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As a Salisbury mortgage broker, Your Mortgage Expert is perfectly positioned to help home movers looking to relocate to Salisbury. We’re based in the heart of Salisbury and Abby Nanson, who is co-owner of the business, was born and raised here.Salisbury Cathedral

If you’re thinking of moving to Salisbury, below is some information that you might find useful.

About Salisbury

Salisbury is a historic market town in Wiltshire on the edge of the Salisbury Plain. It is famous for Salisbury Cathedral which has the tallest tower in England*. It’s eight miles from Stonehenge which is a UNESCO world heritage site and, together with the Cathedral, attracts a large number of visitors to the area.

It is the only city in the county of Wiltshire. There are five rivers that converge on the city of Salisbury which has a population of 62,216 according to the 2011 Census**. It is surrounded by beautiful countryside and has several museums and stately homes to explore.

Is Salisbury a good place to live?The Your Mortgage Expert team

In 2014, The Lonely Planet voted Salisbury the 7th best city to visit in the world****. But as well as Salisbury being a great city to visit, it’s also a lovely place to live.

It has an array of different types of property from new builds on the edges of the city to period town houses in the centre. Vast town houses and detached houses range from £500,000 to £1million, but there are smaller flats and terraces from £110,000 to £250,000***. Therefore there are a variety of property types and sizes for those looking for a mortgage in Salisbury.

Crime in Salisbury is also lower than across the rest of Wiltshire and this is low compared to the UK in general*****. In 2015 it was also voted the happiest place to live in the UK******.

Is Salisbury a good place to bring up children?

Salisbury has a large number of schools. There are two Grammar schools (South Wilts Grammar School for Girls and Bishop Wordsworth Grammar) both of which have an “outstanding” rating from Ofsted. There are also several primaries with a “good” Ofsted rating including St Marks CofE, St Andrew’s CofE, St Paul’s CofE, St Martin’s CofE, St Osmund’s Catholic and Woodlands.***

Does Salisbury have good transport links?

Salisbury has great transport links. The train station is on the edge of the centre, and it takes 30 minutes by train to Southampton, just over an hour to Bristol and an hour and a half into London Waterloo.

By Road, it takes around an hour to Bath, 45 minutes to Basingstoke and Southampton and around an hour to the beach at Bournemouth.

Links you might find useful to find out more about Salisbury

Please note, if you click on the links below you will be departing from the regulated site of Your Mortgage Expert Ltd. Neither Your Mortgage Expert Ltd nor TenetLime are responsible for the accuracy of the information contained within the non-regulated site.

Salisbury Journal: http://www.salisburyjournal.co.uk/

Visit Wiltshire: http://www.visitwiltshire.co.uk/salisbury/home

Salisbury Cathedral: http://www.salisburycathedral.org.uk/

Salisbury Council: http://www.salisburycitycouncil.gov.uk/

Your Mortgage Expert also regularly updates our Twitter and Facebook pages with news about Salisbury so why not take a look:

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Please note, if you click on the links below you will be departing from the regulated site of Your Mortgage Expert Ltd. Neither Your Mortgage Expert Ltd nor TenetLime are responsible for the accuracy of the information contained within the non-regulated site.

* source: http://www.salisburycathedral.org.uk/visit-what-see/salisbury-cathedral-spire

** source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salisbury

*** source: http://www.theguardian.com/money/2011/jul/29/lets-move-to-salisbury

**** source: http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/salisbury-ranked-seventh-in-worlds-best-tourist-cities-9807298.html

***** source: https://www.police.uk/wiltshire/ES/performance/compare-your-area/

****** source: http://www.salisburyjournal.co.uk/news/13581465.Salisbury_named_UK_s_happiest_city/

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  • “Being in the Armed Forces I am away a lot, meaning it can be hard to attend meetings, answer emails and especially hard to fill in forms. Adam and his team were extremely helpful and understanding of our situation and provided help wherever they could. After our initial meeting where we provided our required details, we actually did very little of the hard work, apart from signing a couple of papers.”

    Callum and Verena, First Time Buyer Armed Forces Mortgage Customer from Salisbury

  • “I expect my circumstances were fairly rare, but the help and guidance I received from you was invaluable. I feel that the personal touch you provide offers something that appeals to the soldier in me.  During my service I always liked to have a point of contact, someone who was the “go to” specialist in their field.  This provides a degree of assurance about a situation and it was refreshing to find that same degree of certainty transitioning to civilian life, particularly with something as important as a mortgage and buying our family home.”

    Andrew and Helen, Armed Forces Mortgage Customers from Salisbury

  • “Even though we were used to having a mortgage on the rental property, paying a mortgage on your own home was still a bit of a shock after years of having married quarter rental deducted from your pay at source. But, at every step along the way, we felt reassured, understood and that we really mattered to Adam. Trust is an important concept for military families and we trusted Adam.”

    Fiona and Graham, Armed Forces Mortgage Customers from Wilton

  • “As a contractor, it was difficult for me to obtain a mortgage through normal channels so it was great to find a mortgage adviser that specialised in contractor remortgages and understood the challenges. In addition, I had fairly tight timescales, so wanted someone who could make the process quick and hassle free.”

    Andrea, Contractor Mortgage Customer from Warminster

  • “I am a contractor, therefore require specialist mortgage advice. Adam has now concluded two mortgages for us (new mortgage then a contractor remortgage), and is currently arranging a buy-to-let mortgage for us. He also arranged our life insurance for us. We keep returning to him for some great reasons – he is always available, and ready to help. He provides great advice, and always ensures that he meets our requirements exactly. He is prepared to explain things in such a way that even a lummox like me can understand, and his level of service has remained consistently good over the last three years.”

    Matt, Contractor Mortgage Customer from Southampton

  • “Adam’s advice on the different types of critical illness and life insurance were really useful. He also worked with us to decide the best combination of policies that would work with our existing policies to cover our needs. When doing this he happily tweaked quotes for us until we came out with an arrangement that was both affordable and would provide us with the level of cover we thought appropriate.”

    Hannah and Steve, Protection Insurance Customers from Stamford

  • “Adam provided us with factual advice and also with options of which we were unaware. The advice on gifted equity was something we hadn’t heard about and this assisted us hugely to ensure repayments worked within our affordability. He provided us with a very personal service that made the journey from initial call, to mortgage offer and completion hassle free. We have already recommended Adam to someone and will continue to recommend his services in the future.”

    Saul and Laura, Home Mover Mortgage Customers from Salisbury

  • “Mike and I collected the keys to our flat this weekend and we couldn’t be happier. It’s been a long time coming but we got there! We just wanted to say a MASSIVE thank you for everything you have done for us so far. We’ve really appreciated all the help, advice and reassurance you’ve given us all the way through this process. It’s really nice to have a friendly voice on the other end of the phone.”

    Mike and Bethan, First Time Buyer Customers from London

  • “Without question Adam found me a deal the estate agent’s broker couldn’t. He was very easy to contact whenever I needed him and he took time to explain the ins and outs of the Help to Buy equity loan scheme mortgage that he found me. I would rate him five out of five and will be back to use him when the time comes to remortgage or move.”

    Chris, Help to Buy Customer from Southampton

  • “I have had no problem recommending him to others as I have found his work to be first class. I think at this stage there are about four people who have taken up mortgages through him following my recommendation. In fact, I am currently working with Adam to remortgage all four properties and have no doubt I will use him again in the future.”

    Bernie, Buy to Let Customer from London

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