Friday, September 1, 2023

12 household bills you may pay as a homeowner

Becoming a First Time Homeowner in 2024? Congratulations, this is a very exciting time for you.  When it comes to working out how big a mortgage (or home) you can get, you’ll also want to factor in what you can actually afford in repayments, bills and expenses. Welcome to the world of financial...

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Friday, January 6, 2023

Questions to ask yourself before buying a home in 2023

Are you thinking about buying a home in 2023? If so, there are a few key things you should ask yourself before making the jump into homeownership. There's no doubt that buying a home is a huge financial decision. Not only do you have to worry about finding the right property and securing a...

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

7 ways to winter-proof your home this season

Winter is coming and with it shorter and darker days that push us to spend more time indoors, oftentimes equipped with a warm drink and extra layers. As much as the winter months have a very special charm that you could not replicate, the cold temperatures can easily start creeping into our...

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

6 reasons why you should consider shared ownership

If you feel like buying your own home through the traditional means may not be possible for you in the foreseeable future, don’t fret. Out of the multitude of government schemes designed to help first time buyers get on the property ladder, the shared ownership scheme may be an option for you.

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Friday, November 18, 2022

How to get your debt under control & become mortgage ready

A good starting point when tackling your debt is to look at the ‘spread’ of your debt - how much of it is ‘good’ and how much of it is ‘bad - yes, you heard that right. Not all debt is the same, in fact, the right type of debt is necessary for you to build a profile and be seen as more credit...

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

What are Green Mortgages, and how can they help you save?

An increasing number of lenders are now offering ‘green mortgages - but what are they? And how do they vary from the regular mortgage? What are green mortgages? Green mortgages are on the increase - and rightfully so. Not only do they incentivise making your home ‘greener, they also...

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