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  • Lowest fixed mortgage rates for decades

    The below is an article taken from MyIntroducer.com and is not a recommendation or endorsement of any particular type of mortgage. Contact us using the links and details on the right for a personalised illustration.

    New research reveals standard variable rate mortgage is still the preferred option with 37pc of homeowners, rising from 35pc from January 2011, report Unbiased.co.uk.

    With the Bank of England base rate remaining at 0.5pc for a record 31 months now, tracking data from unbiased.co.uk reveals the continuation of the ‘interest rate-spoilt’ generation means homeowners may be missing out on the lowest fixed rate deals on the market in decades.
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  • Capital raising

    Capital raising

    Raising capital against your home

    Ok so you want to raise some capital [money] by releasing some of the money stored in your home as equity.

    If anything about that opening statement has confused you then you probably shouldn’t be raising capital against your home!
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  • Debt consolidation

    debt consolidation

    Drowning in debt?

    First of all; what is debt consolidation and why do people do it?

    To consolidate means; to bring together or to group

    So the idea of debt consolidation is to gather all your individual pieces of debt e.g. overdrafts, credit cards, car finance, hire purchase, catalogue accounts, etc. and replace them all with one loan.
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  • The problem with comparison sites

    Price comparison

    The price is right... Isn't it?

    We now live in a world where we have access to vast amounts of information, more than at any time ever before.

    And it is often said that, ‘Knowledge is Power’, true. Well at least it is potential power, knowledge needs to be used/acted upon for that power to be realised. I digress.

    What is not often said about that power is that it is not always good. How do you know the knowledge you have gained or been given is; true, accurate or complete? How do you know if the entity providing that information has their own agenda? Why are they providing you with this information?
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  • Millionaire developer fails in bid to seize 3m home

    An eighty-five year-old millionairess has lost a court battle to strip her only daughter of her £3 million Chelsea home.

    Retired property developer Diana Lindsay took court action to claim the house after her daughter, Beverly Lindsay, married a twice divorced man. Mrs Lindsay claimed the house was her second home but this was untrue.

    However, Judge Patrick McCahill, of Bristol Crown Court, said it was clear her daughter was the sole owner of the house and that Mrs Lindsay was a shrewd and astute business woman full of ‘exaggeration and a selective recall of events’, who was ‘trying to re-write history’.
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