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The Mortgage Shop

Mortgages, Insurance, Life Cover & Conveyancing


Information if you are worried or concerned about the financial effects of Coronavirus

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Mike Friend and Gary Fairhall started The Mortgage Shop (Kent) Ltd, in Broadstairs in 1996 and they have nearly 50 years' experience between them in the Financial and Mortgage Industry.

The Mortgage Shop is completely independent and is not linked to one particular lender, so the service is totally geared to the clients' needs and not the needs of the mortgage companies.

We can therefore offer the full 'housing package' by arranging competitive solicitors' quotes, buildings and contents insurance, income protection, life and critical illness solutions.

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The Mortgage Shop were proud to be shortlisted as Best Firm, South East England in the NatWest Local Hero Mortgage Awards 2019.

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Buying a property can be the biggest decision made in our lives. It is for this very reason that impartial advice is critical from competent and qualified advisers.

Whether you are a first time buyer, looking to re-mortgage or even looking to purchase a second home, this is where our advisers excel.

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First Time Buyers

If you are thinking of making your first purchase then this guide will be right up your street.

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Life Cover

A Term life insurance plan is the most basic form of life insurance and is usually the cheapest way to insure your life.

It covers you for a fixed period and pays out a one off lump sum if you die during the policy term.

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Because things sometimes happen when we least expect them to, insuring our home and belongings is almost second nature to most of us now.

Here at The Mortgage Shop we can provide Buildings insurance, Contents insurance, Income protection and more.

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We have access to a panel of over 200 firms of solicitors who we work closely with and from whom we can obtain competitive prices whether you are re-mortgaging, buying, selling or both...

The benefit of this is that you know in advance exactly what you will be paying with no hidden 'surprises' on the day of completion.

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Estate Agency

Situated in Broadstairs, Kent, TMS is a family-run, independent estate agency with a combined experience of 125 years in sales, lettings, holiday lets and mortgages.

They offer the same coverage as any large corporate company, using the most sought after property portals such as Rightmove and Zoopla and are open 7 days a week.

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Sponsorship & Charity

At The Mortgage Shop we firmly believe in supporting and working closely with the community where we are located.

So we regularly get involved in sponsoring local teams, organisations and events as well as doing our bit for local charities.

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The Mortgage Shop normally charge a fee for mortgage advice. However, this will be dependent on your circumstances. Our typical fee is £374.