First Time Buyer - Balgores

Are you in the process of buying your first home and unsure what to do next?

It might seem a daunting prospect with too many decisions and choices to make, but our guide might make things a bit easier for you. Whilst it's not uncommon for buyers to approach their bank to start things off, this can be overwhelming, given the extensive range of different lenders and thousands of available schemes.

This is where a good mortgage broker is worth their weight. They will break down the process into easy steps and guide you through each one of them. They will explain everything for you so there are no unanswered questions.

They will deal with the lenders, the surveyors, your solicitor and help you all the way through to the day you pick up your keys!

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Your First Time Buyer Guide

So you’re thinking about buying your first house - how exciting! You can read Mortgage Advice Bureau's First Time Buyer Guide by clicking below.


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How to buy your first home with a small deposit

If you’re looking to buy your first home but feel that your deposit is too small to get started, you’re not alone. Thousands of current homeowners have been in the exact same situation so don’t lose hope. We’re going to talk you through exactly what you need to do to get your first foot on the property ladder – even if you’ve got a small deposit.


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    How to get a mortgage on your own

    If you’re buying a home on one salary, either as a one-income family or as a single applicant, you may think your options are limited but this isn't necessarily the case. Whilst you may need to work harder to get the finances you need in place, with careful planning, you can put yourself in the best possible position to get into your new home.

    Click the link below to read Mortgage Advice Bureau's top tips on how to get a mortgage with one income.

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    How to get a student mortgage 

    If you’re tired of renting from lazy landlords, you might want to consider becoming your own landlord, by taking out your own mortgage as a student. Investing in a mortgage as a student is not only potentially a cheaper alternative in the long-run, but you’ll also have a place to call you own.

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      Who are Mortgage Advice Bureau?

      Mortgage Advice Bureau is the UK’s leading mortgage intermediary brand, winning over 70 national awards for the quality of its advice and service during the last five years. With over 1,350 advisers across the UK, we offer expert mortgage advice on a local, regional and national level to UK consumers, both face to face and over the phone.

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      The expert advice we offer, combined with the volume of mortgages that we arrange, place us a very strong position to ensure our customers have access to the latest deals available and receive a first-class service. We handle over £14 billion of loans annually, and were the first - and are currently the only - mortgage intermediary to have floated on the London Stock Exchange, having joined the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in November 2014.

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