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Bank of England's What would Brexit mean for mortgages?

Created on 03 March 2016.

... economy and your own personal finances and mortgages. While we take no side on the crucial question, it is important to see the issue resolved quickly for mortgage holders.  ...

Brexit And The Mortgage Market

Created on 30 March 2017. Posted in Live News

March 29th saw the triggering of Article 50 in the UK. In doing so, a period of uncertainty is expected within the mortgage market. The economy, domestic political issues, the stock markets, inflation, ...

Bank of England's What would Brexit mean for mortgages?

Created on 03 March 2016. Posted in Live News

... economy and your own personal finances and mortgages. While we take no side on the crucial question, it is important to see the issue resolved quickly for mortgage holders. Last week, Prime Minister ...

Could interest rates be cut even further?

Created on 25 September 2015. Posted in Live News

... growth. Traditionally interest rate rises are designed to fight inflation in an economy. They cut disposable and income and help keep prices on an even keel. But the Office for National Statistics ...

What would a Brexit mean expat mortgage borrowers?

Created on 10 June 2015. Posted in Live News

... importantly could be the impact on the currency markets and how the UK economy reacts to an EU exit in the long-term. HSBC has cited the possibility of an EU exit as a reason it could relocate its headquarters ...

Five key ways a Tory election win affects your mortgage planning

Created on 29 May 2015. Posted in Live News

... predecessor coalition is committed to so-called fiscal tightening and monetary loosening. In real terms that means cutting spending while keeping interest rates low to provide a boost to the economy. The ...

Is this the best time ever to get a mortgage?

Created on 11 May 2015. Posted in Live News

...  With the UK economy continuing to strengthen with low inflation and low interest rates combined with high employment, it is increasingly looking like the golden age of mortgages. Rates are rock bottom ...

Can David Cameron keep mortgage rates low?

Created on 03 March 2015. Posted in Live News

... was the risk Britain faced in the last recession. But this Government came to office, set in place a long-term economic plan and showed the world we were managing our economy. As a result, mortgage rates ...

Government Offer 20% Discount to All First-time buyers

Created on 01 March 2015. Posted in Live News

... now employed in house building, providing a boost to the economy. Despite the increase and discounts to be made available, Labour said the plans would ring hollow for those priced out of the market and ...

Millions Overpaying on Mortgages -The Cost of Complacency?

Created on 01 February 2015. Posted in Live News

... is better for customers and to protect the economy, is far better for banks. Any good broker, can assist you in the process of applying for a mortgage, providing original documents and completeing the ...

Lenders cut rates on long-term fixes

Created on 16 January 2015. Posted in Live News

... will hit the UK economy. Falling oil prices, for example, are having unpredictable consequences on mortgages, jobs and inflation. This week, we saw the Swiss currency crisis plunge banks, companies and ...

Economic Headwinds

Created on 30 October 2014. Posted in Live News

... these factors are ready to rock the booming UK economy in the next six months as we head to an election. Chancellor George Osborne has warned the UK economy could be facing troubles in the next few months. ...

Carney pushes rate rise back to 2015

Created on 15 August 2014. Posted in Live News

We are delighted to see the Bank of England signal rates will not rise until next year. With a rapidly improving economy the Bank was expected to act before the end of this year. Base rate has been locked ...

Chancellor Cracks The Whip on "Excessive" Lending

Created on 13 June 2014. Posted in Live News

... months of mounting political pressure the Chancellor has handed the Bank of England significant new powers. The Bank of England's financial policy committee - responsible for keeping the economy safe ...

Is Help to Buy Causing a Housing Bubble?

Created on 05 May 2014. Posted in Live News

... areas of London and the south-east while the economy is growing strongly too. We were delighted to see strong growth of 0.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2014 showing the recovery is well underway ...

Landlords look to buy more properties

Created on 10 February 2014. Posted in Live News

... optimism around capital gains and the broader economy is continuing to increase. This reflects a number of house price surveys showing expected growth of around 7 per cent this year. The UK economy ...

The Big Mortgage Question - Is it Time to Fix?

Created on 26 January 2014. Posted in Live News

... rate will have been 0.5 per cent for five years. With the economy in full recovery mode many borrowers believe rates are on the brink of rising. It is the age old mortgage question of security versus risk, ...

Inflation falls to lowest levels in four years

Created on 14 January 2014. Posted in Live News

...  Alongside other announcements from Bank of England governor Mark Carney this is another positive sign that rates will stay very low for longer. Recovery The economy has been rapidly improving with ...

Rates Won't Rise Quickly - Carney

Created on 08 January 2014. Posted in Live News

We are pleased to see Bank of England governor Mark Carney signaling Bank interest rate rises are a long way off. The recovering UK economy in the last six months of 2013 has prompted growing talk ...

Down-valuations continue to fall as economy recovers

Created on 09 November 2013. Posted in Live News

The proportion of homes down-valued by surveyors continued to fall across the entire UK in the third quarter, according to research from e.surv. The 'overestimate index', seen exclusively by Mortgage ...