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Can You Get a Joint Mortgage with Parents?

Can You Get a Joint Mortgage with Parents?

Have you ever considered getting a mortgage with your parents? It's a big step, but for first-time buyers struggling to save up for the required deposit or with a poor credit report, joint mortgages are definitely worth investigating. Here's everything you need to know.…

Mortgage Valuation Surveys Explained

Mortgage Valuation Surveys Explained

There are several key steps on the road to buying a home, which can be daunting the first time you have to navigate through them. One of these that you might not have heard of before is the mortgage valuation survey, but what exactly is it? And what can you do to avoid it coming between you and your dream home? Here's everything you need to know.…

The Mortgage Application Process: A Complete Guide

The Mortgage Application Process: A Complete Guide

Applying for a mortgage can be a very daunting experience, whether it's your first time applying or even if you've been through the process before. Should you get a mortgage broker to offer expert mortgage advice? How long does a mortgage offer take to come through? What is an agreement in principle?…

The 14 best ways to increase the value of your home

The 14 best ways to increase the value of your home

You’ve decided to move home. This means a lot of house-hunting, sorting out your finances and starting to get ready for the move, but it can also mean that it’s time to start redecorating or converting your garage into a home office.…

How to decorate a new build

How to decorate a new build

There are lots of reasons why buying a new build home can be a great move. One of the most important is that you’re getting to start off with a completely blank canvas.…