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Birmingham Midshires pays compensation to mortgage customers

Birmingham Midshires is paying compensation to some customers after wrongly calculating their monthly mortgage payments, and one customer has already received over £1,600. Here's what you need to know

3 July 2019

Government to sell former Northern Rock mortgages

The Government has announced it is selling off 66,000 mortgages and unsecured loans originally held by NRAM, formerly part of failed lender Northern Rock

2 April 2019

Homeowners could switch to a cheaper mortgage more easily as lending rules are set to be relaxed

Tens of thousands of mortgage prisoners are now one step closer to being freed, after the financial regulator began consulting on relaxing mortgage affordability rules, in an important step forward for MoneySavingExpert.com's long-running campaign.

26 March 2019

Applied for an HSBC product on Wednesday? Check you weren't wrongly declined

Some applicants who applied for HSBC credit cards, mortgages or loans yesterday were wrongly rejected due to problems with credit checks - if you made an application, here's what you need to know

24 January 2019

Budget 2018: Stamp duty relief to now include shared ownership properties

First-time buyers in shared ownership homes will pay zero stamp duty on the first £300,000 of any home that costs up to £500,000 with immediate effect, the Chancellor has announced. The change will be retrospective back to the last Budget (22 November 2017).

29 October 2018

Martin Lewis: Stop handing mortgage prisoners 'life sentences'

Martin was speaking alongside MPs Nicky Morgan and John Glen at the Conservative Party Conference

3 October 2018

Minister gives hope to 'mortgage prisoners'

Martin was speaking alongside MPs Nicky Morgan and John Glen at MoneySavingExpert.com's event at the Conservative Party Conference

2 October 2018

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