Could a mortgage broker save you time and money?

by | Sunday 10th Dec 2017 | Mortgage Insights

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Partnering with the right mortgage broker can take the pressure of one of the most complicated tasks from your shoulders, allowing you to concentrate on the things that matter to you most.

It’s fair to say that a lot of people could do without the stress that applying for a mortgage entails. Most aspects of modern life too in fact; a recent study has suggested that getting a good night’s sleep has a far greater impact on people’s wellbeing than being offered a pay rise.

“Moving from feeling rested ‘some of the time’ to the well-rested levels of the top group would gain the typical person four points on the 0 to 100 Living Well Index scale,” says an author of the Living Well Index, following a study by the UK based Oxford Economics and National Centre for Social Research.

Consider too that parents and children are spending less than an hour with each other each day because of modern demands, according to a recent poll from Virgin Holidays. Reducing the stress of everyday commitments could potentially free up time and benefit family life.

How can a mortgage broker improve your lifestyle?

So how can mortgage broker services help? Simple; a comprehensive mortgage broker looks beyond the balance sheet and works incredibly hard to build strong, long-term relationships with buyers, taking a mortgage-sized weight from their lives and using the benefits of their industry experience to simplify the process.

A good mortgage broker goes on the journey with you and stays with you afterward too, whether you’re a first-time buyer looking for a specific package for your needs or somebody looking to remortgage.

Take on the internet with a mortgage broker for London and the South East

Many may not realise it but the sheer choice offered by the internet and social media may make partnering with a mortgage broker more important than ever before.

Alongside traditional lenders such as banks and building societies are brand new financial technology (fintech) companies, penetrating the market with new offers that look easily-accessible, especially for younger generations of borrowers.

The truth is though that no one mortgage is ever really the same, and unless you have the time and patience to navigate the terms and conditions of each and every offer as well as trying to negotiate with various lenders, then it may overcomplicate an already stressful process.

Something that the right mortgage broker will do for you. A mortgage broker will gather as much detail about you as they possibly can to find you the most suitable financial package for your needs, potentially saving you both time and money.

Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up with repayments on your mortgage.

Oportfolio Ltd fees are payable on application. We charge a broker fee for property purchases of £495 and a remortgage/further advance fee of £395. Our product transfer fee is £295.

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