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Martin's debt costs masterclass: Can't afford to clear your debt? You can't afford not to move it to up to 35mths at 0% saving £1,000s

So as it's January, we're in a cost of living crunch, and New Year debt bills are being received by millions, it's time for my annual interest-cutting masterclass.

18 January 2022

Taylor Wimpey leaseholders freed from doubling ground rent clauses – what it means for you

Affected leaseholders’ ground rents will now remain at the amount charged when they first bought their home. Doubling ground rent clauses will also be left out of any future Taylor Wimpey leases.

22 December 2021

Eight mortgage cost-cutting need-to-knows with interest rate rises on the cards

A UK rate rise is on the cards, so can you lock-in cheaply now to save £1,000s?. Here's Martin's mortgage heads up.

16 November 2021

Fears grow of a spike in mortgage rates as the Government battles to curb rising inflation – check if you can lock in now to save £1,000s

Mortgage rates could dramatically rise after new forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) show the Bank of England's base rate could rise to 3.5%. This could mean an end to record low mortgage rates, so it's worth checking now if you can lock in to save £1,000s.

28 October 2021

Mortgage prisoner review launched amid concerns even MORE homeowners could be trapped on expensive rates

More homeowners than previously thought could be trapped on expensive mortgage rates and unable to switch, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has admitted.

26 July 2021

First ever sub-1% five-year mortgage fix launched by Nationwide – check if you can take advantage of record low rates

Nationwide's deal is another reminder of the fierce competition between lenders – there's no better time to check if you could save £1,000s on your mortgage

21 July 2021

Martin Lewis: 'Mortgage rates drop below 1% – check urgently if you can switch & save £1,000s'

New mortgage deals are at their LOWEST EVER rates, with two-year fixes down to 0.95% and five-year fixes at 1.17% (though in some cases they load the cost in the form of hefty fees). That means huge savings are possible for some.

16 June 2021

'Lowest ever' rates on two and five-year fixed mortgages launched - check if you can save £1,000s

Platform and NatWest have today launched fixed-rate deals with the lowest ever interest rates seen on a two-year and five-year fix respectively, according to brokers. But while these mortgages won't necessarily be best for everyone, the headline-grabbing rates of 0.95% and 1.17% indicate that competition between lenders is currently fierce. So check now if you can save £1,000s on your mortgage.

2 June 2021

Accord launches low-deposit mortgage for homebuyers – but it's not around for long

Accord has launched a short-lived 10% deposit mortgage deal. But is it any good?

4 November 2020