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"The essence of the Fair Mortgages service is professional independent mortgage and protection advice brought to you by a team of specialist advisers and experienced administration support. 

As your mortgage is such an important transaction, good advice is imperative.

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"We know that the internet is the first port of call for many people when looking for mortgage solutions; our view is, yes use the internet to do your own research , but then bring it to us and we’ll let you know how your findings compare and then give you the information and advice you need - so that you can make the right decision for your future.” Adam Arnott, Head of Mortgages & Protection

Compare mortgages for teachers

Mortgages for teachers and other education sector professionals can often be tailored to the requirements of those in this field. For example, some mortgages for teachers can be offered with flexible criteria and specialist underwriting to take into account the variable income or temporary contracts of trainee or supply teachers.

Getting mortgages for teachers

Teaching staff quite often work under non-standard contracts. As well as full and part time teachers, many education professionals work on a supply basis or with an agency, which can make proving a steady income stream a little more complicated. However many mortgage lenders will take this into account when considering you for a mortgage.

Who can get mortgages for teachers?

Generally speaking, in order to qualify for a mortgage that is exclusively offered to teachers, at least one of the applicants will need to be:

  • A fully qualified teacher
  • A fully qualified lecturer
  • A teaching assistant
  • A newly qualified teacher (NQT)
  • Choosing the right mortgage for teachers

Some specialist mortgage lenders such as Teachers Building Society offer extra incentives for teachers who take out mortgages with them, such as a contribution towards your National Union of Teachers (NUT) subscription fees. They also provide specialist mortge deals for teachers who are close to retirement age.

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