What credit score do I need to buy a house?

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March 3, 2022 by   Robert Edwards

Everybody knows that to get a mortgage, you need a good credit score. But how does it all work? Read Credibble’s explainer to learn more.

Lifetime ISAs: What you need to know

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January 27, 2022 by   Robert Edwards

Lifetime ISAs, or LISAs, are a popular savings product offered by banking firms. Here’s all you need to know about the risks and benefits.

Why do I have to pay Council Tax?

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November 30, 2021 by   Robert Edwards

Ever wondered why you have to pay Council Tax? Credibble has a rundown of all the facts and history of the one tax nobody can get away from.

Home ownership schemes: A guide

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November 18, 2021 by   Robert Edwards

There are many home ownership schemes designed to help buyers buy their first homes. This guide could help you find one that’s right for you.

Buying your first home with somebody else

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November 9, 2021 by   Robert Edwards

Before you go through with taking out a joint mortgage with a friend or partner, it’s important to consider all the what ifs.

What’s the difference between a freehold and a leasehold?

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November 3, 2021 by   Robert Edwards

If you’re a first-time buyer you might hear “freehold” and “leasehold” mentioned a lot. But what is a leasehold? And does it matter?

Should I buy a house at auction?

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October 25, 2021 by   Robert Edwards

Buying at auction is not for the timid. For the bold and intrepid, however, it can be very rewarding. Here’s what you need to know.

What do lenders look for in a borrower?

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October 19, 2021 by   Robert Edwards

Many first-time buyers make the mistake of assuming that their credit score is everything. Not so. Here are a few other things to consider.

What are EPCs? A guide for first-time buyers

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October 14, 2021 by   Robert Edwards

Energy performance certificates, or EPCs, are one of the most overlooked, yet important parts of buying a house. Just what are they, anyway?

Homebuying in the time of COVID-19

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October 7, 2021 by   Robert Edwards

The COVID-19 pandemic has had negative effects on the housing market. Here’s our take on the situation and a consideration of what to do next.

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