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Mortgage Advice To Make Mortgages A Really Smooth Ride
Mortgages are easy as long as you understand them well. But how many borrowers can be confident of their knowledge of mortgages.
With the list of terms and terminologies related to mortgages growing fastly, it is difficult to keep pace with it. However, ignorance of law is no excuse. Therefore, it is necessary to be updated in the field of mortgages.
This will not require a wide knowledge of mortgages. A basic understanding of the mortgage terms and the impact that every mortgage decision has on the overall financial condition of the customer will be desirable.
Once the need for mortgage advice is created, it is easy to get it. There are various articles on the topic. Newspaper clippings, seminars etc. can be valuable source of information. Friends and relatives who have taken mortgages too can provide valuable information. These explain the various terms associated with mortgage in easy to understand language.
Nevertheless, whether or not the advice given is independent still needs to be ascertained. Independence of the advice is an important criterion by which borrowers rate its value. Some sources are just selling their mortgage products in the guise of independent mortgage providers. It is important to stay away from these advisors. They tend to hide the disadvantages of the products while enumerating its advantages.
Whether the person or any other source offering advice is competent to provide advice will be the next criterion to judge the usefulness of the advice. It is advisable to contact independent financial advisors for all queries related to mortgages. Independent financial advisors provide advice according to the guidelines of the Financial Services Authority.
The first thing to understand will be the type of mortgage to be taken. There are a number of mortgages designed for different purposes. First time buyer mortgage is for people who are buying home for the first time. Those who aim to repay the mortgage through house rent can take buy to let mortgage. Those aiming to provide for their old age take a pension mortgage. There are many more mortgages to choose from. Customers must be aware of the uses that each mortgage can be put to, and their inherent advantages and disadvantages.
Choosing the mode of repayment will be the next to decide. One can pay outright the principal and interest through a repayment mortgage, or can choose to pay only the interest through an interest only mortgage. Few more terminologies like fixed rate, variable rate and capped rate creep in when the decision regarding the way interest is to be charged needs to be decided.
The correct Mortgages advice is one that is provided after studying the requirements of the customer and the risk that they would desire to entail. A mortgage taken without keeping the financial condition of the borrower will make the repayment difficult. The mortgagee or the mortgage provider will have to face some difficulty in getting the mortgage amount with the interest. However, he gets the balance on the mortgage after liquidation of the assets. The ultimate loser is the borrower. Hence, the onus of understanding the mortgage process rests on the borrower.
Andrew baker has done his masters in finance from CPIT. He is engaged in providing free, professional, and independent advice
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