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The Definitive Guide To Understanding Your Credit File

Understanding Your Credit File. Your credit file is also known as a credit report or credit history. It is important that you understand what your credit file is all about. It can be hard to navigate the credit minefield, which is often littered with technical credit file terms and governed by rules that many of […]

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A Simple Guide To Home Ownership For The First Time Buyer

Your First Steps As A First Time Buyer To Successful Home Ownership The biggest problem facing a first time buyer is getting a mortgage and being able to afford the repayments. Obtaining any mortgage has become very challenging since August 2007. Prior to August 2007 all  lenders were only to happy to lend money to […]

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How Will You Pay Your Interest-only Mortgage Off?

Interest-only Mortgage: Can You Pay Your Mortgage Off?

560,000 Homeowners Have An Interest-only Mortgage During the last decade more and more homeowners choose to opt for an Interest-only Mortgage as a way of affordably financing their homes as house prices increased. Lenders have in the past allowed interest-only mortgages even though most mortgage borrowers did not have a satisfactory repayment vehicle to pay […]

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It’s Outrageous How 1 Million Empty Homes Lie Unoccupied

One Million Empty Homes Lie Vacant The one million empty homes are uninhabitable properties, properties waiting on demolition, council properties that have been boarded up after re-housing the tenants, housing association properties that are boarded up, flats above shops that are unoccupied and private properties that have been left vacant by their owners. The value […]

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Credit Score Report | What Is Fact and What Is A Myth?

My Credit Score Report My Credit Score Report – Talk Money Blog’s Money Saving Advice suggests that if you still believe that eating crusts will make your hair curl and that elephants are afraid of mice, you might also Continue Reading as you might also be clinging to some myth about your credit score report […]

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Credit Score – Your Credit Score explained in detail

 Credit Scoring Finance lenders use credit scoring to help them decide whether or not to approve applications for loans, credit cards, mortgages and other forms of credit like mobile phone contracts.  Since the recession we have seen credit scoring being used more and more to determine which interest rate an applicant should be charged depending […]

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Negative Equity Mortgage | Help Is Now Available For Borrowers

Lloyds Banking Group has launched a mortgage product aimed at the Negative Equity Mortgage borrowers that have a mortgage with no capital in their property and they need to move home. This comes as inflation rockets, growth in the economy falls below zero and Mervyn King the Governor of the bank of England recently informed […]

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Negative Equity Mortgages Return After Twenty Years

Negative Equity Mortgages Return The return of negative equity mortgages has become widespread again due to the collapse in the housing market which happened due to the global downfall of the banking system. The last time we saw mortgaged property worth less than the amount borrowed to purchase them was back in the late eighties. […]

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Businessman furious at banks’ refusal to lend bricks up Barclays branch in protest

This is an article that I felt our readers would enjoy it was written by Colin Fernandez of the Daily Mail Online 27th September 2010 When Cameron Hope tried to get a loan to help his business grow he felt as if he were talking to a brick wall. In fact, he became so angry […]

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How to trash your credit rating and how to avoid it

The Money Saving Expert has discovered that in the last five years, most people’s attitude to their credit status was, “It must be OK – I’m always being offered cards and loans.” Today, things couldn’t be more different. Banks facing the combined effects of the credit crash and recession have tightened their lending criteria so […]

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How to get a green light for your next mortgage and not the mortgage blues

Getting a mortgage is going to be a lot tougher – particularly for people with a less-than-perfect credit history or anyone whose income has previously been self-certified. The money saving expert recently heard the account of a lady who had missed one credit card payment and a council tax payment in the last twelve months. […]

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Is now the right time to take out a new Mortgage and buy a home?

As the editor of talkmoneyblog ,  I am often asked if now is the best time to take on a new mortgage and buy a new home, here are my finance tips. Ask ten people whether they think the time is right to venture back into the property market and you’re likely to get a […]

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