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What’s the best way to sort a mortgage in Cirencester?

By Jessica Mitchell | May 16, 2022

If you’re looking for a mortgage advisor in Cirencester, you’ll want to find someone who can offer you the best advice for your individual circumstances. It’s important to remember that using a mortgage advisor is not compulsory, but it can definitely be helpful to have an experienced professional on your side. Hudson Rose are a good choice of mortgage brokers in the area, thanks to their years of experience and extensive knowledge of the Cheltenham property market. What makes a good mortgage advisor? When you’re looking for a mortgage advisor, it’s important to find someone who is qualified and experienced. You’ll also want to make sure that they […]

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Location of the Week! Could Tetbury be the Perfect Place to Live?

By Jessica Mitchell | May 10, 2022

This week we are focussing on the exceptional Cotswold market town of Tetbury. It’s known for its beautiful countryside, charming shops and cafes and its world famous antiques markets. Tetbury is also home to some excellent schools, making it the perfect place to raise a family. The property market in Tetbury is currently thriving, with a range of affordable options available. If you’re looking for your next home, be sure to check out Tetbury! A bit about Tetbury’s history Tetbury is a small town located in the Cotswolds, England. The town has a population of just over 5000 people and is situated in Gloucestershire, close to the border […]

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Stroud voted ‘best place to live’, but what does it mean for the local property market?

By Jessica Mitchell | May 6, 2022

If you’re looking for the perfect place to call home, Stroud might just be it! The Times recently voted Stroud as the best place to live in Britain, and there are plenty of reasons why. This charming town is located in the stunning Cotswolds region and offers a great quality of life for residents. Whether you’re a first time buyer or looking to move up the property ladder, Stroud is a great option. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at what makes Stroud so special and how you can get involved in the local property market.   What is so great about Stroud? There are […]

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How can you find the best mortgage advice in Cirencester?

By Jessica Mitchell | April 26, 2022

When it comes to buying property, they are several factors to consider. For most people, taking on a mortgage will be the biggest debt you ever acquire so it’s vital that you take you time, do plenty of research and don’t bite off more than you can chew. What’s happening with house prices in Cirencester at the moment? The average house price in Cirencester is £290,000, which is an increase of 0.94% over the last 12 months. The trend seems to be positive, with prices rising by an average of 0.36% per month over the last six months. If you’re thinking of buying a property in Cirencester, now […]

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How Could School Fees Affect Your Mortgage Situation?

By Jessica Mitchell | April 20, 2022

When it comes to getting a mortgage, there are many different factors that can have a bearing on your application. Of course, your income will be critical but so will your monthly expenditure. Mortgage lenders will look carefully at all your financial commitments – council tax, utilities, groceries, car finance and, if it applies to you, school fees. Of course school fees represent a significant commitment. Not only are they expensive, but you are also likely to be tied in for several years so it’s no wonder that lenders will want to factor them in when calculating how much they can lend. Start with a monthly affordability calculation […]

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How to get on to the Property Ladder in Gloucester

By Jessica Mitchell | April 19, 2022

Gloucester is a great city with plenty of properties on offer, from historic homes in the centre, to modern apartments by the waterfront. There are also lots of green spaces, parks and stunning countryside within easy reach so it’s an awesome place to live if you love nature. And if that’s not enough, Gloucester is also home to some of the best shopping and dining destinations in the country! If you’re keen to get on the property ladder in Gloucester, you’ll need to think about your mortgage options. Sound daunting? Don’t panic, it’s just a case of knowing where to start. We’ve been dishing our mortgage advice in […]

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Buying a Home in Cheltenham? Here’s Everything you Need to Know About Getting a Mortgage

By Jessica Mitchell | April 8, 2022

Cheltenham is a bustling town, well known for its lively nightlife and cultural attractions, and it’s also a great place to raise a family. The Cheltenham property market is extremely diverse, with something for everyone. In this article, we will discuss mortgages in Cheltenham and some of the best ways to get one. We’ll also cover some important points to consider when getting a mortgage, so If you’re thinking of buying a home in Cheltenham, read on! There are plenty of things to do and see in Cheltenham and hence why lots of families chose to make their homes here. It also has a number of excellent schools, […]

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Woodchester Lion Hunt Looks Set to be ROAR-SOME!

By Jessica Mitchell | April 5, 2022

We are delighted to be supporting Woodchester Endowed Primary school with their awesome Lion Hunt fundraiser which takes place THIS SUNDAY (10th April). We are looking forward to pottering around the village, looking for all the different lions, enjoying the beautiful countryside (Woodchester has some epic views) and, of course, having a gander at all the excellent properties! And to top it all off, there’s going to be a pizza van (courtesy of Box Kitchen Pizza) and a bar. What’s not to love?! It’s all about community We do love a good village event and this one is just along the road from our HQ in Nailsworth so […]

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Buy-to-Let Mortgages: Affordability and Deposits

By Jessica Mitchell | March 17, 2022

A Buy-to-Let mortgage is what you will need if you are planning on renting out the property that you are buying. Or perhaps you already own a property and you now want to rent it out whilst you live somewhere else. There is a lot of information that you will need to get your head around because buy-to-let mortgages do differ a fair bit from your usual run-of-the-mill residential mortgages. Now there is an awful lot we could talk about in relation to buy-to-let mortgages. Hopefully you already have a cup of tea in hand, but we’d be here all day if we tried to cover everything. So […]

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What is ‘Loan to Value’?

By Jessica Mitchell | March 2, 2022

So you’re starting out on your journey towards buying a home in Cirencester. You know you need a mortgage but you keep hearing various snippets of mortgage jargon and, just when you think you’ve got your head around it all, your broker says something that makes you go ‘eh?’   That’s where we come in. We’re making it our mission to take all the mystery out of the mortgage application process by explaining each step in plain old English (we would explain in other languages too but I’m afraid we’re not that clever!)   A good place to start is ‘Loan to Value’ This is a term that […]

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