Advice & Support

If you’re looking for help and information about specialist mortgages you’ve come to the right place. At Simply Lending Solutions we’re committed to demystifying the specialist mortgage market, whatever your circumstances. Whether you’re trying to find out what your options are if you’re struggling to get a mortgage together, or wondering how to find a specialist mortgage lender if you’re self-employed, our help and support hub is at your service.

While this information won’t replace the bespoke service you’ll get when you contact one of our specialist mortgage brokers, it will give you an overview of some of the most common situations our clients face. So take a look, then when you’re ready contact us for a more detailed chat.

Saving up for a deposit is the first step on the road to buying your new home, but with the cost of renting so high it can be difficult to even thinking about putting money aside. Read our quick guide to some simple ways to start to save, and what to do if you still can’t get a large enough deposit.

Why in the internet age when limitless amounts of information and advice are available at your fingertips would anyone still choose to use a mortgage broker? Add in the advent of comparison sites, and surely anyone with a PC can find their own mortgage? Read our guide to find out more.

While being self-employed can give you flexibility when the time comes to look for a mortgage, things may not always be so straightforward. We have used our experience of working with self-employed people to put together a guide to help you understand the process.

Japanese knotweed. This invasive weed is increasingly common in the UK, with many people believing that getting a mortgage with Japanese knotweed is virtually impossible. But is that true? What are the risks of Japanese knotweed? What should you look out for? And can you get a mortgage? Read our guide.

Whether you’re struggling to scrape together a deposit, or finding it difficult to meet affordability criteria, there are a range of government schemes and other alternatives for homebuyers. While many of these are specifically aimed at first-time buyers, some are also open to people who are moving home.

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or are planning to move home, when you’re looking for a mortgage one of the first things you realise is how many different types there are. With that in mind we’ve put together this guide to answer the question “what are the different types of mortgages available?”

Understanding whether lenders will treat you as employed or self-employed can help you to ensure that you have gathered all the relevant documentation when you come to make your application. It will also help your broker ensure that they approach lenders who are likely the most sympathetic to your individual financial circumstances.

Saving up for a deposit is the first step on the road to buying your new home, but with the cost of renting so high it can be difficult to even thinking about putting money aside. Read our quick guide to some simple ways to start to save, and what to do if you still can’t get a large enough deposit.

Why in the internet age when limitless amounts of information and advice are available at your fingertips would anyone still choose to use a mortgage broker? Add in the advent of comparison sites, and surely anyone with a PC can find their own mortgage? Read our guide to find out more.

While being self-employed can give you flexibility when the time comes to look for a mortgage, things may not always be so straightforward. We have used our experience of working with self-employed people to put together a guide to help you understand the process.

Japanese knotweed. This invasive weed is increasingly common in the UK, with many people believing that getting a mortgage with Japanese knotweed is virtually impossible. But is that true? What are the risks of Japanese knotweed? What should you look out for? And can you get a mortgage? Read our guide.

Whether you’re struggling to scrape together a deposit, or finding it difficult to meet affordability criteria, there are a range of government schemes and other alternatives for homebuyers. While many of these are specifically aimed at first-time buyers, some are also open to people who are moving home.

We hope you find our guides useful.
If you can’t find what you are looking for, just get in touch – our qualified advisors have years of experience and have seen almost every situation. Using our experience we can talk you through your circumstances and suggest solutions.

Understanding whether lenders will treat you as employed or self-employed can help you to ensure that you have gathered all the relevant documentation when you come to make your application. It will also help your broker ensure that they approach lenders who are likely the most sympathetic to your individual financial circumstances.

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All content on the Simply Lending Solutions website is believed to be accurate at the time of publication. However, this is a fast-moving sector and lender criteria and policies change regularly. For this reason, we always recommend that you speak to one of our brokers for the most up to date information.

Articles can only ever provide general information and do not constitute financial advice. Our mortgage brokers are fully regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and it is only by speaking to them that you will receive advice and information tailored to your individual circumstances.

Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up with repayments on your mortgage. You should always think carefully, and seek professional advice, before securing other debts against your home or releasing equity from your home.