Find out how much a bank is likely to lend you for a mortgage with our 'How much can I borrow?' calculator, plus how lenders use affordability testing to make their decisions.
Find out how to boost your chances of being accepted when you apply for a mortgage.
Find out what to look for when comparing mortgages so you can find the best mortgage deal for you.
A decent mortgage adviser can find the best mortgage for you and apply on your behalf. Discover questions to ask when choosing a mortgage broker and how commission and fees work.
These days you can find and apply for a mortgage at the touch of a button. Find out how online mortgage brokers work, the differences between sites including Habito and Trussle, and the pros and cons of using one.
Not sure how the mortgage application process works? You're not alone. Find out the steps you need to take when applying for a mortgage
Find out everything you need to know about agreements in principle, including the pros and cons of getting one.
Find out how a mortgage valuation works, what valuations cost, how they differ from house surveys and what to do if you're given a ‘down valuation’.
Find out how the mortgage guarantee scheme works and whether it could help you buy your first home with a 5% deposit.
Getting a mortgage if you're self-employed can be a challenge, but it's certainly not impossible. Find out how to improve your chances of having your application accepted.
Find out how you can improve your chances of getting a mortgage to buy a home as a contractor or freelancer, as well as how banks will assess your application.
Find out everything you need to know about getting a mortgage when pregnant or on parental leave, including the documents you'll need and how major lenders' attitudes to families differ.
Want to help your child get onto the property ladder by contributing to their deposit or acting as a guarantor for their mortgage? Our guide explains your options.