According to recent research from Zoopla.co.uk, UK homeowners are expecting house prices to rise by 4.5% over the next six months – a sign of significant confidence returning to the housing market. Couple this with other research from Zoopla that reveals that the number of properties currently for sale that have been reduced in price since first coming onto the market has fallen to its lowest level in almost three years and we have a positive picture emerging.
Despite this, buyers are struggling to secure a mortgage. Jessie Hewitson gathers eight handy tips to get you on the right track:
1. Speak to a good independent mortgage broker – get an idea of what is available and what you can afford, then get all of your financial documents in place. Said documents include pay slips, bank statements and contracts of employment – the vital pieces of paper that are only…
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