Ditch your standard mortgage for a five-year fix?
Millions of mortgage holders have been hit with a huge rise in repayments, while new deal costs are down
28 August 2012
Nationwide: Biggest house prices drop in three years
UK house prices are 13% below their 2007 peak, but this is still less than the falls seen in the United States and Spain
1 August 2012
HSBC launches lowest-ever five-year fixed mortgage
HSBC has launched a five-year fixed deal with a record low rate amid a time of economic uncertainty
13 July 2012
Interest-only mortgages could be 'thing of the past'
Interest-only mortgages could become harder to come by after Santander raised the minimum deposit required to take out the loans
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
Guest Comment: Glimmer of hope for first time buyers
It is hard not to feel sorry for the current crop of beleaguered property-owning wannabes but help to get them a mortgage could be at hand
22 April 2011
Five-year fixed mortgages at all-time low: should you lock in?
19 October 2010
Can the self employed still get a mortgage?
17 July 2010
Time to fix your mortgage?
27 April 2010
Is it time to fix your mortgage?
8 March 2010
13 October 2021
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Government app to be launched next year, allowing Brits to access free schools meals and change driving licence details in one place15 October 2021The Government has unveiled plans to launch an app that will allow users to access Gov.uk services all in one place. The new app will allow users to look up information and apply for different Government features through one account.
15 October 2021Important changes to the way insurers charge new and existing customers are on their way, which will put an end to the 'loyalty premium' borne by consumers, says MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis.
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21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
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