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Did you know that a lender offering a low rate secured loan does not necessarily have to give you the advertised interest rate? The advertised rate only has to be offered to 51% of the applicants. This fact is just one of the things you need to know about secured loans.

19 January 2016.

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Banks and secured loan brokers now subject to tightened MMR rules are more nervous than ever before about lending to consumers on the margins. This means some borrowers, especially those in their late 40s and early 50s, are having trouble getting the financing they need to pay off interest-only mortgages.

06 January 2016.

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Getting a secured loan is one way to obtain financing not available through credit cards or other credit agreements. But did you know that consumers have certain rights when applying for secured loans? They do, as stipulated by the Consumer Credit Act. Know and understand those rights before you borrow.

11 December 2015.

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Property loans could be harder to come by if the BoE decides to step in and enact provisions designed to prevent risky lending. Any such action could occur as a result of a base rate increase next year, a scenario that would affect buy-to-let investors and individual homeowners alike.

10 December 2015.

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The internet is a very good tool for finding secured loans quickly and efficiently. However, consumers need to be educated about how online secured loans are marketed. There are terms and industry jargon that can be difficult to understand, making shopping for the best offer on the market a challenging task.

27 November 2015.

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Secured loan interest rates should remain very good over the next 12 to 14 months thanks to the Bank of England's decision to not increase the base rate. Combined with rising property prices, the current environment is very favourable to homeowners who want to borrow via secured loans.

19 November 2015.

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Every day there are consumers looking to secure a loan against their properties without taking the time to think things through. This is a good way to get yourself into financial trouble. If you plan to borrow money against your property, follow our step-by-step process to do it right.

11 November 2015.

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Low rate secured loans may seem a good deal, but not all of them are. Consumers need to be wary of the whole cost of borrowing when determining which secured loan offer is truly the best. Remember, the cost of borrowing is more than just the interest you pay.

05 November 2015.

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