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Dealing with an endowment shortfall

If you took out an endowment policy in the 1980s or 1990s to repay your interest-only mortgage but you’re facing a shortfall it’s important to take action now. The longer you delay, the higher the...

How does remortgaging work?

Wondering how to remortgage your home? This guide will take you through everything you need to know about the process, including how much remortgaging your property might cost and what you need to con...

A guide to mortgage payment holidays

With some mortgages you can apply for a ‘mortgage payment holiday’ if money is tight. Find out how mortgage payment holidays work, the circumstances in which you might be granted one and the pros ...

A guide to mortgage fees and costs

There are a number of fees and charges you might need to pay if you’re taking out a mortgage. These include mortgage broker fees, adviser fees, valuation fees, arrangement fees and more. Use o...

Mortgages – a beginner’s guide

Buying a home is the largest purchase you’re likely to make. Before you arrange your mortgage, make sure you know what you can afford to borrow. Find out where to get a mortgage, the different types...

Mortgage comparison checklist

Once you know how much you can borrow and the deposit required, you need to compare the mortgages available on the market. This means looking at more than just mortgage rates and making sure you pick ...

Mis-sold endowment mortgages

Do you think you were mis-sold an endowment mortgage? There is a time limit for borrowers who want to make a complaint and it is running out, so you need to act now. ...

Stay on top of your mortgage

Have you asked yourself how an interest rate rise of 1% could affect your monthly repayments? Dig out the keyfacts paperwork you received from your lender when you took out your mortgage. This shows y...

Support for Mortgage Interest (SMI)

If you’re on certain benefits and you’re struggling to pay your mortgage, you might be able to get help from the government to pay the interest on your mortgage. This is called Support for Mortgag...

Free printed guides

Our free printed guides are designed to help not for profit and public sector organisations, as well as commercial organisations, helping people to make informed money choices. If you’re an i...

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