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How to move out of your parents’ home without the stress

"It's natural to feel a little nervous during the excitement of moving out. Read our checklist so you can set out on your new adventure with confidence."

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Would you pay a £180k premium to get your child into a top state school?

"Homes near ‘outstanding’ state schools in England cost £180k more than the national average. But which areas are most affordable? And is it worth it?"

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How do Islamic mortgages compare?

"You might not have considered one, but an Islamic mortgage might just be the thing for you whatever your religion - or lack of one."

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Are mortgages for older borrowers really a silver bullet?

"More and more lenders are targeting people approaching retirement or who’ve already hung up their briefcase. As an older borrower, you now have three options when it comes to getting a mortgage."

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5 things you should know if you’re a first-time buyer in 2019

"There are lots of first-time buyers getting on to the property ladder. So if you’re thinking of joining the club, here are five things you should know before taking the plunge."

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World’s first negative-interest mortgage launched. Huh?

"A Danish bank has launched a mortgage with a -0.5% interest rate. How's this possible? Could this happen in the UK? We find out..."

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Which degrees help graduates buy a home straight out of university?

"25% of millennials choose a career that will help them quickly buy a home. We reveal the degrees with the highest immediate earnings potential."

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4 ways we protect your data

"To get you the right mortgage, we need to understand your personal and financial situation. So we’ll ask you for information like your name, contact details, and income and outgoings. Here's how we keep your information safe."

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Introducing the UK Mortgage Map of Knowledge 2019

"We carried out some research to find out how many people read their mortgage agreement to the end. And we were pretty surprised by what we found."

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MPs champion the Mortgage Switch Guarantee in Westminster

"So many people have been supporting our campaign that we were invited to bring it to Parliament."

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