Category Archives: Edinburgh Mortgage Advice

How can a first time buyer get a mortgage?

They say buying a house is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make, and for any first time buyer this is a daunting prospect. The mortgage market can be a difficult place to navigate and this is especially … Continue reading

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Save enough on a remortgage to pay for your summer holiday?

During the cold winter months our attention often turns to the summer – and the possibility of a holiday. Newspapers and TV stations are filled with images of sun-kissed locations but these getaways, especially with the whole family in tow, … Continue reading

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95% remortgages available

There has been lots of talk about the new Government Schemes helping people get on the ladder. But what about the people who are already on the ladder? Well we have a lender that can help people remortgage up to … Continue reading

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Help to Buy – The facts

Here are the facts about Help to Buy written in plain English to help you understand whether either of these finance schemes are right for you. Who is Help to Buy aimed at? Help to buy is aimed at those … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Mortgage Advice in the news

Today, the Times has an article about the latest movements on rates in the mortgage market. Here we are adding our two-penneth http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/property/prices-investment/article3831370.ece (£) In essence what we say is that interest rates are so low that lenders are having to … Continue reading

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The Return of the First Time Buyer

This week the Council of Mortgage Lender’s latest data has confirmed what we have been seeing first hand, namely that this year the first time buyer has returned. The mix of stable house prices, pent up demand and lenders launching … Continue reading

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Top 5 reasons to choose a 5 year Fixed Rate mortgage

Are you wondering whether to go for a 2, 3, 4 or 5 year fixed rate mortgage?  Over the past few months there have been some great headline rates on offer for short term deals – but are they really … Continue reading

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Mortgage rates reach record low

In recent months, some of the best mortgage rates I’ve ever seen have come onto the market. There’s no doubt that the Funding for Lending Scheme, the joint initiative of the Government and Bank of England to get lenders lending … Continue reading

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What mortgages are available? A few pointers

OK so you have decided to move/buy/remortgage, but like most people starting out don’t know if there are any lenders in the market able/willing to help and the scare stories in the press make it look like there is no-one … Continue reading

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Take a mortgage without advice? It’s like buying a car without a warranty.

The FSA is facing a tough choice, whether to give in to lenders who are moaning about increased costs or protect what is proposed regarding all mortgage sales. This was to say that all sales have to be advised. It … Continue reading

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