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How to Get a Mortgage Over 40 | S8E12

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The average age of a first-time buyer in the UK is 32 and 33 in London and this is undoubtedly on the rise. Does age affect your ability to get a mortgage? In this second to last episode of series 8 of the Move iQ Podcast, Phil Spencer is joined by Tom Atley, Mortgage Adviser at Trussle to discuss how to get a mortgage if you’re over 40.

How to Get a Mortgage Over 40 | S8E12

What’s discussed in this episode?

Listen in to find out:

  • Does age affect your ability to get a mortgage?
  • How lenders are increasingly flexible
  • Lenders taking pension contributions into consideration
  • Lifetime mortgages
  • Mortgage hacks
  • Can renting a room out increase affordability?
  • When might interest only mortgages be appropriate?

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Last Updated: July 27th, 2022

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