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Remortgaging – what it means, pros and cons and how it works

August 8, 2019 5:35 pm Published by

Are you getting the most out of your mortgage? A recent Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) study found that many mortgage customers stay on higher interest rates and pay avoidable higher monthly repayments. Some borrowers even think they’re unable to switch and remain on higher interest product for years. So is it time to remortgage?   […]

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First time buyer mortgage advice – your questions answered

April 4, 2019 2:12 pm Published by

  Buying your first home can be mind-boggling as you come across a whole new world of jargon, mortgage products and options. There are some questions I get asked frequently when providing first time buyer mortgage advice. I thought it’d be handy to cover them off here to help first time buyers feel more prepared […]

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Equity release on your home – what does it really mean?

January 24, 2019 1:50 pm Published by

What is equity release? Talking to some friends recently, I realised people often talk about ‘equity release’ when they’re thinking about getting some funds for refurbishment projects or paying some debts. What they actually mean is a remortgage, where the money in the current mortgage is released for whatever needs they may have. There are […]

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Making a will – have you thought about it yet?

December 17, 2018 8:57 pm Published by

Things We Don’t Like to Think About As we’re nearing Christmas and slowly switching off from work and daily to-do lists, we focus more on our family and those who matter to us. I’m definitely looking forward to putting my feet up for a few days and building Lego sets with my boys. It’s also […]

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Mortgage Studio blog – news, views and tips

July 23, 2017 6:48 pm Published by

Welcome to my blog!! I’ll be aiming to cover all sorts of topics related to mortgages, moving home, insurance, will writing and some other more ‘fun’ bits thrown in too. I hope you find it interesting. And if there’s anything more specific you’d like me to cover, just drop me a line. Enjoy! Views and thoughts […]