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Law could be changed to help mortgage prisoners

Treasury Minister John Glen has written to Nicky Morgan MP saying that change to legislation could be considered after we leave the European Union

14 November 2018

Helping mortgage prisoners is 'a matter of urgency' says FCA

Christopher Woolard, executive director of strategy and competition at the FCA, made the comments this morning at the UK Finance Annual Mortgage Conference

6 November 2018

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

Halifax mortgage-holders to get cash back after interest error

If you're affected you'll be receiving £20 redress from Halifax

22 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's event at the Conservative Party Conference

2 October 2018

Nationwide and TSB to hike mortgages but won't pass the full interest rate rise on to many savers

Nationwide and TSB have confirmed they won't pass on the full interest rate rise to most savers

7 August 2018

Big banks hike mortgages but keep schtum on savings after base rate rise

Some banks and building societies are hiking mortgage prices after yesterday's base rate rise, but not savings rates

3 August 2018

Considering a 10-year mortgage fix? Here are the pros and cons

Longer fixes are increasingly under the spotlight after yesterday's decision to raise the base rate to 0.75%

3 August 2018

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