Buying your first home
Getting a mortgage is perhaps one of the biggest decisions we make with our personal finances, so mortgages can be daunting if you haven't had one before. However, our detailed guides are a great place to start.
A quick guide with top tips for perparing to buy your first home.
A guide to buying your first home
Understand the various steps it might take to become a first time buyer.
Understanding mortgage interest rates
Learn more about mortgage interest rates and why they may increase or decrease.
A joint mortgage is one of the most common ways to buy a property together, as it allows two people to take out a mortgage to buy a property.
What is Land and Buildings Transaction Tax?
Learn about what Land and Buildings Transactions Tax is, how it works and how much it might be with our handy guide.
More first mortgage guides
Applying as a first time buyer guide
Costs of buying a home guide
Guidance on buy to let mortgages
A buy to let mortgage is designed for when you are buying a property to rent out to others.
Becoming a landlord can be challenging. Our guide might help with answering some of the most common questions.
Buying a house at auction
If you're planning a home move, there may be various options available for your mortgage.
Moving home guide
Read our home movers guide for helpful information.
Applying for a mortgage when moving home
Understand some of the things you may need to consider when applying for a moving home mortgage.
Taking your mortgage with you
Learn more about how you may be able to take your existing mortgage with you.
What about remortgaging?
A remortgage is when you move the mortgage you currently have on a property to another lender and, in Scotland, you may require a mortgage valuation.
There's a few things to consider if you're thinking about remortgaging.