Category: Finance

Top tips to make moving home simpler

Everything is nearly complete and your moving date is in sight, after frantically packing up your belongings, sorting out your final bills and booking removal men is there anything else that you haven’t thought of?

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Energy companies must be more open about tariffs

Many energy companies sell their power with various different names through satellite companies. These companies often offer a variety of different tariffs at a range of different prices.

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Banks favour borrowers with a 25% deposit

Banks are tightening their criteria for lending money to borrowers. Official figures show that they are shunning those with lower deposits in favour of people who have more money to put down initially.

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MMR – A year on.

A new report from Experian has revealed that almost all the people who planned to buy a property last year since the introduction of the governments new affordability rules, have failed to do so.

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Mortgage rates continue to fall

Record low interest rates have already been seen in two and five year fixed rate mortgage plans, but recent figures show that it is four year fixed rate plans that have seen the starkest drop – with Chelsea Building Society’s … Continue reading

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Cheap mortgages are disappearing already

The cheapest mortgages on the market right now are slowly starting to be removed by banks.

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Upward trend in mortgage approvals, according to high street banks

UK high street banks have revealed that there’s an upward trend developing in the number of mortgages that get approved.

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More than half of UK first time buyers try before they buy

It may be one of life’s milestones, but new research from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks has revealed that more than half of the UK’s first time buyers now try before they buy when it comes to owning their first home.

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