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Cathy Hudson

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Cathy is a freelance journalist specialising in money, property, smart homes and technology. She is also a Homes Under the Hammer superfan.

Latest articles by Cathy Hudson

26 articles written by this author

Refurbishment loans

Everything you need to know if you’re considering taking out a refurbishment loan to renovate an investment property, whether it’s for buy-to-let or to add value.

Cathy Hudson 2 February 2021
Refurbishment loans

Bridging loans with bad credit

In-depth guide to bridging loans if you have had credit problems in the past, including what lenders are willing to overlook and which are the most important factors.

Cathy Hudson 2 February 2021
Bridging loans with bad credit

Differences between open and closed bridging loans

In-depth guide to closed and open bridging loans, including what they are useful for, the differences in cost and the application process, and the pros and cons of each.

Cathy Hudson 2 February 2021
Differences between open and closed bridging loans

Buying property at an auction with a mortgage

Complete guide to buying at auction with a mortgage. Find out which types of properties could be unmortgageable and how to get your finances in place before the auction.

Cathy Hudson 2 February 2021
Buying property at an auction with a mortgage

Regulated vs unregulated bridging loans

In-depth guide to regulated bridging loans versus unregulated ones and their pros and cons. When is a bridging loan regulated and how does this affect your application?

Cathy Hudson 2 February 2021
Regulated vs unregulated bridging loans

How does equity release work?

Are you looking for ways to make some extra cash? We talk you through how to release equity from your home.

Cathy Hudson 25 January 2021
How does equity release work?

Best mortgage lenders 2021 UK: Find the best bank for a mortgage

Discover the best bank for a mortgage in the UK using real customer reviews from our customer satisfaction survey.

Matthew Boyle & Cathy Hudson 23 January 2021
Best mortgage lenders 2021 UK: Find the best bank for a mortgage

Aviva equity release review

Find out how Aviva equity release works, including how its lifetime mortgages can help you release cash and the safeguards in place to limit the potential downsides, in our guide.

Cathy Hudson 15 September 2020
Aviva equity release review

Equity release options for under-55s

If you’re under 55 and can’t access products such as lifetime mortgages and home reversion plans, read our in-depth guide on ways to release equity from your home.

Cathy Hudson 15 September 2020
Equity release options for under-55s

House flipping: How to successfully do property flipping in the UK

Our comprehensive guide to property flipping gives you all the information you need to make a profit, from finding the right property to the costs you need to consider.

Cathy Hudson 24 February 2020
House flipping: How to successfully do property flipping in the UK
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