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John Charcol

Two-year fixed mortgages drop below 5% for the first time in months – but should you fix now?

Rates on two-year fixed mortgage deals have dipped below 5% for the first time in five months. But brokers believe fixed deals could get even cheaper – so should you fix now or hold out?

14 November 2023

Mortgage rates fall as Bank of England unexpectedly holds UK rates – so should you fix?

Interest rates on fixed mortgage deals have been edging down over the past few weeks with some five and 10-year fixes now at below 5%.

26 September 2023

Bag a cheap mortgage deal now, despite interest rate rise delay

Interest rates may not rise until 2017, but mortgage borrowers should still consider securing a cheaper deal now

9 November 2015

Urgent warning: EU remortgage rules could create mortgage prisoners

MoneySavingExpert.com explains how new EU rules could affect you if you're looking to remortgage

28 April 2015

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

10 November 2014

Best buy mortgage deals could be at risk

Some best buy deals have been pulled after a rise in the rate at which banks lend to each other

15 August 2013

'Get a mortgage now if you want to fix'

It's claim now is the time to get a mortgage if you want to fix, despite base rate being unlikely to rise any time soon

9 July 2013

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

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

40,000 Halifax mortgage holders at risk of payment hike

Borrowers face the threat of higher mortgage costs after Halifax raised a cap for some on a standard variable mortgage

29 February 2012