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5 Steps to Mortgage Success

Taking out a mortgage isn’t as simple as just picking the best deal and immediately borrowing at great rates – there are always obstacles (financial and otherwise) in the way.

1 Jul 15 Read More

Location, location, location is the key to a new home

The familiar phrase ‘location, location, location’ still holds true when buying a new home according to research released by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks today.

4 Jun 15 Read More

Pre-election jump saw mortgage approvals reach 10 month high in the UK

Early predictions of a pre-election slump in the house market have been shattered by findings from the British Bankers’ Association (BBA), who reported a 7% increase in the number of mortgage approvals from March to April.

1 Jun 15 Read More

Mortgage rates continue to fall as four year fixed deals drop to as little as 1.84%

Record low interest rates have already been seen in two and five year fixed rate mortgage plans, but recent figures show that it is four year fixed rate plans that have seen the starkest drop.

28 May 15 Read More

Mortgage rates continue to fall as Yorkshire Building Society brings out lowest ever two-year fixed deal

Yorkshire Building Society’s latest offering - a two-year mortgage with an interest rate fixed at 1.07% - marks a milestone on the path of UK mortgage rates as they look set to drop below 1% any time soon.

26 May 15 Read More

UK House Price Increase Rises by 2.6% in a Month

As of this March, house prices in the UK have increased by 9.6% in the last year, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

20 May 15 Read More

Cheap Mortgages Are Disappearing Already

The cheapest mortgages on the market right now are slowly starting to be removed by banks.

20 May 15 Read More

Short Supply Responsible For Rising House Prices

Surveyors have stated that there are a dwindling number of people who are currently putting their houses up for sale. This is thought to be contributing to the continued increase in house prices across the UK market.

18 May 15 Read More

First Time Buyers Wait Longer Than Expected to Get on Property Ladder

First Time Buyers are having to wait longer than planned to take their first step onto the property ladder according to new research from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks.

18 May 15 Read More

April House Prices Up By 1.6% According to Halifax

House prices in the UK have gone up by 1.6% according to a report released by Halifax. This means that the yearly increase has now risen to 8.5%.

11 May 15 Read More

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