Archive for September, 2019

Help to Buy ISA: 10 Pros and Cons

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If you’re looking to buy your first house, you might be considering investing in a Help to Buy ISA. With the new applicant deadline of 30th November 2019 looming, here are the pros and cons of a Help to Buy ISA to help you make your decision a little bit easier. How does a Help to [read more…]

5 ways to improve your credit score for a mortgage

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You’re ready to take the next step and secure a foot on the property ladder? Buying a home is definitely an exciting time, but some first-time buyers might get held back by their credit score. After all, you’ve probably never really considered it before. However, there are ways in which you can improve your score [read more…]

Help to Buy ISA: Is it worth investing before the deadline?

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The Help to Buy ISA has been helping first-time buyers save for a mortgage deposit since 2015. For every penny you save in the ISA, the government will give you a 25% bonus (up to £3,000) towards your first home.  £3,000 could certainly go a long way when saving to buy your first home. However, [read more…]