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Answering questions about mortgages and property

What’s the benefit of a ‘fixed rate’ mortgage product?

A fixed rate is an interest rate that is predetermined up front by the mortgage lender and is fixed for either 2, 3, 5 or 10 years (most commonly 2 or 5 years). The benefit of a fixed rate mortgage is that it won’t change during the period it is fixed so you know exactly how much you will be paying back to the lender every month by way of mortgage repayments. Your home maybe repossessed if yo... Read more

My Fixed Rate mortgage product expires soon – do I need to act?

YES - If you'd like to potentially reduce your monthly mortgage repayments. YES - If you don't want to slip onto a more expensive standard variable interest rate. YES - If you'd like to see if there is a lower interest rate available from another lender. Wouldn't it be just great to get the same thing but pay less? It's called shopping around and you do it with car insurance, wit... Read more

Mortgage Advice Eastleigh

Mortgage Advice Eastleigh

Mortgage Advice Eastleigh The brokers at Ask About Mortgages are very familiar with the old railway town of Eastleigh. Director and broker, Matthew Southey previously worked managing an estate agency for a corporate chain in Market Street and has experience with property in both the mid and high end markets. He's also spent leisure time both coaching and playing for Stoneham Rugby Club at the U... Read more

Why use a mortgage broker and specifically Ask About Mortgages?

If you've never used a mortgage broker you're probably thinking - why use a mortgage broker?Ask About Mortgages is a 'whole of market' mortgage broker which means we can compare rates and products across the whole of the market for you. Our panel of  lenders, the most recent additions being Sainsbury's bank and the Post Office give our brokers access to 1000's of mortgage products. Working wi... Read more