MSE News


Help for struggling mortgage borrowers urged

The Government should give struggling borrowers more help by keeping some temporary benefits in place, say lenders

8 August 2012

Interest-only mortgages on critical list as Co-op pulls plug

The squeeze on interest-only mortgages continued when as the Co-op announced plans to withdraw its range

2 May 2012

One million face mortgage rate rise

More than a million home owners will see the cost of their mortgage payments increase from today

1 May 2012

Mortgage prisoners need help to escape costly loans, watchdog told

The Financial Services Consumer Panel wants a new rule to allow those who cannot switch to have more freedom

3 April 2012

RBS and Natwest demand £50k salary for interest-only mortgages

The pair are the latest in a long line of providers restricting access to interest-only mortgages

28 March 2012

Government launches home-buying scheme

The NewBuy Guarantee scheme could help 100,000 people buy a new-build home with a deposit of 5% or 10%

12 March 2012

Home repossessions down but future looks gloomy

The number of homes repossessed by mortgage lenders last year fell to its lowest rate since 2007 but is predicted to jump in 2012

9 February 2012

Risky lending targeted in tougher mortgage rules

A shake-up of the mortgage market was unveiled today by the FSA, aiming to prevent a return of irresponsible lending

19 December 2011

Eurozone crisis could force mortgage rates up

Mortgage rates could rise as a result of the eurozone crisis, some experts fear

14 November 2011

Guest Comment: Why should we pay for OUR credit reports?

Tom Ilube, from Callcredit, explains the importance of credit files and whether other firms will embrace free reports

22 July 2011

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