Taking the stress out of the mortgage process

On Wednesday 7th November, we celebrated Stress Awareness Day to raise awareness surrounding the importance of self-care and our well-being. And while moving home is supposed to be one of the happiest experiences of our lives, there’s no lie that it comes with a huge amount of stress. According to recent research, 1 in 4 homeowners, experience stress during the mortgage process, and more specifically, during the mortgage application.

While it’s not as simple as telling somebody ‘remain positive’, we’re here to advise you on how to take the stress out of the mortgage process.

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5 Life Insurance Myths Debunked!

Life insurance isn’t the easiest topic to get your head around at the best of times – but it’s an important part of financial planning and protecting our loved ones. It would be easy to fail to take out life insurance due to the misconceptions surrounding cost, eligibility and process. But we are here to clear the fog and debunk the common life insurance myths that you may have heard.

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3 first-time mistakes

Buying a home and your first home at that is an extremely exciting yet daunting experience. Purchasing a home is a huge financial investment that requires preparation and planning. In this blog, we are going to highlight 3 common errors most first-time buyers make when they hit the property market.

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Mortgage Brokers: friend not foe

Have you ever asked yourself, what does a mortgage broker do that I can’t? You know what you’re looking for, right? So, why should you pay for their services when you’ve got other costs to think about including moving costs, a mortgage and so on? Well here’s why…

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Income Protection: Keeping you on the straight and narrow

FFS Income ProtectionWe wish we could predict the future, but we can’t. No one knows what’s looming around the corner. One day, you may be in work and the next your company may fall into administration. Unexpected situations like this may leave you struggling to keep up with your mortgage repayments and make ends meet. But one way to stay on the straight and narrow is by taking out Income Protection insurance. (more…)