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  • Home Model
    4 things first-time homebuyers should do
    Aug 20, 2019  |  by Neil Ambrose
  • Property with price tage
    It’s a great time to buy your first UK property – here’s why
    Jun 03, 2019  |  by Marlon Borez
  • Handing over house keys
    Contractor mortgages: What you need to know for a successful application
    May 31, 2019  |  by Ian Henning
  • House rent protection
    Rental guarantees: What lenders think about rent protection schemes
    Apr 24, 2019  |  by Bill Monty
  • blended-families
    How “yours, mine and ours” complicates the estate planning process: Advice for blended families
    Apr 17, 2019  |  by Sherron Alexander-Bedingfield
  • Mortgage Concept
    The perfect time to secure a better interest rate on your remortgage
    Apr 03, 2019  |  by Ian Henning
  • growing tree
    The boom behind ESG investing – what’s actually driving the demand
    Mar 26, 2019  |  by Mike Abbott
  • Lightbulb working
    South Africa’s Retail Distribution Review – slow but important changes for investors and advisors
    Mar 05, 2019  |  by Mike Abbott
  • English-house
    Common mistakes that first-time homebuyers make
    Dec 06, 2018  |  by Ian Henning
  • Man-on-a-rocket
    Are you a UK contractor? Maximise tax-efficiency by using your pension
    Sep 25, 2018  |  by Bill Monty
 
 
  • Home Model

    4 things first-time homebuyers should do

    by Neil Ambrose | Aug 20, 2019
    Buying a house is exciting, but also stressful. While house-hunting for the perfect home can be fun, it’s important to sort out the details before you make an offer. Calculating costs, applying for a mortgage and staying under budget are important considerations. Take heed of these tips before you buy your first house.
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  • Property with price tage

    It’s a great time to buy your first UK property – here’s why

    by Marlon Borez | Jun 03, 2019
    Better prices for buyers, increased bargaining power and competitive mortgage rates make it the perfect time to buy your first UK property. Learn why it’s a buyer’s market and what you can do to prepare for your purchase.
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  • Handing over house keys

    Contractor mortgages: What you need to know for a successful application

    by Ian Henning | May 31, 2019
    Working as a UK contractor still has a lot of perks, but there are some complexities when it comes to borrowing money. Mortgage lenders often prefer a regular paycheck, but it’s not as hard as you might think to get approved.
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  • House rent protection

    Rental guarantees: What lenders think about rent protection schemes

    by Bill Monty | Apr 24, 2019
    New developments offering rental guarantees may be tempting to investors, but short-term rent protection can be at odds with lender focus on long-term profitability. Here’s what mortgage providers think about the schemes.
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  • blended-families

    How “yours, mine and ours” complicates the estate planning process: Advice for blended families

    by Sherron Alexander-Bedingfield | Apr 17, 2019
    A family today can include children, step-children, former spouses and in-laws. Regardless of the make-up, most people will want to provide for a spouse as well as children from a previous marriage. If you don’t take this into account, you may leave behind a legacy of in-fighting and legal action. Here’s how to put together an estate plan that reflects your wishes and looks after your entire family when you’re gone.
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  • Mortgage Concept

    The perfect time to secure a better interest rate on your remortgage

    by Ian Henning | Apr 03, 2019
    Most recent conversations around Brexit focus on the impact it can have on the economy. An area that doesn’t get a lot of coverage is the opportunity this brings for homeowners when it comes time to remortgage.
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  • growing tree

    The boom behind ESG investing – what’s actually driving the demand

    by Mike Abbott | Mar 26, 2019
    There’s a growing interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment throughout the world. Ethical investing has been around for many years, but what’s driving the current trend and what does the future hold?
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  • Lightbulb working

    South Africa’s Retail Distribution Review – slow but important changes for investors and advisors

    by Mike Abbott | Mar 05, 2019
    The Retail Distribution Review (RDR) will change the South African financial advice industry in fundamental ways. The shift to a client-focused, transparent system is both welcome and overdue. So, why has it taken so long?
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  • English-house

    Common mistakes that first-time homebuyers make

    by Ian Henning | Dec 06, 2018
    The UK mortgage market is large and complex with numerous lenders and options available to a buyer. This can make it an especially daunting place for someone who is entering the market for the first time. With so many choices, buyers could make several mistakes that may affect one’s chances of securing a mortgage, achieving a lower loan, or result in a higher interest rate on the principal. So, before you unlock the door to home ownership, make sure you’re not committing any one of these common mistakes.
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  • Man-on-a-rocket

    Are you a UK contractor? Maximise tax-efficiency by using your pension

    by Bill Monty | Sep 25, 2018
    As a business owner, you understand the importance of planning ahead and that making the right decisions can translate into profits for your business. When it comes to your pension, it’s no different. If you’re finding it hard to navigate the UK pension system, I’ve highlighted some of the important things to consider before choosing a pension. There are also some great ways your limited company can get you some huge tax savings.
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