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Mortgages

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How could making mortgage overpayments affect your credit rating?

For many with mortgages, interest rates remaining static lately has been rather helpful. Low interest rates have meant that the mortgage market has been very competitive, and for many on a long-term low tracker rate it’s been quite beneficial.

23 Apr 14 Read More

New mortgage lending criteria set to be unveiled from April 26th: how will it affect you?

New regulations on the manner in which UK lender’s must assess prospective borrowers mortgage applications are set to be implemented later this week, with market analysts forecasting that it will substantially reduce the number of people who will be able to acquire a secured loan.

22 Apr 14 Read More

Mortgage lending up to £15.4 billion in March, says Council of Mortgage Lenders

Total mortgage lending continued to raise in March, totalling a monumental £15.4 billion, a leading lending group has identified.

17 Apr 14 Read More

Wind farms could decrease property values by 12%, says LSE

Giant wind farms could be decreasing nearby property prices by as much as 12%, extending to a 14km radius, according to research unveiled by the London School of Economics.

10 Apr 14 Read More

House price inflation on the rise again, says the Halifax

Annual house price inflation rose again in the three months to March this year compared to the same point last year, taking it to its largest value since October 2007, the Halifax have identified.

4 Apr 14 Read More

Ex Bank of England policymaker hits out at Help to Buy

A former member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), has branded the coalition’s flagship Help to Buy scheme ‘dysfunctional’ and ‘mistaken’, as growing pressure mounts on the government about the future of the Mortgage Guarantee Scheme.

24 Mar 14 Read More

Mortgage lending at highest level since 2008, says Council of Mortgage Lenders

Mortgage lending levels have reached their highest point since February 2008, official data from Council of Mortgage Lenders has revealed, as the property market continues its astonishing upwards trajectory.

20 Mar 14 Read More

British households spending more on childcare than mortgages

Thousands of families across the UK are spending more money on childcare each year than they are on their mortgages, a study report has revealed.

4 Mar 14 Read More

Mortgage approvals reach 7 year high

The quantity of mortgage applications that are being approved by providers for aspiring homeowners has reached its highest point since the start of the economic downturn back in 2007, according to the Bank of England.

3 Mar 14 Read More

Property market to continue booming through 2014, says British Bankers Association

The boom in the British housing market will continue through 2014, according to a recent analysis of mortgage data undertaken by the British Bankers’ Association (BBA).

25 Feb 14 Read More

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