Millions of families risking house and home

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 Millions of families risking house and home

Scottish Widows' Johnny Timpson discusses the best way for advisers to have mortgage protection conversations with clients.

Britain is still a nation of home owners with 11.1 million mortgaged properties recorded in the UK last year.[1] And despite it being harder than ever to get a foot on the housing ladder, there were still more than 341,00 first time buyers in 2016[2]. With the average UK house price standing at £220,706[3], it's no surprise that taking out a mortgage is the biggest financial commitment most of us will ever make. And when you factor in that many micro businesses and SMEs are home based, it's...

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