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.

TSB to be taken over by Banco de Sabadell

20 March 2015

Spain's Banco de Sabadell and TSB have reached an agreement on a £1.7 billion takeover of the British lender

Budget 2015: Help to Buy ISAs to launch

18 March 2015

First-time buyers will get £50 for every £200 saved up to a maximum of £3,000, under the new Help to Buy ISA scheme

'Decrease the term or overpay my mortgage?' – Martin Lewis answers

16 March 2015

Overpaying and shortening a mortgage term do the same thing, yet overpaying has the advantage that you can stop it

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3 March 2015

12 things they don't want you to know

A company's job is to make money, nowt wrong with that, but here's a dirty dozen tricks to turn the system around

27 February 2015

The secret to avoiding bad financial decisions

Suppose I offer you a bet on the toss of a coin. If you win you get £100, if I win you give me £1. Would you bet?

18 February 2015

Mortgage rates at historic lows – can you save?

Many people can slash £1,000's a year off their mortgage costs, so everyone should check if they can save now

5 January 2015

One in nine worried they can't pay for housing costs after Xmas

More than 3 million people fear they'll miss their rent or mortgage payments this month following the cost of Xmas

15 December 2014

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

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

10 December 2014

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

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

3 December 2014

Stamp duty to undergo massive overhaul: Autumn Statement 2014

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

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

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