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Mortgage Lenders

How long does it take to remortgage with Nationwide?

Getting the timing correct on a remortgage is really important. Leave it too late and you could be put on the standard variable rate which could prove very expensive. The average time to remortgage with Nationwide is 10 weeks. The timescale will be dependable on how straight forward your mortgage and financial situation is. In

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How do I port my mortgage?
Mortgage Advice

How do I port my mortgage?

So you are about to move home and you have an existing mortgage in place. If you redeem your mortgage early you will get an early repayment charge which could add up to several thousand pounds. The question you need to ask yourself is if it’s better to take this hit and pay the charge

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What is life insurance?
Life Insurance Advice

What is life insurance?

Life Insurance is a policy you can have which protects your family or mortgage against the risk of death or critical illness diagnosis. What is life insurance? It’s protection that’s designed to take all financial strain away. When someone passes away or is diagnosed with a critical condition, the emotional effects on them or their

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How much mortgage can I get?
Mortgage Advice

How much mortgage can I get?

One of the first questions you will ask yourself when wanting to move home or buy a house is what size mortgage you can get. Without knowing this amount, it is impossible to start or plan to look for a new home purchase. Mortgage lenders use affordability calculators to work out how much of a

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Where to find the best mortgage rates
Mortgage Advice

Where to find the best mortgage rates

There can be several reasons for needing a mortgage. Maybe you are about to buy a new property or move home. Is your existing fixed-rate coming to an end? Whatever your circumstances are there is one thing for sure and that is you will want to find the best mortgage rate for you! How to

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How long does a remortgage take with Barclays
Mortgage Lenders

How long does a remortgage take with Barclays?

So its time to remortgage and you need to plan enough time for your Barclays remortgage. If you start the mortgage process too late, you may run out of time, therefore, start nice and early and grab that great rate and take the strain from having to rush the mortgage through. A remortgage with Barclays

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Do you need to get your house valued for remortgage?
Remortgage

Do you need to get your house valued for remortgage?

So its time to get your remortgage underway and you know that you are going to be asked how much is your property worth by the mortgage lender, Is it necessary for you to get an accurate valuation carried out prior to the remortgage? You don’t need to get your property valued prior to getting

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How to remortgage with Santander
Mortgage Lenders

How to remortgage with Santander

So your remortgage is due and you are thinking of using Santander. Will you need to visit a branch? Do you need to phone them and get the mortgage underway Will in need to fill in any forms? To remortgage with Santander you need to either call the Santander mortgage service centre or alternatively get

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How many times my salary can I borrow for a mortgage?
Mortgage Advice

How many times my salary can I borrow for a mortgage?

If you are reading this guide there is a very good chance that you want to know how much you can borrow for a mortgage. What size mortgage will the mortgage lenders let you have based on your income? It is possible that you will be able to borrow 4.5 times your salary and possibly

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When to start remortgage process
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When to start remortgage process

You want to get your remortgage underway however a question often asked is. When is too late and when is too early to start my remortgage? In this guide, we make it very clear when you should get your remortgage underway. The best time to start the remortgage process is 4 months before your existing

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How long does a remortgage take?
Remortgage

How long does a remortgage take?

The chances are if you are wondering how long it takes to remortgage you may feel you have left it too late. On the other hand you may be extra keen to sort get a new deal as early as you can. Timescales of a remortgage The average time a remortgage takes is eight weeks.

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