3 reasons you should work with a mortgage broker as rates start to rise

You may have seen the recent headlines that show the UK inflation rate hit 4.2% in October, its highest level for almost 10 years. And the rise in inflation might

From awards success to new team members, it’s been a positive 12 months. Read the Altura review of the year for more about what we have been up to in 2021.

Guide: 10 ways to lead a more sustainable life

Sustainability has become a key topic for governments, businesses and communities around the world. If you want to reduce the impact your lifestyle has on the environment, it can be

Want to take advantage of record low interest rates? You need to act quickly

Despite much speculation, the Bank of England decided to leave interest rates at their record low of 0.1% in November. However, with inflation continuing to rise, it looks increasingly likely

Need a high income multiple? Here’s the advantage of working with an expert

One of the first questions you’re likely to have when looking for a mortgage is: “how much can I borrow?” In recent years, many lenders have moved towards an “affordability”

5 things you need to know if you’re a first-time buyer [download our free guide]

Buying your first home is a huge decision and a milestone you may have been looking forward to for years. So, as it’s likely to be the biggest financial commitment

3 valuable reasons you should review your protection now (and save money)

When was the last time you reviewed your life insurance, income protection, or critical illness cover? If it’s been a while, you could be paying way over the odds for

3 practical ways we can help you agree a cheap mortgage deal

In recent weeks, you’ve read about the mortgage price war that has seen many lenders reduce the cost of borrowing to below 1%. However, one of the issues with these

Brits spend £110 billion on pandemic home improvements – but which renovations boost the value of your home the most?

Since March 2020, as working from home became the norm, many of us have spent more time in our homes and are starting to view the space we live in

Guide: Leaving an inheritance vs gifting during your lifetime

Have you thought about how you’ll pass wealth on to those who are important to you? Traditionally, this has been done through inheritance, but it’s becoming more common to gift

Guide: The guide to later-life planning and care

When you think about your future, how far ahead do you plan? Perhaps you’ve thought about what your life will look like in 10 years, but have you considered your

56% of self-employed say mortgage lenders aren’t doing enough to help – why you need to speak to an expert

Earlier this year, we looked at how it can be tough to get a self-employed mortgage without the right advice, and how the pandemic was affecting borrowers who work for

£29 billion of mortgage deals coming to an end this October – why now’s the time to switch and save

If your mortgage deal is coming to an end in the next few months, you’re not alone. According to new data, £29 billion of mortgage deals are coming to an

As mortgage rates fall below 1%, why now is the perfect time to save money

Back in March 2020, the Bank of England reduced interest rates to their lowest level in history. While this may have been bad news for savers, it’s had a positive

Need a foreign national mortgage? Download our comprehensive free guide

According to the most recent figures, more than 6 million foreign nationals live in the UK, including 3.7 million from the European Union. Whatever the reason for arriving in the

Guide: 10 simple but effective ways to create a better you

Search the internet and you’ll find a myriad of self-help sites aimed at helping you to improve your life and get the most out of it. Our latest guide explores