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Budgeting Finance

Budgeting & Finance

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New Home

Finding a new home

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Mortgage Advice

Mortgage advice

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Legal Advice

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Budgeting & Finance Guides

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What is a Good Credit Score?

Not sure what is considered a good credit score? This handy guide takes a look at some of the most common questions home buyers have. We will show you how your score is calculated and explain the most common rating categories and what they mean.

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How Much is a Deposit for a House?

Have you found your dream home but are unsure as to how much deposit you will need to purchase? This guide will take you through the process, showing you how much you will need, providing tips on how to save and find the best mortgage deal for you.

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Help to Buy ISA vs Lifetime ISA

What exactly is a Help to Buy ISA and Lifetime ISA, and which one is best for first time buyers? Our guide outlines everything you need to know.

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House Hunting

With websites like Rightmove, Zoopla, and Primelocation, as well as thousands of estate agents across the UK, it can sometimes be difficult to know where to start when finding a new home. Our buying guides from the property experts at Compare My Move will help you through every step of the way. Whether you’re looking for a new area to live, or how to negotiate on price, we’re here to help.

How to Choose an Area to Live In

How do you go about finding the best area for you and your family? Compare My Move have put together a simple guide highlighting the key questions that need to be considered when choosing to move to a new area.

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A Guide to Using Online Estate Agents

Are you considering buying your new home through an online estate agent? It is important to understand the role they will play before going ahead. This guide will teach you everything you need to know.

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First Time Buyers Guide to Moving House

Read our guide for first time home buyers. We've covered everything you need to know about deposits, mortgages and buying a house.

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Mortgage advice

Mortgages often seem like they’ve been made complicated on purpose. Compare My Move are here to help you dive past the jargon, learn about brokers and find the mortgage that is right for you. Should you use a mortgage broker? What are the different types of mortgage? How much do you need for a deposit? Check out the guides below from our property experts.

Using a Mortgage Broker

Are you struggling to find a good mortgage deal? Hiring a broker could be a good option for you. This guide will help you understand exactly what a mortgage broker is, how to choose one, the costs and where to find the best one for you.

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Alternatives to a Traditional Mortgage

If you are struggling to get on the property ladder and keep getting turned down for a mortgage, these 4 alternatives are just what you need.

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Zero-Hours Contract Mortgages

If you work on a zero-hour contract then you probably know how difficult it can be to find a mortgage for your new home. Although it is not easy it is still very possible. Take a look at this guide to learn about all the options that are available to you.

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Mortgages for Buying at Auction

Buying a house at auction can be a great way to save money and get a great deal. It is important to note that getting a mortgage for this type of purchase can be different to more traditional sales. This handy guide will tell you everything you need to know.

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Mortgages for Freelancers

Getting a mortgage when working on a freelance basis can be very difficult. This guide breaks down everything you need to know so you have the best chance of getting your foot on the ladder.

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Get past all the legal jargon and paperwork with the help of Compare My Move. Whether you need help finding a conveyancer, reading through contracts or paying stamp duty, our property experts are here to help. Check out the legal advice guides below to get started.

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