Unless you’re able to pay outright with cash, you’ll need a mortgage to buy a home. Obtaining a mortgage has become a more complicated process with the introduction of tighter lending restrictions. By thoroughly researching your mortgage options and what they will require, you have the best chance of a successful application.

  • FOUR big changes landlords should be aware of in 2018

    February 19, 2018

    If you’re a landlord, or hoping to become one soon, don’t forget these shake-ups, which could hit profits or affect your compliance with the law, warns Romans.

  • 5 ways the interest rate cut could affect property

    August 4, 2016

    After no movement for more than seven years, the Bank of England cut interest rates in August down to 0.25%. But what could it mean for property?

  • 5 steps for homeowners post-Brexit

    June 27, 2016

    The dust is settling on the biggest political decision in decades. But what do you do in the meantime? How about taking these 5 steps to help you and your property.

  • The ultimate first-time buyer guide

    May 18, 2016

    Are you ready to buy a house or flat for the first time? Read PrimeLocation’s ultimate first-time buyer guide before you take the plunge.

  • Cost of buying a house

    November 17, 2015

    Buying your first home is one of the most exciting experiences of your life. But the process is also filled with administrative requirements - and, of course, expenses.

  • Use of foreign exchange for your mortgage

    June 18, 2015

    There are few things harder to guess than foreign currency movements. As the owner of a property abroad you will have to get involved with exchange rates, even if it is only for minor money transfers from Britain.

  • How to buy a house

    September 2, 2014

    Buying a property is an exciting time. However, it can be stressful too, whether you are buying a home for the first time, or you have purchased a property many times before.

  • How to buy to let

    September 2, 2014

    The buy to let property market has received a startling amount of interest. Our obsession with all things property has grabbed the attention of many consumers.

  • Guide to commercial mortgages

    September 2, 2014

    If you're looking to buy a property for a business, you'll probably need a commercial mortgage to finance your purchase.

  • When to use a financial planner or adviser

    September 2, 2014

    The financial services industry moves so quickly that keeping up with the latest laws, products, services and deals can be both tricky and confusing.

  • Buying a plot of land for development

    September 2, 2014

    Securing a site to build and sell houses on brings about a unique set of challenges. The three most important property factors are location, location and location.

  • How to choose the best mortgage

    September 2, 2014

    Selecting the correct mortgage is almost as important as choosing the right property. You should consider your options carefully and do your research to make sure you're getting the best deal for your circumstances.

  • Guide to sharia law mortgages

    September 2, 2014

    Until recently, it was extremely difficult for all but the wealthiest Muslims living in Britain - those who could afford to purchase property outright - to own their own home.

  • Guide to buying property with friends

    September 2, 2014

    Buying a home with friends is a good way, and sometimes the only practical way, of getting onto the first rung of the property ladder.