A walk along London’s longest residential street

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March 24, 2022 by   Robert Edwards

London has its fair share of long roads. Oxford Street, London’s famous shopping district, measures 1.2 miles, end-to-end. It was built on the foundation of […]

Getting a bad credit mortgage

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March 9, 2022 by   Robert Edwards

Photo by HiveBoxx on Unsplash If you have bad credit, you might think that it’s impossible for you to get a mortgage. But this doesn’t […]

What credit score do I need to buy a house?

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March 3, 2022 by   Robert Edwards

Photo by Tierra Mallorca on Unsplash Everybody knows that to get a mortgage, you need a good credit score. Many first-time buyers have first-hand experience […]

Lifetime ISAs: What you need to know

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January 27, 2022 by   Robert Edwards

Photo by Josh Appel on Unsplash Lifetime ISAs, or LISAs, are a popular savings product offered by banking firms. They’re often used by first-time buyers […]

Budgeting: A Beginner’s Guide

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December 16, 2021 by   Robert Edwards

As the New Year approaches, you might be thinking about setting yourself a budget. Here’s a few tips and tricks to start managing your money effecti

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Some financial New Year’s resolutions for you to consider

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December 9, 2021 by   Robert Edwards

Where would you like to be in a year’s time? Here are a few suggestions from Affalo as to what New Year’s resolutions as we ring in the third year of the 2020s.

Why do I have to pay Council Tax?

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November 30, 2021 by   Robert Edwards

Photo by Martyna Bober on Unsplash Council Tax – it’s the bugbear of everyone from the private renter to the new homeowner. But why do […]

Self build: A short guide to building your own home

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November 25, 2021 by   Robert Edwards

Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash In Britain, there is a growing interest in building your own home. There are many reasons someone might want […]

Home ownership schemes: A guide

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November 18, 2021 by   Robert Edwards

The Government has a number of home ownership schemes designed to help first-time buyers buy their first homes.

Buying your first home with somebody else

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November 9, 2021 by   Robert Edwards

There are lots of reasons you might consider buying a home with somebody else. Perhaps, like many first-time buyers, you are a married couple looking for a place to raise a family. Or perhaps you’re buying a home with your parents. So, what should you be taking into consideration when you look to buy a home with someone else?

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