Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage
Buying a home is a journey. These tools and guides can help take the first steps by getting an initial idea of how much you might be able to borrow, giving you some ideas on how to save for your deposit and helping you make sure that your mortgage is affordable for you. There’s also advice for further down the road on the additional costs of buying a home and how to cope should your circumstances change or interest rates go up.
We can use our experience to help make the process as simple as possible for you. The guides and tools below can help you get an idea of how much of a mortgage you can afford, how to budget towards it, as well as planning for potential costs that you hadn’t considered. With careful planning the journey towards buying your new home should be an enjoyable one and we aim to support you at every step.
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How much you may be able to borrow and advice on avoiding overstretching yourself.
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