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Can I get a mortgage if I have existing debt?

Posted 2 days ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

It's common these days for potential first-home buyers to have acquired debt before taking on their first mortgage—and saving for a house deposit while paying off debt is hard! We look at how debt can affect your mortgage application, and offer some tips for putting your best foot forward.

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Ten ways to save money every day

Posted 21 days ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

Saving money is about developing good habits. Here are ten ways you can save a bit extra on your everyday expenses, without really having to think about it...

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That rental won't buy itself!

Posted 27 days ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

One of the common things we see is potential property investors being in a position to buy, but just not taking action. The journey starts with finding out just what you can borrow and what your buying position is.

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Will 5% deposits help first-home buyers?

Posted 35 days ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

The government's recent changes to the Home Start Grant and Welcome Home Loan schemes came into effect on  1 October 2019. We look at whether these changes will really make a difference to people trying to buy their first home.

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September 2019 Market Update

Posted 48 days ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

Catch up on the latest with Craig's September Market Update. You can watch it here...

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What will my money get me in Masterton?

Posted 51 days ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

Masterton has a lot to offer potential buyers and is a great place to buy property right now. We talk to Brent Woodmass of Property Brokers about why your money might go further in Masterton.

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Avoid these credit card mistakes

Posted 58 days ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

Many of us have a love-hate relationship with our credit cards. Here are five credit card mistakes you need to stop making.

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Insurance tips—what should you consider?

Posted 2 months ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

Having insurance when you need it can be a life saver especially when you have a home and family to protect. You've worked hard to buy your home so it's important to put a safety net in place to protect yourself. What type of insurance should you consider?

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Self-employed individuals struggle to secure mortgages

Posted 3 months ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

Are you self-employed and trying to get a mortgage? You need to read this article. End-to-end tax service Hnry and Craig Pope from Pope & Co. Mortgages have some great advice to get you on your way to home ownership.

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August Market Update

Posted 3 months ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

Catch up on the latest with Craig's August Market Update. You can watch it here...

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