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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

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

18 February 2015

Mortgage prices edging up – despite base rate staying at 0.5%

The cost of a new mortgage is showing signs of edging up despite the Bank of England base rate remaining unchanged

8 May 2014

New mortgage rules: How do they affect you?

Potential home buyers who want a mortgage will have to have their finances scrutinised more closely from tomorrow

25 April 2014

Overpaying your mortgage in December could save £100s

Borrowers with mortgages where the interest is calculated once a year could save by overpaying now

17 December 2013

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

Mortgage rates hit record lows... but watch out for high fees

Some mortgages with higher headline rates may be more suitable, highlighting the importance of factoring in fees

8 February 2013

How mortgage overpayments this month can save £100s

Borrowers with mortgages where the interest is calculated once a year could save by overpaying in the next few weeks

7 December 2012

Co-op launches lowest-ever five-year fixed mortgage

The deal has prompted brokers to suggest homeowners consider fixing their mortgage given the ultra-low offers available

26 November 2012