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All news stories featuring 'Mortgages'

Getting a mortgage is a huge decision, so see our Cheap Mortgage Finding guide to navigate the maze. Here are the latest news stories about mortgages from Money Saving Expert.

First-time buyers to get 20% discount on 'starter homes'

15 December 2014

The Prime Minister has today set out plans for a scheme offering 100,000 first-time buyers new homes with a 20% discount

Northern Rock told to refund 40,000 over incorrect loan documents

10 December 2014

More than 40,000 Northern Rock borrowers are set to receive compensation following a High Court ruling today

Stamp duty to undergo massive overhaul: Autumn Statement 2014

3 December 2014

From tomorrow, stamp duty will only paid on the portion of the purchase price that goes over each threshold

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Older News Stories

25 November 2014

People over 40 'denied mortgages'

New research suggests homebuyers over 40 are being denied mortgages because they will retire before the term is up

24 November 2014

Guest comment: Buyers and sellers are being ripped off by estate agents

Stella Creasy MP explains why she's calling for estate agents to be banned from charging fees to both buyers and sellers

18 November 2014

'I got my neighbours a £5,000 rebate on their council tax'

Retiree Marjorie Cannadine helped four of her neighbours who were on the wrong council tax band each get a £5,000 rebate

13 November 2014

Property repossessions and arrears at a six year low

Low interest rates mean fewer homeowners are struggling to keep up with their mortgage repayments

11 November 2014

On a mortgage lender's SVR? Check you're not paying too much

Many homeowners with a decent credit score and 10%+ equity who are on a SVR for their mortgage could ditch it and save

10 November 2014

Customers being 'ripped off' by banks on Faster Payments limits

The limit for transferring money by Faster Payments with your bank is £100,000, yet many banks set the limit much lower

7 November 2014

Guest Comment: Sarah Beeny decodes estate agent speak

Estate agent windows are a hotbed of flowery language. If you're baffled by descriptions, Sarah Beeny decodes them here

30 October 2014

Nationwide: 'House prices still rising, but growth is slowing'

House prices hit an all-time high this month, but the pace of growth has been slowing for two months, says Nationwide

29 October 2014

Yorkshire Building Society fined £4.1m over mortgage arrears failings

Yorkshire Building Society has been fined over £4.1 million for failing to properly deal with customers in arrears

27 August 2014

RBS fined £14.5m over mortgage advice

RBS and NatWest fined £14.5m after the Financial Conduct Authority found 'serious failings' in mortgage advice given

2 July 2014

UK house prices reach all-time high, Nationwide says

House prices have rocketed past their 2007 peak to stand at a new all-time average high of £188,903 across the UK

30 June 2014

Risky mortgage clampdown outlined by Bank of England

Bank of England's planning to cap home loans and introduce stronger checks to make sure borrowers can afford repayments

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