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NHS Staff Benefits Mortgage Broker

  We are delighted to be the official NHS staff benefits mortgage broker for Hampshire. Arranging mortgages for NHS staff with no broker fees. Already working with many medical professionals from Southampton General Hospital. NHS Staff can expect to pay absolutely nothing to have their mortgage, life assurance or critical illness policy arranged by Ask About Mortgages. There’s ... Read more

Mortgage Calculation

Just how cost effective is that enticingly low mortgage rate?

It's true - mortgage rates have never been so low and there are some great deals to be had - however don't be enticed into signing up for the lowest rate without taking everything into consideration. When assessing the true cost effectiveness of a mortgage product, it is a common mistake to only take into account the effect that a lower APR % has on the monthly mortgage cost. Remember each ... Read more

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New Year, New You, New Mortgage Rate

New Year, New You, New Mortgage Rate If up to now you've been content to stick with your existing mortgage provider year after year - this is the year to compare the market and potentially save yourself £1000's. There are some amazing rates out there right now - so if your mortgage is due for renewal this year - let's see if we can get you on a lower rate so you have more cash left in your... Read more

First Time Buyer

As the Governments Help To Buy scheme comes to an end – there is another way for First Time Buyers

With the Government's Help To Buy scheme coming to an end on Saturday, first time buyers shouldn't be disheartened. "Far from it", says Mortgage Advisor, Matthew Southey at Ask About Mortgages. "We have many lenders on our panel, offering 95% loan to value mortgage products. Put simply this means that a first-time buyer only needs to find 5% of the value of the property that they want to buy and t... Read more

Don’t let Christmas keep you from a good deal.

With Christmas just around the corner it's easy to get distracted from your financial affairs but don't let the festive season get in the way of you securing a good mortgage deal for 2017. If your mortgage is due for renewal in January or February of next year you'd be well advised to start getting your new deal sorted asap. Delaying now could mean you run out of time and slip onto your lenders st... Read more