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Here you will find lots of information covering all categories involved in the house buying process, mortgage application process, fees, costs, insurance planning etc. Feel free to have a browse around and CONTACT US if you have any further questions.

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What is income protection
Most do not cover against loss of income or “income protection”. The irony with this is that you...
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Protecting your Kids should the worst happen..
As a parent you never want to think of something happening to you and leaving your children behind...
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Why it pays to know about Stamp Duty
Stamp Duty/ Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) can be a complicated added expense for purchasers to calculate...
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7 Deadly Sins To Avoid When Taking Out Your New Mortgage..
1 Lust.. An uncontrollable passion or longing. Passion and longing can be healthy, but it can also be...
Need help to buy? How about a lift?
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Need help to buy? How about a shared equity LIFT!
Do you need help to buy to get on to the property ladder? Not sure how you can...
Are you paying out too much on your mortgage?
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Remortgaging could BEAT your current low mortgage interest rates
Our clients know that it pays to keep in touch with us. Why? So that we can make...
95% LTV Mortgages could help first time buyers
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95% LTV mortgages give hope to East Lothian First Time Buyers
For many people, buying a property seems like a distant dream – however, with the help of 95%...
Income protection insurance - is it really worth it Family reading book together
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Income protection insurance – is it really worth it?
Are you thinking about income protection insurance? Perhaps you’ve heard it mentioned as you look into a new...
Can I get a mortgage if I'm self-employed?
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Can I get a mortgage if I’m self-employed?
It’s the big question – and one that we’re often asked. The short answer: YES! But here's what...
How to buy a house in Scotland
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How to buy a house in Scotland – the 7 step guide to your happy ever after
How much does it cost to buy a house in Scotland? Where do I start? What process do...
What happens now that my mortgage has completed?
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Video: What happens now that my mortgage has completed?
Watch our short video to find out what to expect next from your mortgage lender, and from us.
How to save on your mortgage
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Video: How to save £1,000s worth of interest on your mortgage
Would you like to save thousands of pounds worth of interest on your mortgage? Of course - you'd...
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