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How to get a mortgage - or remortgage - in Leicester


Leicester is a city in the East Midlands and is the county town of Leicestershire. It has ancient Roman pavements and baths.It is a cultural centre and has the largest economy in the East Midlands. St Martin's Cathedral and Leicester Guildhall are two prominent landmarks.

Leicester has two univerities; the University of Leicester and the De Montfort University. You can visit the National Space Centre in Exploration Drive, an 'out of this world' experience for the whole family. You could also check out the New Walk Museum, a fantastic museum and art gallery.

The mortgage application process has 4 stages regardless of which mortgage lender you use:

  • Approval in principal (AIP)
  • Mortgage in principal (MIP)
  • Mortgage valuation
  • Mortgage Offer

Read about the full mortgage process here - What is the mortgage process?

Mortgage Broker Tip  

Check your credit file after receiving any rejection for a credit application

If you don't find out why you've been rejected by checking your credit file and make further applications, each application worsens your credit score in turn.

If you discover an error, you might be able to get successive searches wiped but you'll have to negotiate with the relevant agency and lenders and success isn't guaranteed.
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Tracker Mortgage

Tracker mortgages are in the wider class of variable rate mortgages and normally, the rate is a few percentage points above the prevailing Bank of England base rate. There is often a fixed term during which the arrangement operates, which is something in common with fixed rate mortgages.

The fixed term carries with it an early repayment charge if you choose to leave before it is ended. The interest charged at the outset is normally cheaper than for a fixed rate mortgage, however you are taking the risk that the rate might rise sharply, increasing the cost of your repayments in the same way. They therefore might not be attuned to buyers who have limited finances who cannot accommodate a sudden rate rise.

When a tracker mortgage has a lifetime – or length of the mortgage – term, there won't be an early repayment charge for leaving, but the risk of rates rising and making repayments very expensive remains.
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Property Price Stats for Leicester


Average property price in Leicester £180,667
% Change compared to last year 7%
Population of Leicester 329,839 (2011)


The property price data is sourced from the Land Registry's UK House Price Index and you can view up to date property prices by clicking - Land Registry House Price Index >> Land-Registry

RECENTLY COMPLETED MOVES IN Leicester

  • 28 Ashleigh Gardens, Ashleigh Road, Leicester, LE3 0FJ
  • 57 Bridgewater Drive, Great Glen, Leicestershire, LE8 9DX
  • 14 Nurses Lane, Wymondham, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 2AS
  • 328 Knighton Lane East, Knighton, Leicester, LE2 6FS
  • 44 Loughborough Road, Hathern, Leicestershire, LE12 5JA

Local High Street Banks in Leicester

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Our mortgage broker specialises in the local area and have completed house surveys in Birstall, Thurmaston, Oadby, Thorpe Astley, Glenfield, Bassingfield and Wigston.


  • Lloyds Bank Plc - 263 Uppingham Rd, Leicester LE5 4DG
  • Barclays Bank Plc - 1-3, Haymarket Towers, Humberstone Gate, Leicester LE1 1WA
  • Natwest Bank Plc - 1 Granby St, Leicester LE1 6EJ

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Mortgage Broker Tips for the Conveyancing Process

The trick is to order your property searches as soon as you instruct.

Searches can take some time to get back, namely the searches from the local authority. So you may find yourself all ready to exchange but not able to proceed because you are waiting for your searches to get back.

Being organised and booking your searches early can mean you get the essential information you need back to you and your solicitor as early as possible. 

Thereby you can make a fully informed, good decision about whether to proceed with your purchase in Leicester or not.

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