want to begin building your own property empire; getting a buy […]

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SIPPS Explained [The Expert’s Guide To Self-Invested Personal Pensions – All You Need To Know]

Saving for retirement can be confusing and overwhelming, and pensions can often be difficult to understand. With such an extensive range of pension types and providers and various rules and regulations in place for both employers and individuals, it is a struggle to know which […]

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How To Get A Mortgage With Bad Credit [The Expert’s Go-to Guide]

Buying a house is probably the single more terrifying (yet exciting) thing you will do in your lifetime, and ensuring that you make the most sensible purchase, with the best possible mortgage to support your purchase is essential. Your mortgage will constitute the most significant […]

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Buy to Let Mortgages With No Rental Income Stress Test Required

We are currently offering 1st & 2nd charge Buy to Let mortgages and secured loans with no rental income stress testing required from the mortgage lender. This buy-to-let mortgage product is an alternative solution for landlords whereby the rental income does not stack up or […]

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How To Choose An Annuity [The Expert’s Guide To Making The Right Decision]

When it comes to choosing an annuity, it is vital to shop around to find the best deal. Annuity rates and terms can vary massively, so while accepting the first offer you are given can be an easy option, it will rarely be the best […]

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Life Insurance: [The Expert’s Go-to Guide To Protecting Your Loved Ones]

For many individuals, one of the most important investments they will make is life insurance, and yet there are still a huge number of people across the country that have no cover in place. A good life insurance plan can be the difference between your […]

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Use A Second Charge Mortgage To Repay A Help to Buy Equity Loan [Case Study]

Problem Customer wanted to borrow £58,000 using the funds to pay off a help to buy equity loan they took out 5 years previously. The good news was that the value of their home had increased significantly over the last 5 years however the bad […]

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Van Loans & Finance: [The Expert’s Go-to Guide To Van Finance – All You Need To Know]

Whether you are looking to purchase a van for your business or for personal use, finding the funds to buy a new vehicle can be a struggle. A van is often much more than just a useful vehicle for getting you from A to B, […]

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Debt Consolidation Loans [The 2018 Expert’s Guide to Successfully Consolidating Debt]

Having a range of different debts in various forms and across an array of lenders can be difficult to manage. Even the most organised of individuals can struggle to keep up with repayments on multiple debts and accidentally missing one can have a huge impact […]

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100% LTV Second Charge Mortgages [Case Study]

The Problem Clients wanted to borrow £35,000 to complete an extension on their end terrace property. They were 12 months into a 2 year fixed rate with the Halifax and their broker could not find a 100% LTV remortgage, the existing lender coincidentally would not […]

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Saving For Your Children: [The Expert’s Go-to Guide 2018 To Successfully Saving For Your Child’s Future]

In today’s economy, you may be considering putting some money aside for your children so that they can have a great start to their adult journey. There are, however, hundreds of ways that you can save for your children, so we’ve put together this guide […]

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Logbook Loans: [The Go-to Guide To Securing A Loan Against Your Car]

Thousands of individuals in the UK struggle to get approved for traditional loans or credit because of low incomes and poor credit history. This can be incredibly frustrating, especially if an emergency or unexpected expense arises. An alternative lending option to traditional loans is a […]

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Non-Regulated Semi Commercial Mortgage With Flat Above Takeaway [Case Study]

The Case A directly authorised mortgage broker referred a semi commercial purchase to us, as they were struggling to place with a lender due to the property being a hot food takeaway with a residential flat on the first floor. Client was looking for 70% […]

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Second Charge Mortgage, No Mortgage History & Previously Declined [Case Study]

A directly authorised mortgage broker approached us with an enquiry where his client had purchased a property just 3 weeks previously. The client wanted to borrow £156,000 to carry out home improvements to the property which would include a new extension, however the client did […]

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Buy to Let Mortgage on Unencumbered Property with Historic Adverse Credit [Case Study]

The Case A directly authorised mortgage broker referred a client who was looking to raise £80,000 on a unencumbered BTL property purchased with cash just six weeks previously. The customer also had historic adverse credit including numerous defaults and CCJ’s. The mortgage broker was struggling […]

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Business Loan Second Charge Residential Mortgage [Case Study]

Product Details Loan Size: £50,000 Product: Variable Rate: 7.99% LTV: 75% The Case: A directly authorised mortgage broker referred a client who was looking to raise £50,000 to purchase a BTL. Client’s only security was his residential home and to complicate the case further the […]

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NEST Pensions Explained [The Experts Guide to Workplace Pensions]

Planning and saving for your pension can often feel like a pointless activity, especially when retirement feels like a world away. No matter what age you are, looking to the future and ensuring you have a decent pension lined up to support you in your […]

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Business Loans: [The 2018 Experts Guide to successfully financing your business]

Anyone who has started their own business knows full well that it isn’t a simple or easy task, and the process has a huge number of ups and downs. As the business begins to grow into a powerful and prosperous enterprise, the end goal may […]

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Big plans for your business? Discover mezzanine finance

In the world of business finance, there are straightforward funding options such as business loans, and then there are the more complex ones like mezzanine finance. But you don’t need to be a finance expert to understand the ins and outs. Put simply, mezzanine finance […]

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Credit Cards: [The Experts Go-to Guide 2018]

It is no secret that everyone wants to save money where they can, enjoy luxuries for less and get a cheap deal every now and then. If you are savvy about money, you can make significant savings a lot more often than you might first […]

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How To Get A Mortgage When Self Employed

Owning your own house can provide you with security, long-term financial stability and the opportunity to really make your house a home for you and your family. A few years ago, saving for a mortgage was a challenge but not entirely out of reach for […]

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Secured Loans Explained

If you have never had a secured loan then you may be wondering what they are all about. Here we’ll explain what a secured loan is and how they differ from other types of loans on offer. A secured second charge loan A secured loan […]

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Unsecured vs Secured Loan?

If you have been researching different types of loans in the hope to find out which is more suitable for you then this may help. Listed below are some of the standard features associated with each type of loan. The features of a unsecured (personal […]

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