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Homeowners Hurry to Remortgage on Lower Fixed Rates

Recently released data reveals homeowners are switching to record low fixed mortgage rates in a bid to take advantage of the ongoing price war between lenders and the increased equity available on their homes.

25 Feb 15 Read More

Confidence in Housing Market Reaches Three Year High

Almost a quarter (24%) of people plan to change their current property either by extending or carrying out home improvements. A further 14% said they want to sell their house in the coming year.

24 Feb 15 Read More

Yorkshire Building Society Deepens Mortgage Price War

The Yorkshire Building Society is the latest to join in with the mortgage rate price war, introducing its best product yet with a two-year fixed deal at 1.18%.

24 Feb 15 Read More

New Lending Regulations Prevent Remortgaging Say Banks

The announcement that the amount of re-mortgage deals have dropped by 6% has led some experts to accuse lenders of distorting the rules in order to prevent customers getting better prices.

24 Feb 15 Read More

ONS: House Prices Rise 9.8%

New data released by the Office of National Statistics have revealed that in the year leading up to December 2014, house prices went up by 9.8%. This is down 0.1% from 9.9% in the year to November 2014. In Britain, the average house now costs £272,000.

20 Feb 15 Read More

Over 50s Are Missing Out on Record Low Mortgage Rates

The benefits of the escalating mortgage price war are being missed by those over the age of 50 according to the latest figures.

17 Feb 15 Read More

Fixed-Rate Mortgages at Record Low

According to the Bank of England, there has never been a better time to be looking to borrow for a home loan.

11 Feb 15 Read More

First Direct Offer Record Low Fixed-Rate Mortgage

The mortgage rate battle between banks has escalated further with First Direct the most recent to declare a reduction in their fixed-rate mortgages. They have announced a new scheme which offers their customers a five-year fixed mortgage at 2.28%.

9 Feb 15 Read More

Growth in Price of UK Houses Continues to Slow

The mortgage lender Nationwide has released figures revealing house prices are increasing at the slowest rate since 2013.

5 Feb 15 Read More

HSBC Introduce Cheapest Fixed Mortgage Rate

HSBC have introduced the cheapest fixed mortgage rate on the market in a reaction to the increase in competition within this sector and interest rates plummeting across the board.

2 Feb 15 Read More

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