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Guides, tips, news and opinions from Guardian Advice in Eastbourne. None of the information here constitutes as advice and is to be used as a friendly blog, for full advice on any topic covered please discuss fully with your Adviser.

The first in a series of short videos meeting members of the Guardian Advice family… first up we have Adam Goddard.

Posted on: 18th Apr 2017 | Read more

Broker Focus is a new weekly Mortgage Strategy article that aims to amplify the voices of intermediaries up and down the country. This week it’s the turn of Guardian Advice’s very own managing director Thomas Webster.

Posted on: 24th Mar 2017 | Read more

Equity release was the fastest-growing section of the market in 2016 in terms of customer numbers, the Equity Release Council says.

Posted on: 17th Mar 2017 | Read more

With funeral costs rising far in excess of the annual rate of inflation, it is an unfortunate fact that, for many families, budgeting for a funeral by traditional means may no longer be sufficient to cover the cost. We compare the costs of pre-paid funeral plans.

Posted on: 14th Mar 2017 | Read more

We invited the super talent Pittstop Films to our new Eastbourne branch to showcase our latest workspace…

Posted on: 28th Feb 2017 | Read more

Calling all photographers; we have 4x A3 size windows displays to fill for our shop front on the Meads High Street.

Posted on: 20th Jan 2017 | Read more

We have gone through the key facts and considerations you need to be aware of if you have buy-to-let properties or are considering making an investment into buy-to-lets.

Posted on: 11th Nov 2016 | Read more

Do you wish to get on to the property ladder but struggling to stack it up financially?.. Shared Ownership could be the answer.

Posted on: 11th Nov 2016 | Read more

First-time buyer lending rose 23 per cent year-on-year to £4.3bn in May 2016, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

Posted on: 13th Jul 2016 | Read more

Mortgage rates are continuing to creep downwards, as the City bets on a cut in interest rates next week.

Posted on: 7th Jul 2016 | Read more

Guest blog from property market experts David Jordan Estate Agents Seaford, East Sussex.

Posted on: 30th Jun 2016 | Read more

As of 1 April, 2016 you have to fork out an extra 3% in Stamp Duty if you are buying an additional home. Find out how the new tax loading works with Zoopla’s Q&A.

Posted on: 17th May 2016 | Read more

The easiest way to prove self-employed income to a mortgage lender is to provide SA302 Tax Calculations and Tax Year Overviews. Here’s how to get them…

Posted on: 13th May 2016 | Read more

In the 2015 Summer Budget and Autumn Statement, the Chancellor introduced several changes that will affect anyone buying or owning a buy-to-let property in the UK.

Posted on: 8th Mar 2016 | Read more

Buy-to-let landlords are set to be hit with new costs from April when a controversial extra 3 per cent stamp duty charge is introduced.

Posted on: 7th Mar 2016 | Read more

First time buyers that choose to save through a Help to Buy: ISA will receive a Government bonus to help them make the critical first step onto the housing ladder.

Posted on: 1st Dec 2015 | Read more

We have asked our mortgage team to put together a handy guide to help explain
what to look out for with this specialist type of investment.

Posted on: 29th Oct 2015 | Read more

These are 10 of the most common ‘myths’ associated with equity release. You’ve probably heard several of them yourself…

Posted on: 27th Oct 2015 | Read more

We have asked our mortgage team to put together a handy guide to help explain the processes involved in buying a property for the first time.

Posted on: 16th Oct 2015 | Read more

On 8th July 2015, George Osborne will deliver the first completely Conservative budget since Kenneth Clarke in 1996.

Posted on: 3rd Jul 2015 | Read more

In this blog we will explore the various options of home owners and savers.

Posted on: 26th Jun 2015 | Read more

Currently we have a glut of cheap borrowing too. Interest rates are at historic low, giving many of us low cost mortgages.

Posted on: 19th Jun 2015 | Read more

Often an overlooked insurance, how important is it really?…

Posted on: 12th Jun 2015 | Read more

£15,000 free life insurance for each parent for one year.

Posted on: 11th Jun 2015 | Read more

It is good news for everyone willing to take advantage of the opportunities that deflation offers. This article is a quick examination of some of the ways you can benefit from our deflationary economy.

Posted on: 5th Jun 2015 | Read more

Getting on the property ladder in 2015 is harder for many people in Britain than it has ever been.

Posted on: 29th May 2015 | Read more

Well if you’re thinking of buying a house, here are some questions you might want to consider.

Posted on: 22nd May 2015 | Read more

The first step in obtaining a mortgage is to arrange an agreement in principle with a mortgage lender, but how do you go about getting one?

Posted on: 30th Apr 2015 | Read more

The Government has announced they will be launching a Help to Buy ISA to help first-time buyers save for a deposit.

Posted on: 19th Mar 2015 | Read more

Chancellor George Osborne’s final budget of this parliament. Here are the key points from Budget 2015…

Posted on: 18th Mar 2015 | Read more

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