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House sales up in 2012

Created on 06 February 2013.

... wider availability of lower mortgage rates. Chief economist at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Simon Rubinsohn, said: "What we have had is a decent recovery in the second half of the ...

The Uncertain Aftermath of the 2017 Election

Created on 13 June 2017. Posted in Live News

... the clear economic challenges, the current uncertainty offers potential advantages. The lower pound is likely to help Expats looking to purchase in the UK as exchange rates may be more favourable. Investors ...

The Uncertain Aftermath of the 2017 Election

Created on 13 June 2017. Posted in Uncategorised

... more uncertainty. Despite the clear economic challenges, the current uncertainty offers potential advantages. The lower pound is likely to help Expats looking to purchase in the UK as exchange rates ...

Motivation to Remortgage Highest Since 2008

Created on 07 March 2017. Posted in Live News

... are now faced with the choice of remortgaging to a lower rate, or reverting to their lender's higher SVR. It's a no-brainer. After all, the average SVR currently stands at 4.56%, while the average two-year ...

Building Society Rates Lower Than Banks

Created on 16 February 2017. Posted in Live News

... these providers will be significantly lower than those offered elsewhere. However, our latest research shows that things aren't always as they seem, as building societies are the clear winners when it ...

Building Societies Offering Better Interest Rates Than Banks

Created on 23 June 2016. Posted in Live News

... many would assume that mortgage rates from these providers would be significantly lower than those offered by the rest of the market, but our new research has found that this isn't actually the case, and ...

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

Created on 03 March 2016. Posted in Live News

... base rate. Alternatively a weaker British economy in the wake of Brexit could lead to interest rates being held at 0.5% or even lower to prop up the country. This could be good news for some mortgage ...

Could interest rates be cut even further?

Created on 25 September 2015. Posted in Live News

... the Bank of England fears and it is fantastic news for mortgage borrowers. We are delighted to see mortgage rates at record lows and the idea they can become even lower is great news for homebuyers and ...

Mortgage market bounces back in April

Created on 23 June 2015. Posted in Live News

... stay put. The rates may be low but there are even lower rates available elsewhere. In addition confidence in property price rises may also be encouraging many long-term homeowners to release some cash ...

Five key ways a Tory election win affects your mortgage planning

Created on 29 May 2015. Posted in Live News

...  That plan affects the cost of UK Government debt – gilts. The price of fixed rate mortgages is intrinsically tied to gilt rates so the lower their yield the cheaper fixed rate mortgages will be. In ...

How the Budget can help you save for a mortgage

Created on 22 May 2015. Posted in Live News

... and paying lower interest rates or lower mortgage terms can be a great way of saving cash. Flexible mortgages such as interest-only deals or offset can be an excellent way of saving money for a rainy ...

Is this the best time ever to get a mortgage?

Created on 11 May 2015. Posted in Live News

... income and not the borrower’s income and expenditure means they charge a premium. Buy to let deals will always be more expensive than residential and they will also be offered at lower loan to values. ...

Can David Cameron keep mortgage rates low?

Created on 03 March 2015. Posted in Live News

... a more trusted plan to repay its debt then the interest rates it pays to finance its debt will be lower. It works the same for a mortgage. If you are a more trusted borrower then you get cheaper rates. ...

Millions Overpaying on Mortgages -The Cost of Complacency?

Created on 01 February 2015. Posted in Live News

... rate. Monthly payments reduced and psychologically, falling on to a standard variable rate of say 2.5%, 3.99% or 4.74% depending on the lender, they have felt far better paying a slightly lower rate, compared ...

MORTGAGES FOR OVER 60's

Created on 08 January 2015. Posted in Landing Pages (New)

... interest only has all severely tightened. There remains however a good number of long established lenders willing to provide competitive rates to more mature borrowers, deeming them to be a far lower ...

Economic Headwinds

Created on 30 October 2014. Posted in Live News

...  We see this as great news for those enjoying low mortgage rates as the Bank keeps its base rate lower for longer. However, it could spell trouble for a rocky housing market that is potentially reaching ...

Scotland launches major overhaul of stamp duty

Created on 13 October 2014. Posted in Live News

... properties while dramatically cutting rates for lower priced properties. In its annual Budget, the Scottish government said 5,000 additional house purchases will be taken out of tax. Under the new ...

Carney pushes rate rise back to 2015

Created on 15 August 2014. Posted in Live News

... lower wages. This means that the economy remains fragile and individuals are still financial uncertain. We wholeheartedly agree with this economic analysis. We know borrowers would struggle with ...

Chancellor Cracks The Whip on "Excessive" Lending

Created on 13 June 2014. Posted in Live News

... clamp has been tightened around the mortgage market as policymakers seek to end boom and bust in house prices and lending. Borrowers will have access to lower loan amounts according to their salaries ...

Remortgage Boom as Two Thirds Sit on Variable Rates

Created on 01 June 2014. Posted in Live News

... could be lower than in the future. Borrowers should plan ahead and be assessing their finances now. For those who have lived on 0.5 per cent base rates, could they cope with higher bills? Would you be ...