A beautiful home equipped with all kinds of luxuries and comforts is
everyone‘s dream. A few lucky people in this world are rich enough to realize
their dreams. But Britons don’t have to regret anymore. Lenders in the UK have a
product for them with which they can finance people for renovating and
beautifying their homes in several ways. This product is called home
improvement loan and this can help the users in restructuring or decorating
their homes depending upon their financial repayment capability.
There are several lending companies in UK market who specialize in home
improvement projects. One can easily carry out a thorough research on these
lenders through internet and can chose the contract as per his suitability.
Using internet, the borrower can also apply for the product as online procedure
is simpler. Besides this the overhead costs are reduced for both borrowers as
well as lenders thus the interest rates charged by the online companies would
also be lower.
are available in two categories, secured as well as
unsecured. The secured loan is for those buyers who are looking for low
interest rates and are willing to give security. Here the buyers have to offer
some property as an asset to lender which works security for amount offered.
Such buyers can avail amount ranging from £3000 to £70000 and repayment tenure
in most of the cases is 25 years. In unsecured type, the security is not there
so, the interest rates are slightly little higher. The amount offered is
approx. £25000 and the duration of loan is 10-15 years.
The range of renovation contract includes wall tiling, floor tiling, putting
marble slabs, wood work and steel work such as constructing cupboards,
cabinets, shelves and doors etc. Glass decoration, mirror work bathroom and
kitchen fixtures can also be included. Contract can also be extended if the
borrower wants to redecorate his furnishing.
Many lenders also provide home renovation loans for structural repairs. For
repairing roofs or walls, whitewashing, painting, electrification, plumbing and
strengthening of foundation. In some cases of home improvement project the
house itself is used as collateral, so one should study the terms and
conditions of the contract thoroughly and also understand the foreclosure
terms. He must take into consideration, his financial repayment capacity and
rate of interest he is going to pay. Otherwise he can put his house in danger.
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