Category: Self Employed

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Why do the Self Employed pay wedding prices?

It is odd that self employed people rarely negotiate with their bank. Financial Institutions (not just banks) make very good profit margins on business lending products. We call this the “Wedding Effect”. Everything from flowers to photos become more expensive when a wedding is involved. Unfortunately the same thing occurs when the word “business” is […]

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How to set yourself up for self-employed success

The prospect of starting your own business is an exciting one – being your own boss, making your own hours and the sense of self-accomplishment that comes along with going it alone are all appealing aspects of the world of the self-employed. However, with great power comes great responsibility. All of your new business’ success […]

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Mortgage advisers offer start-to-finish loan support

When it comes to home loans, a mortgage broker plays an integral role in helping you identify the most suitable products and preparing your application. But did you know that your mortgage adviser can continue to be a valuable port of call long after all the Is have been dotted and the Ts have been […]

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Self-employed? Consider your home loan options

If you are self-employed, you may be wondering about your home loan options. It’s no secret that applying for finance when your income can fluctuate from month to month is a challenge – but fortunately there are a number of great home loan choices designed specifically for self-employed people that may meet your needs. Challenges […]

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Client stories

Nick Tinning and Naomi Parkes

Nick Tinning and fiancée Naomi Parkes thought securing a loan to build their house would be relatively...

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Fiona and Jamie Clifford

When young couple Fiona and Jamie decided to build their new home, they knew they could rely on Smartline Personal Mortgage...

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Dee and Henry Nieuwenhuis

Going green wasn’t an optional extra for the Nieuwenhuis', it was an integral element of their property investment strategy....

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