Mortgages can feel like double-dutch.

LTV, APR, DTI... it's enough to make your head spin. Let us break it down for you. Dig into our content to learn more about house hunting, first-time buyer mortgages, interest rates and so much more.

Mortgage prisoners: trapped paying up to 9% interest

Mortgage prisoners have been hitting the headlines recently, and for good reason.

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Using a Retirement Interest Only Mortgage to boost* your deposit

Tembo's customers can combine a retirement interest only (RIO) mortgage with a regular first-time buyer mortgage.

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12 baffling mortgage acronyms explained.

If you don’t know your SVRs from your APRs, your BTLs from your RIOs and you think a mortgage DIP sounds like it would be nice with some pitta bread, you're in the right place. 

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Getting on the ladder in 2021: Difficult, but not impossible.

With property prices soaring, wages stagnating, and millennials the first generation in history that will be financially worse off than their parents, it is no surprise that it’s harder than ever to get your foot on the property ladder.

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Guarantor mortgages explained.

You will have heard of a first-time buyer mortgage, perhaps also a remortgage, but what about a guarantor mortgage?

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What the 2021 budget means for aspiring home buyers.

Yesterday the Chancellor turned the key in his big red briefcase and announced his latest budget.

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The low-down on stamp duty for first-time buyers

When you’re buying a home, it can seem like you’re being asked to raid your savings for fee after fee and bill after bill. Let's cover off exactly what stamp duty is, and how it affects first-time buyers.

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