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THESE ARE THE FIVE BEST SAVING OFFERS OF MONEY. It is often in early Spring that people start thinking about moving to a new home - and about what to do with the home loan. However, it is often the case that a do-it-yourselfer can take his current home loan with him and potentially saving several thousand lbs in the course of what is known as a " portering " operation.

Twothirds of borrower have not yet learned of ports and of those who have, one in five would not try because there is a lack of information about how it works. Yorkshire Building Society' Chris Irvin, Mortgage Senior Director, says: "Porting a mortgag is not the first thing to think about when you' re thinking about moving.

But it can be a good savings policy, especially if a borrower is going through a mortgaging transaction with exits or early redemption penalties. Ishaan Malhi, CEO of Trussle, a real estate agent, agreed. Graham Sellar, director of home loan finance at Santander says up to one in five do-it-yourselfers ports their home loans.

Approximately 45 percent of home purchasers - or 30,000 persons - take out a loan every months to move in. This way avoids no red tape - in essence, borrower have to apply again for their actual business. Causes for porting..... When a home buyer only makes an outstanding loan - and does not lend more than he already has - they usually evade any prepayment penalty.

After all, being ported may mean that some of the expensive setup costs associated with a new mortgages business will be escaped, even though a rating charge may still be incurred, often over 1,000, pounds, even though the value of the property may be higher than the value of the property. Tighter affordable lending regulations imposed in 2014 mean that borrower who want to take a home loan with them must request the same loan again.

So they have the option of remaining in their real estate or looking for a new loan from another well. Borrower who switch to a more pricey real estate can portieren their mortgages, but only for the actual loan amount. Each additional amount must be payed via a so-called "top-up mortgage" - from the same creditor.

E.g. if the actual home loan is 150,000 but a further 70,000 are requested, this additional amount would tighten the new rates - and the lender usually insists on affordability tests. If there is a reduction, the new real estate must correspond to the demands of the actual transaction. Smaller loans can also result in a prepayment penalty on the amount disbursed.

Borrower that are not tied to their actual business, such as those with costly floating rate standards, are usually better off looking for a new home loan than to port - even if there are charges that have to be paid in advance. It is possible for an independant real estate agent to declare all your choices incl. a port.

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