untitledA million turn to payday loans to pay mortgage and rent

Nearly 1 million people in Britain have used a payday loan to pay their rent or mortgage as they face making ends meet difficult, a survey carried out for Shelter has revealed.

A survey of 4,000 adults found one-in-five rent or mortgage payers had borrowed money to cover their housing costs while 2% had turned to the high cost short-term payday loans to avoid defaulting on payments.

One-in-four people said they would feel too ashamed to ask for help if they couldn’t pay their rent or mortgage while 40% wouldn’t admit if they were struggling with their housing costs to family or friends.

Payday loans showing on your credit report can seriously reduce the risk of you being able to purchase a property or even if you are just remortgaging.

Before you go and apply for a payday loan, consider the consequences and give us a call on 01489 580020 or email us via “Contact Us” whereby one of our qualified mortgage advisers at parkgate can assess your financial needs and provide you with the right advice which could save you from having to rely on payday loans.

 

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