Most of us will never be anything other than newbies when it comes to buying luxury houses for sale, or any type of real estate, for that matter. The subject is simply too broad and ever-changing for we who have jobs and lives of our own to keep abreast of it. When we're thinking about real estate, we can only make semi-educated guesses at best as to whether it would be better to buy, sell, or switch to a variable rate mortgage. That's why experts exist. They make their livings from advising people like us, and generally speaking, they're good at it. Here are some places to find expert advice.
At the Bank
Your first stop when shopping for mortgage expertise should be the offices of the people you already trust to manage your money. Your bank makes money when you are successful, so if you're overreaching to buy those homes your banker can warn you off. He or she can also look over your existing accounts and help you decide what type of mortgage would best fit with your financial situation and the level of risk you are willing to accept.
From a Broker
Some people find that the best mortgage advice comes from mortgage brokers. Mortgage brokers make it their business to find all of the different types of mortgages available from all of the lenders (not just one bank). This can help you find the ideal mortgage for you with a minimum of hassle. Remember though, not all mortgage brokers are created equal, so when you're looking for help to turn your cottage rentals in PEI into a purchase, interview each candidate carefully before you make your decision.
On the Internet
The internet is a vast wealth of information. Some of it is accurate, some of it is not. You have to have a good nose to sniff out accuracy in internet websites but if you've got it, you can find a lot of helpful advice, not only from professional experts but from people like you who have already bought any of the amazing houses for sale and lived to tell the tale of their success or failure. Good places to start are bank websites, financial e-zines, and the websites of mortgage loan companies and brokers.
In the Media
There's a channel for everything these days, so tune into a business network and wade through the shows on spread ETFs until they get to the mortgages. There's BNN - the Business News Network, Bloomberg, and CNBC, and that's just for starters. You can also turn to CNN Money, one of the most popular business related publications around, or the business sections of local and national newspapers for occasional mortgage related articles as well as London pool companies advertisements for pool openings and closings.