Martin Lewis: Are house prices, mortgage rates and rent costs about to rise or fall? Here's what happens next
Are you buying a home, remortgaging or renting, and trying to plan your next steps? MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis explains what could change over the next year in the latest episode of ITV's The Martin Lewis Money Show Live.
29 January 2024
Mortgage rates are falling – five-year fixes to drop under 4%. But will they get cheaper?
Mortgage rates are falling – 5-year fixes to drop under 4%. But will they get cheaper?
16 January 2024
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
Martin Lewis: Chancellor needs to fix dead duck Lifetime ISAs to stop first-time buyers being fined to access their own money
Young savers should not be essentially fined – and lose their hard-saved cash – when they purchase homes above the scheme's £450,000 limit.
6 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
Bank of England increases base rate to 5.25% - here's how it impacts your mortgage and savings
The Bank of England has increased the base rate from 5% to 5.25% - its highest level in over 15 years.
9 August 2023
Fixing your mortgage for 10 years or more is now CHEAPER than a two-year fix – but should you lock in your mortgage rate for the long term?
Fixing your mortgage rate for 10 years is now significantly cheaper than two and five-year deals – even the UK's only 25-year fix has a lower rate than the top two-year fix.
11 July 2023
Martin Lewis: My mortgage conversation with the Chancellor – and why banks should come to the public's aid
In an urgent private meeting on mortgages with Chancellor Jeremy Hunt, and in a separate conversation with Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves, MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has stressed the need for proper forbearance measures for struggling mortgage holders, and the need for banks not to ramp up their profit margins.
21 June 2023
Fixed mortgage rates rising as inflation higher than expected – here's what's happening and why you might want to consider fixing now
While no-one has a crystal ball, experts believe fixed mortgage rates are likely to continue increasing while inflation remains high.
31 May 2023
Leeds becomes first mortgage lender to use Netflix, Spotify and council tax payments to 'boost' home loan chances – here's how it works
Leeds Building Society has become the first in the UK to start using payment data recorded on Experian Boost when considering home loan applications.
16 May 2023
Beat huge 50% car insurance hikes
With our Compare+ tool
Martin: Energy need-to-knows
Plus what you'll pay from April
Pay less at Amazon
Via THREE 'hidden' stores
Martin: Lifetime ISA win?!
in next week's Budget
FREE £200 to switch bank
Urgent. Tesco Clubcard vouchers
£6 off Pampers, 'free' energy drink
And more Feb coupons
Read the full email
For all the latest deals, guides and loopholes simply sign up today – it's spam-free!
Tesco shopper? Today is your LAST CHANCE to spend or extend £18 million of expiring Clubcard vouchers29 February 2024If you've got a Tesco Clubcard, urgently check when your vouchers expire as £18 million worth will run out by the end of today (29 February).
British Gas extends half-price electricity on Sundays offer for some smart meter users until April 2024 – here's what's happening28 February 2024British Gas is extending its offer of half-price electricity on Sundays for some smart meter customers until April 2024.
Chase to raise minimum pay-in for cashback to £1,500 a month – here's what to do if you won't spend that much28 February 2024If you're a Chase customer, you'll soon need to pay in at least £1,500 a month to qualify for its 1% debit card cashback offer. But depending on when you signed up, this change won't take effect immediately – and you can work around it if you'll spend less than £1,500 each month.
Got Avios you won't use for flights? Swap them to Nectar before 11 March as their value is being slashed27 February 2024If you collect Avios – the reward currency of the British Airways 'Executive Club' loyalty scheme – and you're planning to covert them into Nectar points, you should make the swap before Monday 11 March. From this date, the value of Avios being converted will be slashed.
Martin Lewis: Energy Price Cap to FALL 12% on 1 April AND prepay becomes the cheapest way to pay – the five big things you need to know27 February 2024Energy regulator Ofgem has announced the new Energy Price Cap, with prices set to drop by 15% on average from April.
3 January 2024It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
26 February 2024
23 January 2024
10 January 2024
12 December 2023If you’re shopping online for gifts, the deadline for ordering to get ’em in time for Christmas may be sooner than you think. Get it wrong and instead of presents under the tree, they could be held hostage at a courier firm’s out-of-town depot… To help avoid this, retailers now give their own final cut-off dates for orders you want...
Clever ways to calculate your finances