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This is a decision that you must reach on your own, depending on our financial circumstances and attitude towards risk.
SVR stands for standard variable rate, which is the interest rate usually charged by a lender when the fixed, discounted or tracker period of a mortgage deal comes to an end.
You need to get in touch with your lender as soon as you can if you are going to fall behind with your mortgage.
It's all down to their different methodology. Each has its strengths and weaknesses - none is infallible but all can give a picture of the market.
The amount of stamp duty you pay will be determined by the price tag on the property.
Because there are concerns that some borrowers may not be able to repay the mortgages upon maturity of the loans
The typical criterion is three or four times annual income, although there are many other factors that influence a lender's decision.
This largely depends on your financial circumstances the cost of your current rent and how different it is from a potential mortgage.
This depends on your circumstances, but equity release should only be considered after a lot of thought and legal advice.
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